UMass lost to Delaware 9-7 Saturday in the CAA Championship, missing the opportunity to receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The UMass men’s lacrosse team lost the CAA Championship to Delaware 9-7, Saturday night at home.
UMass is in the conference tournament, but wants to focus on the Blue Hens.
Although the effort was there, No. 8 Hofstra fell to Saint John’s, 8-5, on March 22nd and rebounded with an 11-5 win over Drexel.
UNH and Delaware square off Friday, after the Wildcats defeated Bethune-Cookman last week in the second round of play. The Blue Hens have one of the top five offenses in the country led by Penn State transfer quarterback and CAA Offensive Player of the Year Pat Devlin. Meanwhile, Villanova takes on Appalachian State, while William & Mary were defeated by Georgia Southern, 31-15 on its home turf.
No. 2 Delaware defeated the Massachusetts football team, 45-27, on Senior Day at McGuirk Stadium. Quarterback Kyle Havens finished with 228 passing yards and four touchdowns.
There were many similarities between the Massachusetts football team’s loss to Delaware and its earlier loss at Michigan. Both teams were efficient in third down play compared to UMass.
After defeating the Black Bears 39-24 victory for their third-straight conference win last week, UMass has yet another large test this week when the Blue Hens head to Amherst on Saturday.
After throwing a league-worst 15 interceptions last season, Massachusetts quarterback Kyle Havens has only five this season. Going into a tough matchup against Delaware, UMass coach Kevin Morris believes possession is the biggest key to earning a victory.
With both Delaware and William & Mary winning their respective games this weekend, the two sides are a deadlock for first place in the Colonial Athletic Association. While the Blue Hens trounced Towson, 48-0, the Tribe snuck by New Hampshire, 13-3.
Behind quarterback Chris Witney, Villanova dominated Maine over this past weekend, with a final score of 48-18. The Wildcats scored four touchdowns on five offensive drives in the first half.
Tea partier Christine O’Donnell floundered during the Delaware senate debates in the eyes of Collegian correspondent Yaroslav Mikhaylov.