The Minutemen will look to improve upon last year’s 16-4 loss to the Great Danes when they travel to Albany on Wednesday in search of their first win of the season.
Although off to a slow start in 2016, the Great Danes will still provide a difficult challenge for a young Minutemen team still finding their identity.
Growth and improvement trumps winning in UMass’ home game against Albany
The Minutewomen begin their quest to win their eighth straight A-10 title against the Hawks.
The Minutewomen fought for a 21-15 advantage on ground balls led by the efforts of Hannah Murphy and Kate and Anne Farnham.
The Minutewomen avenged their 7-4 loss to the Great Danes from a year ago with a win Wednesday at Garber Field.
Holy Turner (three goals, four assists) and Nicole Troost (five goals, one assist) shine in the Minutewomen’s victory Friday afternoon against Michigan.
A combination of poor Minutemen offense and strong Great Dane defense limited UMass to only four goals.