Minutemen hope strong conference play to end the season will carry over into VCU contest Thursday.
For three Minutemen, this week’s A-10 tournament could be their final time on a soccer field.
Men’s and women’s basketball set to begin season this Friday, while field hockey and men’s soccer look to continue season this week in postseason.
Goals by Ty Goncalves and Josh Jess gave the Minutemen a 2-0 win against the Rams Wednesday afternoon.
Connor O’Dwyer lifts the Minutemen over GW, into driver’s seat for A-10 tournament berth.
A clean sheet for goalkeeper Jorge Becerra and an assist for midfielder Ty Goncalves led the Minutemen to a 1-0 over George Washington on Senior Day.
Josh Jess’ header gives UMass overtime victory over VCU.
The UMass men’s soccer team is lifted by the strong play by Josh Jess at both ends of the field in 1-0 victory of VCU
Jess makes the golden goal off of a header in the 100th minute to lift the Minutemen past the Rams.
The loss to the Rams on Wednesday ended a five game unbeaten streak for the Minutemen that began with a 3-2 win over Hartford on Sept. 24.
UMass reaches record of 4-1-2 after away game in North Carolina.
Goalkeeper Jorge Becerra made seven saves, earning his fourth shutout of the season.
The Minutemen finally earned their first victory thanks to two first half goals and strong defensive play keeping the Bears out of the net for the whole game.
In time, defenseman Josh Jess believes the Minutemen defense will be able to hold off any offense.
Despite taking 13 shots in the first half, the Minutemen tied St. Peter’s 1-1 in their first game at Rudd Field in 2016.
Coach Fran O’Leary discussed his first year in charge of the Minutemen, who finished tied for fourth place in the Atlantic 10 despite being picked to finish 12th in the preseason.
After defensive play on both sides dictated regulation, the Minutemen notched a 97th minute goal to earn the win against Fordham.
Casey Hamill clinched a spot in the tournament with an overtime game-winner against the Rams Saturday afternoon.
The Minutemen put together a strong effort defensively to keep the Billikens out of the back of the net.
Behind new coach Fran O’Leary, the Minutemen look to improve from its 2014 mark of 3-14-1 despite the loss of cornerstone players Matt Keys and Josh Schwartz.
Former Massachusetts men’s soccer player Matt Keys is pursuing a professional soccer career and hopes his background, including his time at UMass, has prepared him for the challenge.