December 20, 2014

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BLOG: UMass football recruiting roundup: UMass signs DT, offers two kickers -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

UMass President Robert Caret resigns to become chancellor of the University of Maryland system -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Brandon Montour: ‘It felt great to be out there’ -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

UMass falls to Northeastern in Brandon Montour’s debut -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Cady Lalanne continues to evolve as a potential outside shooting threat -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

UMass hockey returns to action against Northeastern, Montour to make season debut -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Demetrius Dyson remains hopeful despite rocky start to season -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Former UMass soccer star Matt Keys aims to continue his career professionally -

Monday, December 15, 2014

Pierre-Louis, Dillard shine in UMass victory over Holy Cross -

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Passing, spacing improved in UMass victory -

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Prolific first half propels UMass past Canisius, 75-58 -

Saturday, December 13, 2014

UMass Faculty Senate hears ad hoc committee’s report on FBS football, shoots down contentious motion -

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Minutemen hope improved spacing will aid struggling half court offense -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Divest UMass urges Board of Trustees to split with fossil fuel industry -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Cady Lalanne accustomed to dealing with increased attention -

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Front to Back: Week of Dec. 1, 2014 -

Monday, December 8, 2014

Chiarelli: UMass basketball running out of time to find its identity -

Monday, December 8, 2014

Minutewomen take care of business against American -

Monday, December 8, 2014

UMass women’s basketball handles American, 71-61 -

Sunday, December 7, 2014

UMass basketball downed by Florida Gulf Coast 84-75 -

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Penn State and Drexel secure victories in final game of the season

Delaware's Joey Prieto (23) tries to stop Penn State's Tom LaCrosse as he runs with the ball during the game in State College, Pa., Saturday, April 19, 2014. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times/MCT)

The Nittany Lions and the Dragons earn wins while Towson falters as the Colonial Athletic Association wraps up the regular season

No. 11 UMass women’s lacrosse ends regular season with undefeated A-10 record for fourth straight season with win over Duquesne

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

The Minutewomen defeated Duquesne in their season finale on Sunday, 16-8, for their fourth straight perfect Atlantic 10 record.

Kelsey McGovern has milestone day in UMass women’s lacrosse’s win over George Mason

Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian

Kelsey McGovern continued her successful recovery from an ACL tear by setting a new UMass career record in draw controls in Sunday’s win over George Mason

UMass men’s lacrosse drops second consecutive game in loss to Drexel

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

The Dragons scored five goals in the final quarter as UMass men’s lacrosse drops back-to-back conference games.

No. 11 UMass women’s lacrosse dominates Saint Joseph’s at home

Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian

The Minutewomen used 10 different goal-scorers to defeat Saint Joseph’s 18-2 at McGuirk Stadium on Sunday.

Goalkeeper Zach Oliveri, UMass men’s lacrosse show promise in loss to Towson after 14-day hiatus

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

UMass goaltender Zach Oliveri and his defense showed poised throughout its 6-5 loss to Towson on Saturday.

No. 11 UMass women’s lacrosse prepare for A-10 opener against La Salle

UMass midfielder Melissa Carelli Robert (Rigo/Daily Collegian)

The Minutewomen welcome the Explorers to McGuirk Stadium on Friday as they begin conference play.

UMass men’s lacrosse ready to start final stretch of the season against Towson

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

The UMass men’s lacrosse team resumes conference play with a matchup against Towson on Saturday.

No. 11 UMass women’s lacrosse motivated by its recent loss to No. 7 Northwestern

Senior Defender Kelsey McGovern defends against Northwestern attack Alyssa Leonard in UMass's 10-6 loss to the No. 7 Wildcats last Tuesday (Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

The Minutewomen have been taking all the positives and negatives from their hard-fought loss to the Wildcats as they prepare for the start of conference play.

No. 10 UMass women’s lax suffers first loss of the season

In a top-10 showdown with No. 7 Northwestern, the Minutewomen fell, 10-6.

Match between UMass women’s lax, Northwestern a physical contest

The Minutewomen committed a whopping 44 penalties in their 10-6 loss to the Wildcats Tuesday night

No. 10 UMass women’s lacrosse to face toughest competition yet against No. 7 Northwestern Tuesday

Kelsey McGovern takes the ball during a 12-6 victory against Holy Cross on Feb. 19. (Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

The Minutewomen will host the Wildcats, hoping to beat them for the first time in 12 matchups.

Rachel Valarelli continues to lead strong defensive play for No. 10 UMass women’s lacrosse

The junior goalkeeper hopes to continue to find success in net vs. No. 7 Northwestern on Tuesday night.

Grant Whiteway’s seven goals propel UMass men’s lacrosse over Providence

UMass teammates Connor Mooney and Matt Whippen celebrate after a goal. (Nicole Evangelista/Daily Collegian)

UMass men’s lacrosse junior Grant Whiteway’s seven goals propelled UMass to a 16-11 win over Providence on Tuesday.

A-10 women’s lax notebook: George Mason continues win streak, SJU and GW fall

The Patriots won their fourth straight game while Saint Joseph’s and George Washington suffered losses.

Grant Whiteway has career day for UMass men’s lacrosse

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

Grant Whiteway helped the Minutemen rebound after Saturday’s loss with a win over Providence on Tuesday.

UMass ready for Providence following first loss of the season

Nicole Evangelista/Daily Collegian

Despite a quick turnaround, the Minutemen are excited to get back onto the field and avenge Saturday’s lopsided loss

Joe Calvello’s consistency on face-offs a difference maker for UMass men’s lacrosse

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Senior center Joe Calvello’s 61 percent faceoff win percentage has charged UMass (4-1) men’s lacrosse this season.

Towson and Delaware prevail, while Drexel falls on the road

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Towson and Delaware headline big wins in the Colonial Athletic Association, while Drexel falls to .500 with a road loss.

Hofstra, PSU, Delaware all prevail in weekend action

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Hofstra knocked off Georgetown in overtime, while Penn State claimed the Creator Trophy with win over Ohio State

UMass dominates Brown behind shut-down defense and effective passing

Nicole Evangelista/Daily Collegian

UMass men’s lacrosse used crisp passing plays to generate offense while the defense held strong in a 15-2 rout of Brown in Providence, R.I.

UMass men’s lacrosse looks for revenge against Brown

Connor Mooney looks to close in on the goal during Saturday’s 8-4 win over Harvard. (Alex Aritan/Daily Collegian)

The Minutemen hope to preserve their perfect record on Saturday when they face the Bears.

Eipp leads No. 10 UMass women’s lax to victory over BU

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Sophomore attacker Erika Eipp led UMass with four goals as the Minutewomen won a hard fought victory over the Terriers on Wednesday.

No. 11 UMass women’s lacrosse hosts Holy Cross in home opener

Taylor C. Snow/Daily Collegian

The Minutewomen hope to continue to see early-season improvement as they return home for their first game at McGuirk Stadium.

CAA men’s lacrosse squads Drexel and Penn State dropped close nonleague games over the weekend

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Drexel’s comeback bid fell short against No. 7 Virginia, while Penn State’s late flurry ended in an overtime defeat to Loyola.

George Washington and Richmond both suffer losses

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The George Washington and Richmond women’s lacrosse teams both suffered road losses over the weekend, while other Atlantic 10 teams saw games get cancelled due to heavy snow.

Penn State throttles Michigan in season opener

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Penn State, Towson pick up important early-season victories as the lacrosse season gets underway.

UMass women’s lacrosse pulls away from Vanderbilt in season opener

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

The Minutewomen opened the second half with four unanswered goals on their way to a 13-6 victory in their season opener against the Commodores.

No. 13 UMass women’s lax looks to continue winning ways against Richmond

The UMass women’s lacrosse team will try to remain perfect at home as it begins a three-game home stand Friday.

UMass tries to end losing streak in CAA opener against Penn State

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to end its first three-game losing streak since 2008 when it hosts Penn State in its CAA opener on Saturday.

UMass men’s lacrosse moves on to Harvard

The UMass men’s lacrosse quickly put its dramatic win over North Carolina in the past, and shifts its focus to Harvard on Saturday.

Lacrosse 2013

Check out the Daily Collegian’s coverage of the men and women’s lacrosse teams for the beginning of the new season.

Unlikely heroes lift UMass men’s lacrosse to season-opening win

The UMass men’s lacrosse opened its season in dominating fashion on the backs of its second midfield line.

CAA lacrosse roundup

Collegian columnist Patrick Strohecker rounds up the latest news in college lacrosse.

Men’s lacrosse opens preseason play with St. John’s

With the men’s lacrosse season drawing closer, coach Greg Cannella’s team took the opportunity to warm up against the Red Storm of St. John’s over the weekend.

Minutewomen dominate Vermont in home opener

The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team defeated nonconference opponent Vermont on Saturday, 17-9, at McGuirk Stadium in its home opener.

PSU upsets Pride, Tigers first in conference

Freshman Nick Dolik scored three goals against the No.11 Pride, giving the Nittany Lions its second victory of the season. The Towson Tigers defeated another Top 10 team and now sit in first in the CAA, while Blue Hens attackman Curtis Dickson earned Player of the Week honors.

Upperclassmen look to lead on Senior Day, rest of season

The Minutemen have six seniors who will be honored Saturday against the Towson Tigers at Garber Field. Each senior has had a different path throughout their UMass careers; however, all are helping a youthful team riding a four game-winning streak and a national top 10 ranking.