After extending their lead to 11 in the first half, the Spiders responded with a 22-2 run to drop the Minutemen on their senior night.
Zach Turcotte honored before the game for Senior Day.
The Minutemen look to end season strong taking on a top-level A-10 team on Wednesday.
With UMass reaching the end of a disappointing regular season, Derek Kellogg decided to make practice interesting by putting starting jobs on the line.
A two-possession game with just over half of the fourth quarter remaining, the Minutewomen failed to record another field goal, falling to the Spiders 56-45 in Virginia.
UMass women’s basketball looks to overcome seven-game losing streak heading into last three conference games
Minutewomen coach Tory Verdi searches for “a sense of urgency” heading into home stretch of season.
The Minutewomen look to bounce back after their double overtime loss against GW last Saturday at Mullins Center.
Redshirt junior Heater MacLean’s 17:06 5K is the highlight of UMass trip to Virginia.
The Minutewomen clinched a spot in next weekend’s Atlantic 10 tournament after Friday’s win.
Thursday’s game against the A-10’s No. 1 seed Hawks will be the Minutewomen’s final home game at Rudd Field.
The Minutewomen won their first of two weekend games, shutting out VCU Friday.
The Minutewomen will look to get their first conference point of the season Sunday afternoon against Richmond.
The 11-day rest period included shoring up both the offensive and defensive side of the ball.
After dropping their first two games this season, the Minutewomen bounced back Labor Day weekend with a pair of wins against Columbia and UMass Lowell.
The Minutewomen’s Abby Walker broke a 7-7 tie with 15 minutes, 14 seconds remaining in the second half to secure the win against the Spiders.
The Minutemen used a seven-run eighth inning to propel them to victory over the Spiders on Sunday morning.
The Minutewomen will look to win their eighth straight A-10 title Sunday against Richmond.
Hannah Burnett and Callie Santos step up offensively in the absence of Nicole Troost in the Minutewomen’s 18-10 win over Richmond.
The Minutewomen are not taking Richmond or Virginia Commonwealth lightly despite poor records.
With Nicole Troost missing the second consecutive game with a wrist injury, Hannah Burnett stepped up in her absence, finishing with four goals and an assist against the Explorers.