The Minutemen out-hit Stags 11-5, but fell after a go-ahead home run from Fairfield’s Mac Crispino in the seventh inning.
The Minutemen’s losing streak extends to three after a 8-6 loss to Fairfield Saturday afternoon.
The Minutemen will be tasked with slowing down the Colonial Athletic Association’s top two scorers in Colin Burke (31 goals) and T.J. Neubauer (26).
The Tigers defeated the Minutemen 11-8 Saturday afternoon at Garber Field. UMass initially led in the first quarter, but failed to regain the lead after Towson tied the game at two.
The Massachusetts men’s soccer team may have found the confidence boost it needs, after going winless in its two openers, when it faces Fairfield this Saturday. The Minutemen (0-1-1) will head to the home of the Stags (1-1-1) after suffering a loss to Harvard this past Monday in a game that featured odious fouls and late-game theatrics. “There were a lot of positives, but bottom-line is we lost and no one likes losing. So we’ve got to get back to work and get ready for Saturday’s game,” UMass coach Sam Koch said. Historically speaking, Saturday’s game looks to be in…