With a change of position and a change of scenery, Mael Walkowiak will look to bolster a veteran defense in an attempt to return the Minutemen to the NCAA Tournament.
It’s Lax Time! A full preview of the UMass Minutemen and Minutewomen Lacrosse programs as they head into the 2011 season.
The Minutemen enter the 2010 season with something to prove after dropping four of its last five games to end 2009.
Following winning the Atlantic 10 championship, the Minutewomen look to keep positive tendencies alive.
Columnist Nick O’Malley explains that although the men’s lacrosse team is popularized over the women’s team, the Minutewomen should receive more acceptance by the fans.
Sports Editor David Brinch explains why this season’s men’s lacrosse team may be just like the 2006 squad, which made a deep run into the NCAA tournament.
As the 2011 season begins, the Minutewomen prepare to defend their Atlantic 10 title by returning 10 players and 17 letterwinners.
The attacking unit for the No.16 Minutemen will benefit from the return of Art Kell and second season of Will Manny. Goalkeeper Tim McCormack, long pole Casey Rahn and midfielder Ryan Hantverk hope to lead UMass deep into the Colonial Athletic Association tournament and back to the NCAA tournament.
Angela McMahon takes over the head coaching position for the Minutewomen after Alexis Venechanos exits.
A guide to the upcoming UMass Minutewomen Lacrosse 2011 season.