Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Duncan, Roa lead respective teams this season

By Ben Lambert

October 24, 2011

Filed under Cross Country

After beginning the season with strong performances at the Bryant University Invitational and Minuteman Invitational, the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams have kept up their momentums over the past fe...

Minutemen finish second despite changes to course

By Ben Lambert

September 20, 2011

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross-country teams may not have felt particularly at home as they prepared to compete in the Minuteman Invitational on Saturday, as flooding from Tropical Storm Irene rendered their normal...

Newcomers push UMass ahead in weekend competition

By Ben Lambert

September 11, 2011

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

On Saturday at the Bryant University Invitational, several fresh-faced competitors seized the opportunity to make their mark on their respective Massachusetts cross country teams. Between the two sides, five newcomers finished...

Following tiebreaker, women’s crew takes 2nd in A-10 Championships

By Ben Lambert

April 20, 2011

Filed under Crew

While nearly three inches of rain fell in the Pennsauken, N.J. area on Saturday, and winds gusted over 20 miles per hour, the Massachusetts women’s rowing team managed to battle through the elements to finish in a three-way tie for first ...

Despite poor weather, Minutewomen rowing take control

By Ben Lambert

April 5, 2011

Filed under Crew

The Massachusetts women’s rowing team was not to be denied this past Saturday afternoon. Although the weather was poor and the competition fierce, the Minutewomen easily took control and swept all three races against Colgate t...

Hofstra returns to form after upset loss

By Ben Lambert

March 29, 2011

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

Showing the fortitude necessary to carry it through the long season, No. 8 Hofstra defeated Saint John’s, 8-5, on March 22 and rushed past Drexel, 11-6, on March 26. It would have been easy for the Pride to wallow in self-pity...

Xavier clinches A-10 title

By Ben Lambert

February 28, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

With the Atlantic 10 regular season title on the line, Xavier came up big to defeat Temple, 73-66, on Sunday. Forward Amber Harris led the way for the No. 6 -ranked Musketeers (25-2, 14-0 A-10) with 26 points and 12 boards,...

Xavier claims top spot in Atlantic 10

By Ben Lambert

February 16, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

After a back-and-forth contest, No. 24 Xavier took control late to defeat Duquesne, 71-63, on Sunday afternoon. With the victory, the Musketeers took sole possession of first place in the A-10 conference. With an 8-1 run, the...

Temple tops La Salle in conference play

By Ben Lambert

February 14, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

Despite some drama late in the contest, the Temple women’s basketball team managed to hold on to defeat La Salle, 72-63, on Saturday afternoon. Junior forward Kristen McCarthy was the big scorer for the Owls, leading all play...

St. John’s earns big upset win over Duke

By Ben Lambert

January 31, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

Dwight Hardy’s 26 points spurred the St. John’s men’s basketball team to a 93-78 blowout win over No. 3 Duke on Sunday afternoon. The outcome was never in doubt as the Red Storm jumped out to a 46-25 halftime lead on th...

St. John’s pulls off upset

By Ben Lambert

January 30, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

It came down to a last second-shot, but No. 1 Ohio State was finally able to chalk up their 22nd consecutive victory over Northwestern on Saturday night. The game was a thrilling back-and-forth affair, ultimately ending with...

Swimming and diving teams post different results

By Ben Lambert

December 6, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts swimming and diving teams had very different results this weekend. The men’s team easily outpaced Yale on its way to a 177-118 victory while the women’s team fell to Northeastern, 160-129. The men’s...