Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen look to solve defense, turnover woes

By Eric Mansfield

February 8, 2012

Filed under Women's Basketball

Before the Massachusetts women’s basketball team went on their most recent six-game losing streak, it held Rhode Island to 39 points, a feat the Minutewomen had not accomplished since 2005. While it’s important to note that the Rams (1-...

Minutewomen look to end slide against Fordham

By Eric Mansfield

January 26, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Saturday afternoon’s game between the Massachusetts and Fordham women’s basketball teams will be a matchup of teams struggling to work their way through the Atlantic 10 schedule. Fordham (10-11, 1-5 A-10) has only defeated l...

All hands on deck for UM

By Eric Mansfield

January 25, 2012

Filed under Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

So far this season, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team has kept a pretty fair balance on offense, with all five starters averaging at least six points per game but none more than 12 points per game. All of those...

Minutewomen start hot, but lose 5 of final 6 over break

By Eric Mansfield

January 22, 2012

Filed under Women's Basketball

In its nine games since taking final exams, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team have won four and has gotten off to a 1-3 start in Atlantic 10 conference play. The Minutewomen’s overall record now stands at 6-13. ...

Minutewomen look to recharge over winter break

By Eric Mansfield

December 12, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

While it has been a struggle to find its winning ways at the start of the season, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team will have ample time and competition to show what it is really made of. Over the upcoming winter...

Minutewomen close to climbing over hump

By Eric Mansfield

December 7, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team, while on a six-game slide, has been keeping the early season non-conference games relatively close, losing four of its six games by five points or less. Other than a blowout loss ...

Minutewomen look to tame Bobcats to end skid

By Eric Mansfield

November 28, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team will travel to Hamden, Conn. to face Quinnipiac Tuesday night in what will be the first of a stretch of three consecutive away games. UMass (1-4) is coming off of four consecutive losse...

Minutewomen mangled by Ole Miss

By Eric Mansfield

November 27, 2011

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team fell to Ole Miss, 72-67, in a tight game at the Mullins Center Saturday night. The loss was the Minutewomen’s (1-4) fourth in a row after winning their home opener against Boston Univer...

Mixed bag of changes for 2011-2012 Minutewomen

By Eric Mansfield

November 15, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

One of the keys to the Massachusetts women’s basketball team success this season will be its ability to get out and run the fast break. Against Boston University on Sunday, the team proved it could do just that. The Minutewomen’s...

After defeating the undefeated, UMass blown out by Dayton, 5-1

By Eric Mansfield

November 6, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

After defeating then-No. 23 and undefeated La Salle Friday night, the Minutewomen’s Atlantic 10 tournament run and title hopes came to an end, losing to Dayton 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. UMass coach Ed Matz said that the differen...

UMass looks to make claim as prominent program

By Eric Mansfield

October 27, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

With the conference schedule winding down and the Atlantic 10 playoffs looming, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team continues to tally wins, looking to finish strong in what has been one of the more successful seasons record-wise...

Freshmen Sousa, Mattsson contributing heavily

By Eric Mansfield

October 20, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

This year’s newcomers to the Massachusetts women’s soccer team have been making their presence felt, helping the Minutewomen achieve a 3-1-1 conference record which is good for third in the standings. UMass’ overall record...