Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen take early lead, Drexel takes victory

By Mike Gillmeister

May 2, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

After scoring the first three goals of the game, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team couldn’t overcome a seven-goal run by Drexel, losing 12-6 on Saturday. The No.9 Minutemen (8-5, 2-3 Colonial Athletic Association) lost th...

Senior column: Mike Gillmeister

By Mike Gillmeister

May 2, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

I’ve been thinking about how I’ve wanted to start this column ever since I came across Brendan Hall’s senior column at the end of my sophomore year, and I think that my biggest mistake was trying to be memorable. Will...

Special teams to play vital role for UMass against Drexel

By Mike Gillmeister

April 30, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

Success in lacrosse isn’t always determined by a team’s ability to function in even-man situations. While the No.9 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team excels on special teams offense, No. 13 Drexel is one of the toughest teams to...

No. 16 Minutemen set for Classic contest with No. 13 Hoyas Saturday

By Mike Gillmeister

April 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

In the first non-conference game between the two teams, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team takes on Georgetown in the ESPNU Warrior Classic Saturday at 1 p.m. It will be a nationally-televised game on ESPNU, ESPN’s college...

Minutemen fall short despite late scoring surge

By Mike Gillmeister

April 20, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

A late scoring surge couldn’t help the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team as it lost to Delaware, 9-6. The No. 12 Minutemen (7-4, 2-2 Colonial Athletic Association) committed 20 turnovers, including eight turnovers in the...

Doubtful defense, offensive woes focus for Minutemen

By Mike Gillmeister

April 15, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

While the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team approaches Saturday’s game against Delaware with a plus-three margin of victory, its inability to successfully shut out some of the nation’s top scorers is cause for concern. In each of N...

Kell’s loss felt against Towson, Manny stepping up

By Mike Gillmeister

April 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

Attackman Art Kell missed two games and still leads the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team with 21 goals. That’s how much offense UMass lacks without Kell on the field. Since Kell went down with what is presumed to be a season-endin...

Riding win streak, UMass hosts Tigers on Senior Day Saturday

By Mike Gillmeister

April 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

It took 47 years, but the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team hosts Towson for the first time on Saturday afternoon in only the second meeting between the two teams. The No.7 Minutemen (7-2, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) are 1-0 a...

Minutemen looking for win against Penn State

By Mike Gillmeister

April 1, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

One week after knocking of its second top-15 opponent in as many games, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team takes on Penn State tomorrow in the 11th game of the all-time series. The No. 9 Minutemen (6-2, 1-0 Conference...

Minutemen win first ever CAA game, upset No. 6 Hofstra

By Mike Gillmeister

March 28, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella got solid production from all over the field as the No.18 Minutemen knocked off No.6 Hofstra, 11-9, Saturday afternoon. UMass (6-2, 1-0 CAA) broke open their first game in ...

Minutemen use strengths in victory over Pride

By Mike Gillmeister

March 28, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

As of March 25, the No. 18 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team topped the Colonial Athletic Association in per-game totals of caused turnovers, goals and ground balls. In their 11-9 win over No. 6 Hofstra, the Minutemen effectively...

With strong offense, defense still key for Mintuemen

By Mike Gillmeister

March 25, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

Coming into this season, Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella knew he had a strong defense. However, now approaching his first conference game in the Colonial Athletic Conference, Cannella’s defensive approach...