Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen seeks second conference win

By Mike Mastone

January 28, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

With the midway point of conference play on the horizon, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team will travel to Rhode Island tomorrow afternoon as both teams try to snap their respective losing streaks and better position...

Minutewomen lose on Field Trip Day

By Mike Mastone

January 27, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

With 2,521 fans filling the lower sections of the Mullins Center for its annual Field Trip Day, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team dropped a critical turnover-plagued game to George Washington, 64-54, snapping its three...

Minutewomen thriving at free-throw line

By Mike Mastone

January 19, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

Although the Massachusetts women’s basketball team has trouble finding a rhythm offensively, the team continues to be extremely effective and consistent from the free-throw line. UMass (7-11, 1-2 Atlantic 10) enters tonight’s...

Danella leading Minutewomen on offensive end

By Mike Mastone

January 18, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

Amid an up-and-down season for the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, forward Kristina Danella continues to shine and prove that she is one of the best offensive talents in the Atlantic 10. After showing promise durin...

Bench providing opportunities for new Minutewomen

By Mike Mastone

December 9, 2009

Filed under Women's Basketball

Despite the team’s immense struggles on the offensive end, the bench of the Massachusetts women’s basketball team continued to shine last night against Vermont, scoring 22 of the team’s 38 points. Freshman Jasmine Watson...

Perimeter shooting carrying Minutewomen

By Mike Mastone

December 8, 2009

Filed under Women's Basketball

After struggling with its long-range shooting in a one-point win over Villanova, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team made great strides in its perimeter game and now uses the 3-pointer as one of its primary weapons. Throughout...

Minutewomen travel to Northeastern

By Mike Mastone

December 1, 2009

Filed under Women's Basketball

After giving up 82 points in a blowout loss to St. John’s in the second game of the season, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team made significant improvements on the defensive end and looks to carry that same intensity...

Minutewomen open Miami Thanksgiving Tournament with Rice

By Mike Mastone

November 24, 2009

Filed under Women's Basketball

Fresh off a victory over a strong Villanova squad, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team will travel to Florida and try for its second consecutive victory in an attempt to jump over the .500-mark as it takes on Rice in the...

Minutewomen drop first game of 2009-10

By Mike Mastone

November 18, 2009

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team fell short in a bid to upset St. John’s University, with the Minutewomen unable to match the speed and physicality of the Red Storm. St. John’s overpowered the Minutewomen on the offe...

Minutewomen sign three recruits

By Mike Mastone

November 17, 2009

Filed under Women's Basketball

Massachusetts women’s basketball coach Marnie Dacko hoped to build a team well balanced in both aspects of the game, and it appears she is continuing with that strategy. Dacko and her staff were busy during the November early...

Minutewomen host BU in home opener

By Mike Mastone

November 12, 2009

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team will attempt to start its season off on the right foot this Sunday as the team plays host to Boston University in their 2009-10 season opener. The Minutewomen have been hit hard at...

UM look to fill holes, face Big East teams this season

By Mike Mastone

November 11, 2009

Filed under Women's Basketball

After losing two key players to graduation, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team needs a lot of players to step up and take on new roles, as the team looks to improve on last year’s 12-18 record. The Minutewomen will...