Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Losing streak ends, hockey team draws with Crimson

By Steve Levine

December 4, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team put an end to its three-game losing streak Friday night when it tied Harvard in overtime, 4-4, at the Mullins Center. Although the Minutemen never trailed in the contest, each of their goals were answ...

UMass searches to figure out road struggles

By Steve Levine

December 2, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Less than a month ago, the Massachusetts hockey used 15 goals in three games to rattle off three straight wins. It started with a 4-2 win over then-No.1 Boston College on Nov. 5. The following weekend, the Minutemen scored seven goals against Holy Cross and four against Northeastern to push their st...

Minutemen, seniors, say goodbye to the CAA

By Steve Levine

November 21, 2011

Filed under Football

Although Saturday afternoon was supposed to belong to the Massachusetts football team, it was James Madison’s Dae’Quan Scott that stole the day. Scott, a sophomore running back, rushed for two touchdowns and a career-high 251 ...

UMass leaving CAA after Saturday’s game

By Steve Levine

November 16, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

For the Massachusetts football team, it’s almost time to close the book on its time playing in the Colonial Athletic Association. The Minutemen have been a part of the CAA since its creation in 2007, when UMass captured the c...

Offense clicking for UMass hockey

By Steve Levine

November 14, 2011

Filed under Hockey

It’s been a while since the Massachusetts hockey team has clicked this well on offense. The Minutemen have notched 15 goals over their last three games, improving their scoring offense to an average of 3.8 per game, g...

Pendagast starts at QB in 32-21 loss to Maine

By Steve Levine

November 13, 2011

Filed under Football

Raymond Pendagast’s first collegiate start at quarterback didn’t turn out the way he hoped as the Massachusetts football team committed three late turnovers to give No. 13 Maine a 32-21 victory at Morse Field on Saturda...

Minutemen look to take advantage of home ice this weekend

By Steve Levine

November 8, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team is flying high after its most recent victory over No. 1 Boston College on Saturday at the Mullins Center. The Minutemen skated to a 4-2 victory over the Eagles, marking the first time UMass beat a No...

Minutemen look to play spoiler for top-seeded Maine

By Steve Levine

November 7, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

With just two games remaining in both its season and in the Football Conference Subdivision, the Massachusetts football team will try and leave a lasting impression on the conference before it moves on to the Football Bowl ...

UMass falls in homecoming game, 35-17, to Villanova

By Steve Levine

November 6, 2011

Filed under Football

In what was its last homecoming game at McGuirk Stadium for the foreseeable future, the Massachusetts football team lost to the last place Villanova, 35-17, in front of 10,012 fans. The Minutemen committed a season-high...

Homecoming not a strong point for UMass in the past

By Steve Levine

November 3, 2011

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team hopes that this year’s homecoming game against Villanova will play out much differently than last year’s – when the Minutemen lost to Richmond on the Spiders’ final drive. Headed into...

Minutemen doing it on both sides of the ball

By Steve Levine

November 2, 2011

Filed under Football

A convincing 28-7 win over Richmond was just what the Massachusetts football team needed heading into this weekend’s homecoming game against last-place Villanova. The victory showed the increased maturity the Minutemen have undergone since their season opener on Sept. 1. While its r...

After risky business venture, Arthur Lafave’s risk pays off

By Steve Levine

October 23, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

Just as his career as a lawyer was taking off, Arthur Lafave was faced with a difficult decision: continue to work for a secure law firm or leave and pursue a risky business venture. Lafave chose the latter. “It was an...