Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen look to avenge last year’s series against BC on Saturday

By Steve Levine

October 20, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team had its fair share of troubles against Boston College last year. The Eagles, who are ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll and No. 2 in the USCHO poll, will welcome the Minutemen to Chestnut Hill on Friday for their first m...

Schedule of events announced for Colonial Clash

By Steve Levine

October 19, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

Saturday’s second annual Colonial Clash against New Hampshire will mark the second and last time the Massachusetts football team will play at Gillette Stadium before the Minutemen make it their home for next year’s campaign. The ...

Minutemen improving on both ends of the ice

By Steve Levine

October 14, 2011

Filed under Hockey

In last year’s home-opener against Boston University, the Massachusetts hockey team drew a home-opening record of 7,021 fans. It ultimately fell to the Terriers, 4-3, marking the first of many one-goal, heartbreaking losses...

UMass limits turnovers, players have career-days in win

By Steve Levine

October 10, 2011

Filed under Football

For the past two weeks, the Massachusetts football team was highly criticized for its propensity to turn the ball over. The turnover talk started following the Minutemen’s loss against Boston College two weeks ago whe...

Star search is on for Mass Attack

By Steve Levine

October 6, 2011

Filed under Hockey

It seems like ages ago was when the Massachusetts hockey team finished in second place in the Hockey East. In reality, it was five years ago, when the 2006-2007 Minutemen enjoyed their most successful season in over a deca...

Minutemen bulk up for 2011-2012 season

By Steve Levine

October 6, 2011

Filed under Hockey

Hockey is just as much about size, strength and physicality as it is about speed, agility and skill. Last year, the Massachusetts men’s hockey roster consisted of 14 freshmen, many of whom possessed only those latter elements...

Minutemen having trouble holding onto the ball

By Steve Levine

October 5, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

If the Massachusetts football team plans on making noise in its final year in the Football Championship Subdivision, it needs to go back to fundamentals. More specifically, limiting its own turnovers. Last Saturday against Old ...

Minutemen fall, 48-33, despite 26-point rally

By Steve Levine

October 2, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

Big performances from redshirt sophomore quarterback Kellen Pagel and senior running back Jonathan Hernandez were not enough to lead the Massachusetts football team over Old Dominion on Saturday at Ballard Field, as the Mi...

Minutemen host Maroon & White Scrimmage

By Steve Levine

September 29, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts men’s hockey team will officially begin its 2011-2012 campaign this Saturday when the Minutemen play an intrasquad scrimmage at the Mullins Center Practice Rink. The opening puck drop is set for 4 p.m. and...

Eagles prey on Pagel in game at BC

By Steve Levine

September 25, 2011

Filed under Football

In his second career start at quarterback for the Massachusetts football team, redshirt sophomore Kellen Pagel threw two interceptions and fumbled once in UMass’ 45-17 defeat against Boston College on Saturday. Pagel was servic...

Minutemen to play Boston College this weekend

By Steve Levine

September 21, 2011

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team will head to Chestnut Hill on Saturday expecting Boston College’s best game. The Eagles (0-3, 0-1 ACC) have gotten off to a precarious start, most recently losing at home to Duke, 20-19, in both teams’ conference opener. Prior to t...

Hernandez earns career-high numbers in home opener

By Steve Levine

September 18, 2011

Filed under Football

Jonathan Hernandez’s career game did not come as a surprise for either coach at the Massachusetts football team’s home opener against Rhode Island on Saturday. Hernandez, senior running back, ran for a career-high 16...