Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Merrimack ends postseason drought

By Eric Mansfield

March 9, 2010

For the first time in the last six seasons, Merrimack will compete in the Hockey East Tournament. After tying Providence 1-1 at home game Saturday, Merrimack secured the sixth seed in the eight-team tournament and will be travelling...

NCAA Tournament picture is clearer after weekend

By Adam Miller

March 3, 2010

The NCAA Tournament bubble got a little clearer for the Atlantic 10 over the weekend. Xavier topped Richmond in double-overtime and joined Temple in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, but the only thing that game affected was the...

Fordham’s Mineau and LaBovick awarded A-10 honors

By Kara Deyermenjian

March 2, 2010

Fordham sophomore Jen Mineau earned her second Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week accolade of the season, along with freshman Jamie LaBovick who was named A-10 Rookie of the Week. Mineau, who shared this week’s pitching honor...

Lincoln and Trizano earn CAA honors

By Eric Mansfield

March 2, 2010

The Colonial Athletic Association announced Monday that Hofstra junior attackman Jamie Lincoln and Drexel freshman attackman Nick Trizano have earned weekly honors for their play last week. Lincoln has been named CAA Player of...

Da Costa sparking Merrimack as a freshman

By Michael Counos

February 23, 2010

Merrimack’s star freshman, Stephane Da Costa, may be having one of the best rookie seasons the Hockey East has seen in some time. After his game winning goal against Vermont on Saturday, he is currently second in points among all rookies in the country with 35 (13 goals, 22 assists). Merri...

Saint Joseph’s defeats Richmond at the buzzer

By Kara Deyermenjian

February 23, 2010

Saint Joseph’s senior forward Brittany Ford hit a 15-foot baseline jumper with just 0.9 seconds left to play in Sunday’s game against Richmond to win, 67-66. The final moment of the game was the only time in the second...

Five teams in A-10 have chance at Big Dance

By Adam Miller

February 23, 2010

One of these things is not like the others. The Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12, Big East, Atlantic 10 and Big Ten are all predicted by ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi to have five or more teams going to the NCAA Tournament. Out...

Temple survives close game against Saint Joseph’s

By Michael Wood

February 23, 2010

Ramone Moore tallied a career high 24 points and the game tying basket to help lead Temple over rival Saint Joseph’s, 75-67, on Friday. In the first half, No. 20 Temple jumped out to an early lead, riding the momentum from...

Maine sweeps Providence over weekend

By Herb Scribner

December 9, 2009

For Maine’s hockey team, things could not have gone better this past weekend in the Hockey East. The Black Bears completed a two-game sweep over Providence with 3-1 wins. A big difference in this game came from goalie Scott...

Calipari winning at Kentucky

By Chris Shores

December 9, 2009

John Calipari is bringing Kentucky back to its winning ways quickly in his first year as head coach. The former Memphis coach led the Wildcats to an 8-0 start and a No. 4 ranking in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll. Kentucky...

49ers upset Louisville out of national rankings

By Ben Lambert

December 8, 2009

The Charlotte 49ers upset Louisville, 87-65, on Saturday to hand the Cardinals their worst loss at Freedom Hall in the last nine years. The 22-point margin was the widest in Rick Pitino’s tenure as head coach in Louisville. The...

Bonnies down pre-season favorite Marist

By Andrew Morrison

December 8, 2009

The St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team took a decisive 61-43 victory on Sunday against visiting Marist. Senior Dana Mitchell was able to collect her seventh career double-double for the Bonnies with 22 points and a season...