Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Flyers soar to sixth A-10 Championship

By Geena Lombardi

November 9, 2009

A new Atlantic 10 women’s soccer champion emerged this past weekend of play. Top-seeded Dayton faced off against second-seeded Charlotte, as the Flyers continued their perfect season and came out with the 2-1 victory. The...

Richmond football routs Towson, earns AP Top 25 vote

By Chris Shores

November 3, 2009

A 42-14 road win by the Richmond football team over Towson last Saturday earned it a vote in the Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Spiders are the first Football Championship Subdivision team to be recognized by the poll since...

Spiders win A-10 regular-season championship

By Andrew Morrison

November 3, 2009

The Richmond Spiders field hockey team was able to lock up the Atlantic 10 regular-season championship with a 4-1 victory over Saint Joseph’s on Friday. This is the team’s sixth regular-season championship in the last eight...

Dayton closes regular season with undefeated record

By Michael Wood

November 3, 2009

Dayton women’s soccer is on top again. With Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Xavier on Senior Night, the Flyers successfully completed their first-ever undefeated regular season, going 14-0-5 overall and 10-0-1 in Atlantic 10...

Beam breaks school record for all-time points leader

By Geena Lombardi

October 26, 2009

With two victories over Saint Joseph’s and Temple during this past weekend’s play, Charlotte extended its winning streak over Atlantic 10 competition to 26 games. The impressive weekend of play also moved the 49ers up to No....

SJU gets back to winning

By Andrew Morrison

October 26, 2009

The Saint Joseph’s field hockey team got back in the win column on Sunday with a 3-1 victory at conference rival West Chester. The Hawks (6-8, 3-1 Atlantic 10) got the scoring started on a penalty corner about 10 minutes...

No. 13 Charlotte continues winning

By Herb Scribner

October 20, 2009

The No. 13 Charlotte men’s soccer team in the Atlantic 10 conference continued its success this past weekend, when defender Nathan Mathers earned the nod from College Soccer News as part of the National Team of the Week. Mathers...

Richmond field hockey on surge

By Dan Gigliotti

October 20, 2009

The Richmond field hockey team has yet to let up a goal in conference play, as it stands atop the Atlantic 10 leader board, breaking the .500 mark for the first time all season. The Spiders (8-7, 3-0 A-10) dealt shutout losses...

Richmond pulls come from behind victory

By Neil Carroll

October 20, 2009

The No. 1 Richmond football team was losing 17-10 at halftime on the road against Maine, but pulled off a 38-21 victory after the Spiders held the Black Bears scoreless until the last two minutes of the second half. Richmond’s...

Hailey Beam named to College Soccer Team of the Week

By Geena Lombardi

October 20, 2009

On top of two victories from this past weekend, Charlotte senior midfielder Hailey Beam was also named to the Women’s College Soccer Team of the Week by TopDrawerSports.com. In the 49ers’ (13-2-1, 7-0-1 A-10) win over Richmond...

Running game powers Richmond past Maine

By Andrew Morrison

October 19, 2009

Top-ranked Richmond got past Maine by a score of 38-21 with four unanswered touchdowns in the second half on Saturday, highlighted by a 90-yard punt return for a score by senior Derek Hatcher. The running game for the Spiders...

Richmond still No. 1 after holding off James Madison

By Neil Carroll

October 13, 2009

The No. 1 Richmond football team held off No. 16 James Madison, 21-17, in Colonial Athletic Association football on Saturday, due to timely defense and a fourth quarter touchdown pass by Spiders’ quarterback Eric Ward. Richmond...