Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass cross country set for BC Invite

By Frank Corona

September 26, 2013

This Friday, the Massachusetts women’s cross country team will go up against some of the best competition in the country at the Boston College Invite. The Minutewomen will face off against top-ranked Providence, reigning champion Orego...

Rachel Hillard leads UMass in season opener, young Minutemen make statement

By Frank Corona

September 16, 2013

On Saturday, the Massachusetts women's cross country team finally got to show off a team it’s been excited about throughout the offseason, and did so against a heap of talented teams from the Northeast area. The Minutewomen,...

Men’s cross country closes out 2012 season with 8th place finish at IC4A’s

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

November 20, 2012

The Massachusetts men’s cross country team finished up its season at the IC4A Championships in Bronx, N.Y., Friday, giving some of their younger runners a chance to compete in a championship race. The team sent eight freshmen,...

Women’s cross country wraps up season, men’s with strong showing

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

November 15, 2012

The Massachusetts women’s cross country team closed out its season at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships in Madison, Conn., last Friday, finishing 22nd out of 37 teams. Sophomore Katie Powers led the pack for the...

Cross country has strong showing in Rothenberg Race

By Cody Prudhomme

October 23, 2012

Despite resting its top runners this weekend, the Massachusetts’s men’s cross country team finished second overall in the annual Rothenberg Race held by Brown University. The Minutemen had a strong showing of youth in the...

Cross country star Rachel Hilliard excels in academics and athletics

By Jackson Alexander

October 10, 2012

Massachusetts women’s track and field coach Julie LaFreniere received an e-mail in mid-March that perplexed her. The e-mail, from the academic services within the athletic department, notified her that all women’s s...

UMass cross country competes over weekend

By Kaitlin Boyer

October 2, 2012

Despite finishing 34th out of 40 teams, the Massachusetts women’s cross country team gained some valuable experience at the Paul Short Invitational on Friday at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. The young squad competed ag...

Cross Country team reflects on solid season

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 29, 2011

With the Massachusetts cross country season over, both the men’s and women’s squads won’t have a lot of time to reflect and reevaluate before the track and field season begins next semester. On the men’s side, Sean ...

Cross Country concludes season at IC4A

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 27, 2011

The Massachusetts men’s cross country squad traveled to New York last weekend for one final time in the 2011 season at the 103rd IC4A Championships. Ten Minutemen joined a field of 154, and secured ninth-place out of a field...

Men’s and Women’s XC finish in middle of the pack

By Chris Corso

November 14, 2011

The UMass men’s cross-country team finished in the middle of the pack with a total of 506 points Saturday in the NCAA Regional Championships at Buffalo. While the Minutemen placed a solid 19th in a field of 33 teams, Syra...

Cross Country competes at A-10 Championships

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 1, 2011

The Massachusetts track teams traveled to Charlotte, N.C., over the weekend to participate in the A-10 championship at Frank Liske Park, and each squad fared well. The Minutemen posted a handful of season-best times on th...

Duncan, Roa lead respective teams this season

By Ben Lambert

October 24, 2011

After beginning the season with strong performances at the Bryant University Invitational and Minuteman Invitational, the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams have kept up their momentums over the past fe...