Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Defense continues to be key for UMass field hockey

By Jason Kates

September 17, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team is off to a 6-1 start, and it has its defense to thank for the early success. Senior Hannah Prince (six points) and Lauren Allymohamed (four points) have served as the anchors of the...

UMass shuts out Ohio State, suffers first loss to Syracuse

By Jason Kates

September 15, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

An early second half goal by sophomore Brooke Sabia gave the No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team a 1-0 victory over Ohio State Saturday afternoon in the Syracuse Invitational. After a scoreless first half, Sabia scored he...

UMass field hockey benefitting from tough non-conference schedule

By Jason Kates

September 11, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team has made a habit of overcoming ranked opponents in recent years. UMass knocked off six teams ranked in the Top 25 last season on its way to the NCAA Tournament and have already beaten two ranke...

Field hockey to take on Syracuse and Ohio State in weekend road trip

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The 7th-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team will have a chance for payback on Friday, as they visit No. 6 Syracuse, the team that knocked them out of the NCAA Tournament last season. Despite the recent history between the two te...

UMass field hockey continues dominance on offense

By Jason Kates

September 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Despite losing several leading scorers from last year to graduation, the Massachusetts field hockey team hasn’t lost a beat offensively.   UMass has tallied 18 goals on 88 shots through the first five games of the...

UMass staves off comeback by No. 19 BC

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 8, 2013

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Molly MacDonnell may have had luck on her side, but it was enough to lift the 14th-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team to a 4-2 win over No. 19 Boston College. The forward dribbled along the left side of the attack ci...

UMass field hockey has sights set on repeat

By Jason Kates

September 4, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

With the anticipation of veteran players returning and new players coming in, the preseason always poses as an exciting time for Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente. This year, nothing has changed. “This preseason...

UMass goalie Sam Carlino reflects on her time with U-21 U.S. national team

By Jason Kates

September 4, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Sam Carlino, the starting goalkeeper for the Massachusetts field hockey team, was sitting in her dorm room one night when she heard a knock on her door. When she opened it, fellow Minutewoman Hannah Prince came in screaming. “We...

Sabia leads the charge on offense for the Minutewomen

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 3, 2013

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

After the Massachusetts field hockey team lost its top three goal scorers to graduation last year, there was much speculation about who would step up for the team on offense. Three games into this season, the team seems ...

Minutewomen claim inaugural Kennedy Cup

By Jason Kates

September 3, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Fresh off an upset victory over No. 9 Michigan, the Massachusetts field hockey team dominated in its home opener on Tuesday, defeating in-state rival UMass Lowell, 6-0, and claiming the inaugural Kennedy Cup. Pac...

Field hockey defeats Maine, Michigan to open season

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 2, 2013

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

The 14th-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team closed out its trip to the Maine Invitational last Saturday with a comeback win over No. 9 Michigan. Trailing 2-1 going into the second half, Brooke Sabia tied the game within...

Minutewomen downed by Syracuse in NCAA tournament

By Peter Cappiello

November 13, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

There would be no déjà vu for the Massachusetts field hockey team Saturday. After besting Syracuse on Oct. 11 to start a 10-game winning-streak, the No. 16 Minutewomen team fell 4-2 to the No. 5 Orange (18-2, 6-0 Big East) in the...