Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen kick off NCAA tournament Saturday against Syracuse

By Matt Levine

November 7, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The 10-game winning-streak that earned the Massachusetts field hockey team a berth in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2010 started with a win over No. 1 Syracuse University on Oct. 11 at Garber Field. And now the teams wi...

UMass field hockey bucks Broncs in OT to reach NCAA tournament

By Peter Cappiello

November 6, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

And the heroics keep on coming. After becoming Atlantic 10 Conference champions over the weekend, the Massachusetts field hockey team stormed back to oust Rider from NCAA contention, halting its would-be first appearan...

Field hockey one win away from NCAA tournament

By Matt Levine

November 5, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After winning the 2012 Atlantic 10 tournament this past weekend, the No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team is one win away from a berth in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2010. The Minutewomen (14-8, 6-1 A-10) ...

UMass field hockey dethrones Richmond to claim A-10 championship

By Peter Cappiello

November 4, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

For Massachusetts field hockey senior defender Thando Zono, the dream became reality. On Saturday evening, the second-seeded Minutewomen dethroned top-seeded Richmond, 5-0, to claim the Atlantic 10 championship. And for Zo...

No. 19 UMass kicks off A-10 Tournament vs Temple

By Peter Cappiello

October 31, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The 19th-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team will get a little déjà vu when it takes on Temple in the Atlantic 10 semifinals Friday at Garber Field. The two teams also met in last year's semifinal in Philadelphia when the third-...

No. 16 Richmond favorite to defend A-10 title

By Matt Levine

October 31, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The 16th-ranked Richmond field hockey team has claimed the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament, which begins Friday at Garber Field, for the second straight season. Last year, Richmond rolled through the A-10 tournament, pitching...

UMass field hockey full of mixed emotions after Senior Day

By Matt Levine

October 28, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

For the No. 18 Massachusetts field hockey team, Senior Day on Sunday afternoon at Garber Field produced joy as seven seniors took part in an emotionally charged pregame ceremony. But after the Minutewomen defeated Lock Haven,...

No. 18 UMass tops Temple, Lock Haven, extends win streak to 7

By Peter Cappiello

October 28, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team has caught fire. Since upsetting then-No. 1 Syracuse, 2-1, UMass (12-8, 6-1 Atlantic 10) has amassed seven consecutive wins, including victories over Temple and Lock Haven on Friday and Sunday...

No. 18 UMass wraps regular-season at home against Temple, Lock Haven

By Peter Cappiello

October 24, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 18 Massachusetts field hockey team is primed to compete on Garber Field for the final two times during the regular-season. Riding a wave of momentum after totaling five consecutive wins since topping former No. 1 Syra...

Minutewomen battling for second seed against Temple

By Matt Levine

October 24, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Friday’s clash with Temple is more significant than most conference games for the No. 18 Massachusetts field hockey team as both teams are tied for second place in the Atlantic 10. Although the A-10 seeding will be affected by Frid...

UMass field hockey extends winning streak to 5 games

By Matt Levine

October 22, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team is on a roll. Two weeks after the team’s outlook appeared bleak after a shutout loss to Richmond that dropped them to a 5-8 record, the Minutewomen are now winners of five straight after a convincing 5-1 victory on the road against Saint Joseph...

UMass sunny heading into Philadelphia

By Peter Cappiello

October 17, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

If it’s always sunny in Philadelphia, the Massachusetts field hockey team is in for more good fortune. Riding high on momentum after totaling three consecutive wins during a homestand that included former No. 1 Syracuse, along with...