Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass field hockey completes perfect homestand with wins over VCU, Saint Louis

By Matt Levine

October 14, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente believes it is monumental for her team to continue improving. On Sunday, that’s exactly what the Minutewomen continued to do, as they won their third straight game with a 3-0 shutou...

UMass field hockey stuns No. 1 Syracuse

By Peter Cappiello

October 11, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team is on top. At least for one day. After getting downed 1-0 on a late goal in the 67th minute against No. 17 Richmond in Virginia on Saturday afternoon, UMass bounced back to stun the best...

UMass kicks off three-game homestand against No. 1 Syracuse

By Peter Cappiello

October 10, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team kicks off a series of home games Thursday against No. 1 Syracuse with hopes of better results than its previous stretch of home games. The Minutewomen (5-8, 0-1 Atlantic 10) went 2-4 in their last time homest...

UMass field hockey drops A-10 opener to No. 22 Richmond

By Matt Levine

October 8, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After dropping its Atlantic 10 opener in a 1-0 defeat to rival No. 22 Richmond on Saturday, Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente refused to allow her team to hang their heads. “It is disappointing to have the loss, but i...

UMass travels to face A-10 foe Richmond

By Matt Levine

October 5, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team has one goal for Saturday’s Atlantic 10 opener: defeat the team that snapped last season’s 15-game winning streak. The No. 22 Spiders snapped the Minutewomen’s winning streak with a...

Stroke of bad luck for Massachusetts against No. 5 Connecticut

By Peter Cappiello

October 3, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey

Following a  4-2 win over No. 24 Maine on Sunday afternoon, the Massachusetts field hockey team could not capitalize on its momentum as it fell to No. 3 Connecticut, 2-0, to wrap up a six-game homestand on Wednesday evening at...

UMass wrap six-game homestand against No. 3 Connecticut

By Peter Cappiello

October 2, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After topping 24th-ranked Maine, 4-2, in an offense-minded battle on Sunday at Garber Field, the Massachusetts field hockey team will look to capitalize on its momentum as it wraps a six-game homestand on Wednesday evening...

Offense making huge improvements for UMass field hockey

By Matt Levine

October 2, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Before the season started, Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente said that her team’s biggest weakness would be its offense. But after averaging a little over 2.5 goals per game in 11 games this season, Tagliente would like...

UMass responds to rest with win over No. 24 Maine

By Peter Cappiello

October 2, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

With a week separating the Massachusetts field hockey team from its last game – a 3-2 loss against No. 23 Albany – UMass proved there was no rust to be shaken off with a 4-2 win over No. 24 Maine on Sunday at Garber Field. The Mi...

Despite record, UMass field hockey confident heading into weekend test against No. 24 Maine

By Matt Levine

September 28, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Going 1-5 over any six-game span is typically a bad omen for any team, but Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente said that it will not deter her team in its game against No. 24 Maine at Garber Field on Sunday. “We are pr...

Improved goal scoring highlights weekend for UMass

By Peter Cappiello

September 25, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After a pair of tough losses in sudden-death overtime to No. 8 Northeastern and No. 12 Boston University last week, Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente had a specific message for her team heading into last weekend's games. ...

Last-second goal downs UMass field hockey

By Matt Levine

September 23, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 21 Albany field hockey team finished its second-half comeback by scoring on a penalty with only 26 seconds left, beating the Massachusetts field hockey team, 3-2. The game was tied 2-2 with under a minute left on the clock, and as the 25th-ranked Minutewomen (4-6...