Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass football begins MAC schedule at Miami (Ohio)

By Stephen Hewitt

September 21, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Massachusetts football coach Charley Molnar doesn’t have very fond memories of his visits to Miami (Ohio). Despite it being his first year as UMass coach, Molnar has a wealth of experience coaching in the Mid-American Conference. In his 12 different stops before arri...

UMass looks to snap skid against Vermont

By Peter Cappiello

September 21, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After back-to-back overtime home losses to No. 7 Northeastern and No. 12 Boston University, the Massachusetts field hockey team looks to stop its slide and grab its first home win of the season on Friday evening when it takes ...

UMass field hockey drops 2OT affair to BU

By Matt Levine

September 19, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

In a match where the rain clouds were moving as quickly as the shots off the stick of Massachusetts senior defender Thando Zono, the No. 25 UMass field hockey team was defeated by No. 12 Boston University in double overtime, 3-2,...

UMass field hockey ‘not fazed’ by playing under pressure

By Matt Levine

September 18, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

To put it simply, the Massachusetts field hockey team is used to playing under pressure this season. The Minutewomen have already played more games decided in overtime (5) this season than it did throughout all of last season. UMass (3-4) has won its first three overtime matc...

UMass set to host No. 11 Boston University

By Peter Cappiello

September 18, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After falling to No. 7 Northeastern in a 4-3 overtime decision at Garber Field on Friday evening, the Massachusetts field hockey team will look to bounce back and secure its first home win of the season on Tuesday afternoon against...

UMass drops overtime decision to No. 7 Northeastern on Friday

By Peter Cappiello

September 16, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey

In its first home game since Aug. 31, the Massachusetts field hockey team fell to No. 7 Northeastern in a 4-3 overtime decision at Garber Field Friday evening. Less than 10 minutes into the extra period, freshman Deird...

Minutewomen back home Friday

By Matt Levine

September 14, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Massachusetts field hockey team coach Carla Tagliente said that her team has nothing to worry about with No. 7 Northeastern  visiting Garber Field on Friday. “I don’t think we feel any pressure at all,” she said. “All of the ...

Temple falls at home, Richmond loses late

By Jason Kates

September 12, 2012

Filed under Archives, Field Hockey, Sports

The Temple field hockey team fell to 2-3 on the season, losing to No. 8 Penn State at home, 5-1, on Saturday. Senior Kelsey Amy led the charge for the Nittany Lions (5-2), tallying two goals and an assist. Also scoring for Penn State were juniors Brittany Grzywacz and Ashtin Klingler, and so...

No. 19 UMass finding success away from home

By Peter Cappiello

September 11, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Back from the Terrapin Invitational in College Park, Md., the No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team will have to do something they’re not too familiar with — play as the home team. For only the second time this season, UMass returns to Garber Field as it tries to earn its firs...

UMass field hockey falls to No. 3 Maryland, American

By Matt Levine

September 10, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After finding a high level of success against ranked teams, the No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team was unable to keep the momentum going over the weekend. With three early season victories against ranked opponents already...

UMass field hockey take aim at Terrapin Invitational

By Peter Cappiello

September 7, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team, riding the momentum of a big win over No. 17 Boston College on the road after falling to Dartmouth, face off against No. 3 Maryland and American University this weekend in the Terrapin Invitational...

Fresh off Olympic run, Shannon Taylor set to help lead UMass field hockey

By Peter Cappiello

September 5, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

From Great Britain to Garber Field, new Massachusetts field hockey assistant coach Shannon Taylor is poised to make an immediate impact in Amherst. The Midlothian, Va., native is fresh off a campaign with the United Stat...