Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Injuries, defensive woes continue

By Nick O'Malley

October 28, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

With forward Jill Powers and midfielder Cher King out of the lineup, the No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team produced too little offense too late against Dartmouth in its 6-3 loss to the Big Green last night. UMass scored...

UMass looks to gain momentum heading into must-win weekend

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 27, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

For a team who was ranked as high as No. 10 in the country, picked to repeat as Atlantic 10 champions and coming off an undefeated year in 2008 in conference play, it’s hard to believe the Massachusetts field hockey team is in ...

Minutewomen focused on Dartmouth despite key games this weekend

By Jay Asser

October 27, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Before hosting two Atlantic 10 Conference foes in must-win situations this weekend, the Massachusetts field hockey team faces Dartmouth today at Garber Field. After thrashing Saint Louis with a 10-goal effort in their las...

Minutewomen snap four-game skid with 10-1 rout over St. Louis

By Jay Asser

October 25, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

After suffering four-straight losses, three to Atlantic 10 opponents, and being held scoreless in three games, the Massachusetts field hockey team let all of its frustration spill out Sunday in a must-win stomping of Saint Louis...

UMass to take on Spiders, need conference win

By Mike Gillmeister

October 21, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

After losing both games against non-ranked conference opponents this past weekend and dropping six spots in the NFHCA/Kookaburra Division I Poll, Massachusetts field hockey coach Justine Sowry strayed from her usual practice routine....

Minutewomen want to get back on track

By Jay Asser

October 21, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The Massachusetts field hockey team did something this weekend that it hadn’t done since the middle of the 2007 season. For the first time in two years, the Minutewomen (9-6, 0-2 Atlantic 10) dropped three straight contests....

Minutewomen drop two games this weekend to begin Atlantic 10 play

By Mike Gillmeister

October 19, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Stranger things have happened to the No. 10 Massachusetts field hockey team, but this past weekend added insult to injury both literally and figuratively. After sweeping Atlantic 10 Conference play last season, UMass dropped...

Minutewomen head to Philadelphia for two-game series against Temple, St. Joe’s

By Jay Asser

October 15, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The Massachusetts field hockey team heads to Philadelphia, Penn. this weekend to take on two Atlantic 10 opponents in Saint Joseph’s and Temple to open up conference play. Being the only team yet to play an A-10 game, UMass coach J...

Penalty corners, team health to decide UM’s games in Philadelphia

By Mike Gillmeister

October 15, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Familiarity plays a big role when breaking down opponents. It’s common sense that knowing an opponent’s tendencies makes them an easier team to beat. The No. 10 Massachusetts field hockey team is 16-1 against Atlantic 10 Conferen...

No. 10 Minutewomen fail to score on No. 7 UConn for second year in a row

By Mike Gillmeister

October 12, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

There are times when a strong team seems completely outclassed. At least conference play is on the horizon. The Massachusetts field hockey team failed to score against Connecticut for the second time in as many seasons. The No. 1...

Minutewomen face Huskies in rivalry match

By Mike Gillmeister

October 8, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Exhaustion is the word surrounding the Massachusetts field hockey team, as it creeps ever closer to Atlantic 10 conference play. Two non-conference games remain, and No. 6 Connecticut hosts the Minutewomen Friday night at 7 p.m. UMass...

Defense paying dividends for Minutewomen

By Jay Asser

October 8, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The ability to grind out and win close, contested games is what makes up the identity of the Massachusetts field hockey team this season. Nine of the twelve games the No. 10 Minutewomen have played up to this point have been deci...