Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Physical Spiders top Minutewomen, go on to win title

By Jay Asser

November 8, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Any momentum the Massachusetts field hockey team carried into the weekend for the opening round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament was quickly halted by Richmond as the Minutewomen fell from tournament after their first...

A-10 tourney comes to Amherst

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

November 4, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Despite hosting the Atlantic 10 Tournament, the Massachusetts field hockey team almost missed out on the action that begins this Friday at Garber Field. But with two wins and some help this past weekend, the Minutewomen, who...

King, Blythe-Woods set to square off

By Pete Vasquez

November 4, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The Massachusetts field hockey team may enter this weekend’s conference tournament as the fourth seed, the lowest seed in the tournament. However if season statistics denote anything, it’s that the Richmond-UMass matchup on...

Minutewomen look for third-straight conference title

By Jay Asser

November 4, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

In its last meeting, Richmond had the Massachusetts field hockey team’s number. The Spiders (11-8, 5-1 A-10), with the 1-0 win, handed the No. 19 Minutewomen their fourth straight loss and third shutout in that span. The...

UMass advances to A-10’s with weekend sweep

By Pete Vasquez

November 2, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team claimed its seat in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship this weekend by following a 6-3 victory over La Salle on Friday with a 6-0 win against West Chester on Sunday. After an...

King, Kelly, Young lead Minutewomen in must-win weekend

By Jay Asser

November 1, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

In the most crucial weekend of the 2009 season, the Massachusetts field hockey team received big scoring games from three of its best players to continue its season. After allowing six goals in a row in the loss against Da...

Big Green’s five straight goals propel Dartmouth past UM

By Herb Scribner

October 28, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team failed to knock off Dartmouth last night in its final non-conference game of the year, losing by a final tally of 6-3. Injuries, defensive woes continue “Today was a dead-rubber for us. We wanted to certainly look at passin...

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....