Massachusetts Daily Collegian

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Charlotte clinches top seed

By Michael Downs

November 6, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Charlotte men’s soccer team defeated George Washington, 2-1, on Saturday en route to winning its second Atlantic 10 regular season title in three years. Charlotte struck first, scoring in the fifth minute of play when Thomas Alle...

Weekend sweep ends season on a low note for UMass

By Daniel Malone

November 5, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

It took nearly two-and-a-half months, but the Massachusetts men's soccer team finally settled into a long stretch of consistent play. Unfortunately for UMass coach Sam Koch, it wasn't exactly the kind of consistency the team was hoping...

UMass faced with difficult task of playing spoiler

By Daniel Malone

November 1, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

It’s a painful truth that athletes and coaches of all calibers and competition levels know all too well: eventually, the fat lady is going to step up to soundcheck her microphone. Already on mathematical life support, that moment arrived for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team ...

Minutemen hit the road with playoff odds against them

By Nick Canelas

October 31, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch was very blunt about his team’s chances of making the Atlantic 10 tournament heading into the final weekend of the season. “It’s going to take a little miracle,” he said. With the Minu...

UMass forced into spoiler role heading into final weekend

By Daniel Malone

October 31, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

It’s a painful truth that athletes and coaches of all calibers and competition levels know all too well: eventually, the fat lady is going to step up to soundcheck her microphone. Already on mathematical life support, that moment arrived...

Goal in the second half propels VCU to victorious finish

By Kaitlin Boyer

October 30, 2012

Filed under Archives, Men's Soccer

Even after scoring two goals in the second half, the Dayton men’s soccer team was unable to come out with a win on Sunday, falling, 3-2, to Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond, Va. Joseph Haboush scored the game-winner for the...

UMass’ tournament hopes all but over after dropping final two home matches

By Daniel Malone

October 29, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Being forced to watch an opposing player being mobbed by euphoric teammates following a game-winning, sudden death overtime goal is a gut-wrenching experience for Massachusetts men's soccer coach Sam Koch under any circumstances. But having to do so on Senior Day with his team'...

Seniors leave Rudd for final time after OT loss

By Taylor C. Snow

October 28, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

Goalkeeper Brian Frame and defenseman Dominic Skrajewski walked off of Rudd Field after Sunday’s 1-0 overtime loss to Duquesne for the final time together — a little over four years after they first stepped on the fresh grass...

Playoffs on the line as UMass hosts Bonnies, Dukes

By Nick Canelas

October 24, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Following his team’s 4-0 loss to Charlotte last Friday, Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch preached to his players the importance of “getting a result” in Sunday’s match at George Washington if the Minutemen have any ...

Pair of sophomores stepping up for UMass

By Daniel Malone

October 24, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

While it may not be obvious to the majority of fans, it should really come as no surprise that Matt Keys and Josh Schwartz have played with such successful coherence for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team this season. To the outside observer, there might not be a more mis...

Saint Louis assumes top spot in Atlantic 10

By Michael Downs

October 23, 2012

Filed under Archives, Men's Soccer, Sports

The Saint Louis men’s soccer team now finds itself in sole possession of the No. 1 spot in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings after a 3-1 victory over Temple in Philadelphia on Sunday. The Bilikens (11-3-0, 5-1-0 A-10) were led by...

UMass men’s soccer splits weekend road contests

By Taylor C. Snow

October 21, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team split a road series this weekend and remained in the hunt for an Atlantic 10 tournament berth. After a 4-0 blowout loss to No. 25 Charlotte on Friday night, the Minutemen won their first road game of the season against George Washington on Sunday aft...