Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass heads south, hopes tournament chances don’t as well

By Daniel Malone

October 19, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The slumping Massachusetts men’s soccer team is hoping a little “Southern hospitality” will help to kick start a stretch run to the Atlantic 10 tournament when it arrives in North Carolina this weekend to kick off a pair of conference mat...

Minutemen unsteady late in games

By Taylor C. Snow

October 15, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team came out strong in both games of its first homestand in Atlantic 10 conference play. But in each contest, the Minutemen’s (4-5-2, 1-2 A-10) momentum was halted once the second half began. UMass allowed two second-half goals in a 2-0 loss to T...

A-10 soccer: Musketeers blow late lead, settle with draw

By Michael Downs

October 15, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer

Despite enjoying a comfortable 2-0 lead heading into the later stages of its contest against Dayton on Friday night, the Xavier men’s soccer team mustered a 2-2 draw after surrendering two late goals in a 42-second span. The Flyers (7-3-1, 1-1-1 Atl...

Inexperience shows as UMass splits pair of weekend matches

By Daniel Malone

October 14, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

It would have been difficult to script a more perfect microcosm of the Massachusetts men’s soccer team’s up-and-down fortunes this season than what played out on Rudd Field this weekend. In defeating Saint Joseph’s 2-0 on Friday and then dropping Sunday’s match with Temple ...

UMass looks to get first conference win with two weekend matches

By Daniel Malone

October 11, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

A once promising season for the youthful Massachusetts men’s soccer team may have been derailed by inexperience and missed opportunities in recent weeks, but a little home cooking might be just what the doctor ordered. “It’s...

Minutemen battered by Rams in A-10 opener

By Taylor C. Snow

October 8, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

Last season, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team fell to Rhode Island in its final Atlantic 10 conference game of the year in a 1-0 defeat. On Saturday, it experienced similar fate. This time, the Minutemen (3-5-2, 0-1 A-10) opene...

Minutemen set to kick off conference play against URI

By Taylor C. Snow

October 5, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

  The Massachusetts men’s soccer team is set to kick off Atlantic 10 conference play in Rhode Island on Saturday after a solid 3-4-2 start to the season.   Compared to last year’s 2-8 out-of-conference mark, the Minutemen ha...

Men’s soccer heads north for exhibition in Montreal

By Patrick Strohecker

September 28, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

With a break in its schedule, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team is heading north of the border to take on the University of Montreal in a mid-season exhibition match. UMass (3-4-2) is coming off its first home loss of the season, when it fell to a difficult Syracuse team, 2-0, on Tuesda...

Syracuse snaps UMass’ home winning streak

By Taylor C. Snow

September 25, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team had been unstoppable at home so far this season, but that changed Tuesday afternoon when it suffered a 2-0 loss to Syracuse at Rudd Field in the program’s first-ever matchup against the...

Minutemen use challenge to prepare for conference slate

By Nick Canelas

September 25, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

There’s no doubt heading into Tuesday’s match with Syracuse that the Massachusetts men’s soccer team would be facing its biggest challenge to date. The Orange (8-2) came into the game ranked second in the nation in goals ...

CCSU battles Stony Brook to a draw

By Kat Kent

September 25, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Stony Brook and Central Connecticut State men’s soccer teams played to a draw on Sunday after neither team could capitalize in double overtime. Within the first five minutes of the game, Sea Wolves (6-2-1) forward  Keith...

Temple crushes Howard, Saint Louis upsets Creighton

By Jason Kates

September 25, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Temple men’s soccer team won its second consecutive game on Sunday afternoon, beating Howard, 4-0, in Philadelphia, Pa. Led by a two-goal performance from freshman Jared Martinelli, the Owls (3-3-1) were too much for...