Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass puts unbeaten home record on the line against Syracuse

By Patrick Strohecker

September 25, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team puts its unbeaten record at home on the line Tuesday when it faces Syracuse in the first ever meeting between the two teams. UMass (3-3-2) is 3-0-1 in four games at Rudd Field, but has struggled to find the same positive results on the r...

Minutemen reliant on home field for success this season

By Taylor C. Snow

September 25, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

Nearly halfway through the regular season, the key to victory for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team is evident: the fresh grass at Rudd Field. UMass (3-3-2) is 3-0-1 at home so far this year, while on the road the team has yet to muster a win, tallying a 0-3-1 record. ...

Youth scoring helps UMass stay undefeated at home

By Nick Canelas

September 23, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

Any doubts the Massachusetts men’s soccer team had of competing at home successfully were diminished Saturday afternoon. The Minutemen (3-3-2) snapped their five-game winless streak with a 2-0 win over Dartmouth in their first game at Rudd Field since Aug. 31. With the ...

UMass concludes road trip at Siena

By Taylor C. Snow

September 18, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team finishes its longest road trip of the season this afternoon at Siena, looking to pick up its first road win of the season to cap off a four-game string of matches away from Rudd Field. The ...

Youth holding serve for Minutemen

By Nick Canelas

September 18, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

To call the Massachusetts men’s soccer team young may be an understatement. After graduating eight players and a graduate student last year, the Minutemen were left with only three seniors coming into this season, including goalkeeper Brian Frame entering his first fu...

Notre Dame stays undefeated, Creighton gets upset

By Jason Kates

September 17, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The No. 2 Creighton men’s soccer team suffered its first defeat of the season, falling to No. 14 Old Dominion by a score of 2-1 on Friday night. A late goal in the 71st minute by junior forward Tim Hopkinson gave the Monarchs (6-0) the lead for good, giving the Blue Jays (5-1-1) their f...

UMass stops losing streak with last-second magic

By Patrick Strohecker

September 16, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts soccer team was mere seconds away from dropping its third straight one-goal road match of the season. But that was when the heroics kicked in. The Minutemen (2-2-2) managed a very crucial point at New Hampshi...

Minutemen hope to change road fortunes at UNH

By Patrick Strohecker

September 14, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The road has been unkind to the Massachusetts men’s soccer team so far this season. Halfway through a season-long four game road trip, the Minutemen (2-2-1) have been unable to crack the code of winning on the road. After dropping two straight one-goal games to...

Minutemen drop second consecutive road game

By Nick Canelas

September 13, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

One thing that’s been a constant for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team so far this season has been the play of goalkeeper Brian Frame. However, that did not appear to be the case on Wednesday night as he allowed a season-high t...

Minutemen look to bounce back after first loss

By Taylor C. Snow

September 11, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Coming off its first loss of the season, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team continues with the second game of a four-game road trip under the lights on Wednesday night against Hartford in West Hartford, Conn. Despite knocking off a pai...

Goal-scoring still a question mark for UMass

By Nick Canelas

September 11, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Perhaps last season's scoring troubles are not quite behind the Massachusetts men's soccer team just yet. This became perfectly clear in Saturday's 1-0 double-overtime loss to a less-than-stellar Adelphi team that won its first game in its final season as a member of Division I, handing t...

Luke Spencer powers Xavier men’s soccer; La Salle earns draw

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 11, 2012

Filed under Archives, Men's Soccer, Sports

Luke Spencer led the charge for the Xavier men’s soccer team with two goals and an assist as the Musketeers topped Milwaukee, 3-1, on Sunday in Cincinnati, Ohio. Spencer, a senior forward, scored his first goal in the 3...