Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass record drops to 1-4

By Stephen Hewitt

September 11, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team earned its first victory this weekend with a 1-0 win over New Hampshire. However, two days later, the Minutemen fell by the same score line to Vermont, which handed UMass its fourth loss...

Craft looks to repeat his career-season with new forward partner

By Stephen Hewitt

September 6, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch doesn’t like to predict. He doesn’t like to gaze too far ahead into the future and would rather focus on what he can control now. But if he had to guess who the team’s offense would revolve around and who the Minutem...

Minutemen without a point through first three games

By Jackson Alexander

September 5, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer

Jacksonville 2, Massachusetts 0 Jacksonville’s Stefan Durr had the game-winner in the first half, and Nick Rodriguez provided the insurance goal in the second half as the Dolphins dropped the Minutemen, 2-0. The loss ...

Loss of top players leaves void for Minutemen at midfield

By Jackson Alexander

September 5, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer

The way Sam Koch’s team played down the stretch last year left a sour taste in the mouth of the 20-year UMass men’s soccer coach. This sour taste developed even further when his Minutemen failed to register a win in th...

UMass soccer loses centerpiece, modern foundation over offseason

By Herb Scribner

September 5, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports Columns

It’s a chaotic mess at Rudd Field as the Massachusetts men’s soccer team prepares for its 2011 season. The Minutemen will have to deal with the loss of four senior players, three of whom brought the Maroon and White to...

Piekos defends country and the back of the net

By Herb Scribner

November 28, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

 Christopher James Piekos, a member of the Marine Special Forces Reconnaissance team, entered into a building with two other teammates in search for Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq. The date was May 17...

Minutemen’s season ends without trip to A-10 tournament

By Steve Levine

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

After an up-and down-season, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team came so close to achieving an Atlantic 10 tournament berth. Whether or not the Minutemen would be competing in the playoffs came down to the final weekend of...

Musketeers knock off No. 5 Rams, clinch playoff spot

By Patrick Keller

November 8, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Men's Soccer

Fordham welcomed Xavier to the Bronx on Sunday for Senior Day in hopes that it would be heading to its fourth straight Atlantic 10 Championship. However, Xavier’s two goals in the final 20 minutes forcefully denied them their...

Minutemen draw with Billikens in season finale

By Herb Scribner

November 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

A must win.  There was no other way to describe the scenario as the Minutemen headed into St. Louis yesterday, facing the Saint Louis Billikens in the final game of the regular season.  Both teams came into the game with the...

Minutemen hoping to make final playoff push

By Herb Scribner

November 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The impressive performance by the Massachusetts men’s soccer team this season all comes down to its final weekend against Charlotte and Saint Louis. “If we don’t win these games, then we don’t deserve to go to the ...

Minutemen successful on road

By Steve Levine

November 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team’s up and down season is now in its home-stretch and the Minutemen haven’t picked a better time to get hot than right now. With 14 points, UMass (5-4-7, 4-1-2 Atlantic 10) currentl...

Minutemen close out regular season at Rudd with draw

By Eric Mansfield

October 31, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts soccer team added a loss and a tie to its record this weekend, falling to Fordham 1-0 on Friday and tying La Salle 1-1 in a double-overtime match on Sunday. The weekend’s games bring the Minutemen’s record to...