Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen begin conference play on right foot

By Steve Levine

October 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

Despite a 1-3-5 start to the season, the Massachusetts soccer team turned it around last weekend when it shut-out Xavier on Friday and tied Dayton on Sunday for a 1-0-1 start to conference play. Prior to Friday’s match, the Minutemen hadn’t won sin...

Corner kicks nearly cost Minutemen undefeated weekend

By Herb Scribner

October 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

Even though the Massachusetts men’s soccer team remains undefeated after the first weekend of Atlantic 10 play, it came very close to losing off clusters of corner kicks from both Xavier and Dayton. “Corner kicks are sort...

Daily Collegian.com Sports Podcast: Now on iTunes

By Nick O'Malley

October 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Podcasts, Sports Podcasts

Collegian Soccer Guy Herb Scribner joins Nick O'Malley to discuss the UMass men's soccer team as they head into Atlantic 10 play. Click here to download the podcast....

Minutemen open conference play against Xavier, Dayton

By Herb Scribner

October 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

It’s about that time again. The Massachusetts men’s soccer team opens up conference play when it takes on Xavier Friday afternoon. “Everybody is 0-0 going into this game,” UMass coach Sam Koch said. “It’s th...

Minutemen hoping to overcome frustrating non-conference slate

By Steve Levine

October 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

A chance for redemption awaits the Massachusetts men’s soccer team on Friday, when it will attempt to avenge its frustrating non-conference schedule with a win against Xavier to open conference play. UMass’ first game ...

UMass heads into A-10 play with much to work on

By Herb Scribner

October 5, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

After playing enough extra-time minutes to add an extra game to its non-conference schedule, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team starts Atlantic 10 play on Friday when it hosts Xavier. The non-conference schedule hasn’t d...

Atlantic 10 conference play set to kick off

By Stephen Sellner

October 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

ALSO SEE: Column: UMass prepares for tough A-10 opponents Atlantic 10 conference play begins this week, with all fourteen teams optimistic for successful seasons and conference supremacy. Saint Louis looks to defend its c...

Column: UMass prepares for tough A-10 opponents

By David Brinch

October 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports Columns

Editor’s note: With Atlantic 10 play beginning this week, Sports Editor David Brinch and Dayton Sports Edtior Jacob Rosen look at the start of the conference schedule from their school’s perspective. Collegiate soccer is...

Minutemen soccer end in a tie, again

By Steve Levine

October 3, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

Throughout this season, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team has shown inconsistency, resilience and a strong propensity to tie. On Saturday, the Minutemen (1-3-5) tied Siena, 2-2, marking UMass’ fourth-straight overtime g...

Midfielder Ben Arikian moves up assists chart

By Herb Scribner

October 3, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

After earning an assist during the Massachusetts men’s soccer team’s 2-2 draw with Sienna, midfielder Ben Arikian is now tied for fourth all-time in assists in Maroon and White soccer history. “I had no idea I was up for ...

Minutemen host Saints in final non-conference game

By Steve Levine

September 30, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

A soft spot in the schedule has finally arrived for the Massachusetts soccer team as Siena comes into Rudd Field for a 1 p.m. match on Saturday. Historically, UMass (1-3-3) owns a 14-1-2 record against Siena. However, the Minutemen are 1-2-2 in their previous five game...

Defense, midfield, Arikian look to improve in A-10 competition

By Herb Scribner

September 30, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team isn’t going to take it easy heading into Saturday’s contest against Siena. Over the past few games, the Minutemen (1-3-4) have progressed in terms of play. While at first their offense lacked first half goals, UMass notched ...