Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass novice rowing squad finishes third overall

By Pete Vasquez

November 9, 2009

Filed under Crew

The Massachusetts rowing team sent its novice squad to Dartmouth on Saturday to participate in the Green Monster Regatta, held annually on the Connecticut River in New Hampshire. The Minutewomen finished third overall, a result...

UMass falls to eventual A-10 Champion Richmond

By Pete Vasquez

November 8, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The Massachusetts field hockey team witnessed its season come to a sudden end as Richmond beat the Minutewomen, 2-1, in overtime of the Atlantic 10 Conference semifinals at Garber Field on Friday afternoon. “We left it all ou...

Minutemen fail to qualify for A-10 Tournament

By David Brinch

November 8, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

For the first time since 2006, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team will not be participating in the Atlantic 10 Tournament. After beating Richmond, 2-1, on Friday afternoon the Minutemen (7-7-3, 4-5-0 A-10) fell to George W...

Physical Spiders top Minutewomen, go on to win title

By Jay Asser

November 8, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Any momentum the Massachusetts field hockey team carried into the weekend for the opening round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament was quickly halted by Richmond as the Minutewomen fell from tournament after their first...

Minutewomen competing in Dartmouth Head Regatta

By Neil Carroll

November 5, 2009

Filed under Crew

As the temperature gets colder and the season starts to change, the Massachusetts crew team rows on in its fall season. However, this week the UMass lineup will be sporting a different look. The Minutewomen will be competing...

A-10 tourney comes to Amherst

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

November 4, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Despite hosting the Atlantic 10 Tournament, the Massachusetts field hockey team almost missed out on the action that begins this Friday at Garber Field. But with two wins and some help this past weekend, the Minutewomen, who...

King, Blythe-Woods set to square off

By Pete Vasquez

November 4, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The Massachusetts field hockey team may enter this weekend’s conference tournament as the fourth seed, the lowest seed in the tournament. However if season statistics denote anything, it’s that the Richmond-UMass matchup on...

Minutewomen look for third-straight conference title

By Jay Asser

November 4, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

In its last meeting, Richmond had the Massachusetts field hockey team’s number. The Spiders (11-8, 5-1 A-10), with the 1-0 win, handed the No. 19 Minutewomen their fourth straight loss and third shutout in that span. The...

Freshman Brandso seeing time after walking on to team

By David Brinch

November 4, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team has nine freshmen on its 2009 roster, including freshman Morgan Brandso, a walk-on midfielder and defender. Brandso earned his first collegiate start on defense along with fellow freshman...

Minutemen try to keep A-10 tourney chances alive

By Adam Miller

November 4, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

Last weekend, two Massachusetts teams (field hockey and women’s soccer) looked nearly out of their sport’s Atlantic 10 Tournament with two must-win games and a few chips to fall in their favor. Men’s soccer coach Sam...

Dayton, Charlotte favorites to win Atlantic 10 Tournament

By Steve Levine

November 4, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Atlantic 10 women’s soccer schedule, which began in late September, needed every last game to determine who would be in or out in this year’s tournament. Headlining the field is Dayton, who enters the tournament unbeaten...

Minutewomen begin Atlantic 10 Tournament against Duquesne

By Steve Levine

November 4, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

On Sunday, it took two UMass shutout victories and a Duquesne upset over La Salle to give the Massachusetts women’s soccer team a playoff berth. Now, with the field set for the Atlantic 10 Tournament, the No. 6 seeded UMass...