Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Tennis team sweeps Holy Cross to start season

By Chris Shores

October 1, 2009

Filed under Tennis

It was a clean sweep for the Massachusetts tennis team  as they began their season with a commanding 7-0 win at Holy Cross yesterday. UMass coach Judy Dixon said the match was good in some spots and shaky in others. She said...

Cross country heads to Paul Short Invitational

By Jeffrey Engmann

October 1, 2009

Filed under Cross Country

In some ways, this Friday’s 36th annual Paul Short Invitational represents a transition in both the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country season. Coming two weeks after their only home meet of the season, the invitational...

Markert, Weinraub first A-10 co-players of the Week during conference play

By Geena Lombardi

October 1, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

Nicole Markert of St. Bonaventure and Whitney Weinraub of Charlotte share the first Atlantic 10 co-Players of the Week honors during conference play for 2009-10. Markert’s goal-keeping skills produced the second win in a...

Minutemen square off with Fordham Saturday at Rudd Field

By David Brinch

September 30, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

Massachsuetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch is arguably one of the most successful coaches in program history. On Tuesday, Koch got his 200th win at the helm of the Minutemen, and riding a three game winning streak, UMass will face a familiar opponent in unfamil...

Piekos, Amick help Koch to 200th win at UMass

By Adam Miller

September 30, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The win over Colgate on Tuesday signified more than an arrival of an offense waiting to break out. It also meant Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch’s 200th victory in his 19th season with UMass. His 200th career win was on October 3, 2003 in a 3-0 win over George Washington and Koch con...

Minutewomen gets rematch with Syracuse on Saturday

By Mike Gillmeister

September 30, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The goalkeeper position personifies the heart of a defense. Not only is the goalie the last line of defense on the field but also the one directing other defenders on the field. The Massachusetts field hockey team faces tw...

Sowry Minutewomen finding success on the road

By Jay Asser

September 30, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Winning games at home is only half the battle, road games are what can make or break a team’s season. As the No. 9 ranked team in the Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll, the Massachusetts field hockey team...

UMass looks to continue success at Holy Cross

By Ben Lambert

September 30, 2009

Filed under Tennis

The Massachusetts women’s tennis team visits Holy Cross today, the first time that the Minutewomen have visited the Crusaders since the spring of 2008 when they shutout the Crusaders 7-0. The Crusaders are coming off a 5-2...

UMass men’s soccer defeats Colgate, 3-0

By Adam Miller

September 29, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team scored all it needed to secure the victory in the first 15 minutes of play. Just in case that wasn’t enough, the Minutemen (3-1-3) scored two more just in the first half on their way to a 3-...

Skrajewski a star starter

By David Brinch

September 29, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

For most freshmen, playing collegiate soccer is an adjustment that takes time and energy in order for a player to develop. A lot of rookies hardly see the field their first year, sitting behind more experienced players in order...

Kelly, Charochak sweep A-10 weekly awards

By Mike Gillmeister

September 29, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Forwards Katie Kelly and Kara Charochak earned Atlantic 10 Conference honors for their play this past weekend. Kelly earned A-10 Player of the Week honors and Charochak earned Rookie of the Week honors.        In their...

Defense key as Minutemen near conference play

By David Brinch

September 28, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team knows a thing or two about playing solid team defense. UMass is one of the best defensive units in the Atlantic 10 so far this season, leading the league in goals allowed (4), goals-against...