Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Role players key to Minutewomen’s success

By Mike Mastone

November 3, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

With the one-two punch of Therese Smith and Sydney Stoll carrying the offense all season, several players have stepped up to help propel the Massachusetts women’s soccer team into the playoffs. Over the regular season’s...

UMass places in top 5 of A-10 Conference Championships

By Jeffrey Engmann

November 3, 2009

Filed under Cross Country

It’s a mantra in sports that some teams live by: when things get tough, come together. On Saturday, as the Massachusetts cross country teams headed to Saint Louis to compete in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships, they...

UMass advances to A-10’s with weekend sweep

By Pete Vasquez

November 2, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team claimed its seat in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship this weekend by following a 6-3 victory over La Salle on Friday with a 6-0 win against West Chester on Sunday. After an...

UMass wins two over weekend, sneaks into A-10 Tournament

By Mike Mastone

November 2, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team surged into the Atlantic 10 Championship hunt after qualifying for the conference tournament for the first time since 2004, with a shutout victory over Richmond on Senior Day. The Min...

Freshman Brandso seeing time after walking on to team

By David Brinch

November 1, 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 top Duquesne, fall to St. Bonaventure in final home games of season

By Adam Miller

November 1, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

On Friday, sophomore Sam DeNormandie showed his offensive accuracy and timely play to avoid another overtime game while he gave the Massachusetts men’s soccer team a 2-1 victory over Duquesne. In their last home game of the...

Seniors come away with tournament birth on Senior Day

By Steve Levine

November 1, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

On Sunday, Senior Day was either going to knock the Massachusetts women’s soccer team out of playoff contention, or put them in it. Fortunately for the Minutewomen, the latter prevailed as they defeated Richmond, 1-0, locking...

King, Kelly, Young lead Minutewomen in must-win weekend

By Jay Asser

November 1, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

In the most crucial weekend of the 2009 season, the Massachusetts field hockey team received big scoring games from three of its best players to continue its season. After allowing six goals in a row in the loss against Da...

UMass put in must-win situation

By Steve Levine

October 29, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The only way the Massachusetts women’s soccer team can achieve its ultimate goal of reaching the Atlantic 10 Tournament is if it wins the last two games of the season. As long as the Minutewomen (4-10-2, 3-6-0 A-10) can defeat...

Luckey returns to Minutewomen lineup

By Mike Mastone

October 29, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

After spending the last seven games on the sidelines, Massachusetts senior goalkeeper Lauren Luckey posted a season-high nine saves in a 3-0 loss to undefeated Dayton on Sunday. Luckey, who had not seen action since being taken...

UMass heads to Saint Louis for A-10 Championships

By Jeffrey Engmann

October 29, 2009

Filed under Cross Country

The conditions for this weekend’s Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championships seem to be far from ideal. As the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams head west to Saint Louis, Miss. to compete for the conference...

Big Green’s five straight goals propel Dartmouth past UM

By Herb Scribner

October 28, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team failed to knock off Dartmouth last night in its final non-conference game of the year, losing by a final tally of 6-3. Injuries, defensive woes continue “Today was a dead-rubber for us. We wanted to certainly look at passin...