Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Injuries, defensive woes continue

By Nick O'Malley

October 28, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

With forward Jill Powers and midfielder Cher King out of the lineup, the No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team produced too little offense too late against Dartmouth in its 6-3 loss to the Big Green last night. UMass scored...

DeSantis to return to lineup Friday

By David Brinch

October 28, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team received news this week that its leading scorer and captain will return to the playing field at home this weekend against Duquesne and St. Bonaventure. Dangelis making strides For UMass coach Sam Koch and the Minutemen (5-5-3, 2-3-0 Atlantic 10), i...

Dangleis making strides

By Adam Miller

October 28, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

Mark Dangelis always knew he belonged in Massachusetts. It just wasn’t until he left that he realized how much he wanted to be back in his home state. The sophomore originally played collegiate soccer for Lehigh because of...

Ploch advances to quarterfinal of ITA Regional before falling

By Chris Shores

October 28, 2009

Filed under Tennis

Massachusetts tennis star Magdalena Ploch advanced as far as the quarterfinals at this weekend’s ITA Regional Championships hosted by Yale. Ploch entered the tournament ranked 17th and despite being sick with a cold the entire w...

UMass looks to gain momentum heading into must-win weekend

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 27, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

For a team who was ranked as high as No. 10 in the country, picked to repeat as Atlantic 10 champions and coming off an undefeated year in 2008 in conference play, it’s hard to believe the Massachusetts field hockey team is in ...

Fordham holds onto first place, despite struggling over weekend

By Herb Scribner

October 27, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

Five teams are within a games reach of leading the Atlantic 10 division, with the A-10 Men’s Soccer Championships just over two weeks away. After this weekend, the true contenders have started to emerge. While A-10 leader...

Minutewomen focused on Dartmouth despite key games this weekend

By Jay Asser

October 27, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Before hosting two Atlantic 10 Conference foes in must-win situations this weekend, the Massachusetts field hockey team faces Dartmouth today at Garber Field. After thrashing Saint Louis with a 10-goal effort in their las...

UMass sweeps top four singles races at Head of Fish

By Neil Carroll

October 27, 2009

Filed under Crew

The Massachusetts rowing team had another solid showing last weekend, as the Minutewomen raced in the Head of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on Sunday. In the team’s sixth competition this year, the Minutewomen...

Minutemen continually finding themselves in close matches

By Adam Miller

October 25, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

If there’s anything that the Massachusetts men’s soccer team has learned during Atlantic 10 play, it’s that one goal can make the difference between a win and a loss. Four of the first five games of the A-10 schedu...

Minutemen drop 1-0 game to Rhode Island, despite strong defense

By David Brinch

October 25, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team executed the way they always have on Saturday afternoon. In rainy conditions, the Minutemen (5-5-3, 2-3-0 Atlantic 10), used a strong defensive game plan in order to keep an offensive-m...

Minutewomen snap four-game skid with 10-1 rout over St. Louis

By Jay Asser

October 25, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

After suffering four-straight losses, three to Atlantic 10 opponents, and being held scoreless in three games, the Massachusetts field hockey team let all of its frustration spill out Sunday in a must-win stomping of Saint Louis...

Minutewomen drop two in A-10 play as conference tournament nears

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 25, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The last thing the Massachusetts women’s soccer team needed this weekend was two losses against Atlantic 10 rivals Xavier and Dayton. Fresh off a 3-2 victory over Rhode Island last week, the Minutewomen took to the road in an...