Massachusetts Daily Collegian

With DeSantis out, Henshaw, Amick step up

By David Brinch

October 19, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

Even without their leading scorer, the Massachusetts soccer team generated two scores in a win Sunday over Saint Joseph’s and a double overtime loss to Temple on Friday. Senior forward Mark DeSantis, who has been out wit...

Minutewomen head to Philadelphia for two-game series against Temple, St. Joe’s

By Jay Asser

October 15, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The Massachusetts field hockey team heads to Philadelphia, Penn. this weekend to take on two Atlantic 10 opponents in Saint Joseph’s and Temple to open up conference play. Being the only team yet to play an A-10 game, UMass coach J...

Penalty corners, team health to decide UM’s games in Philadelphia

By Mike Gillmeister

October 15, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Familiarity plays a big role when breaking down opponents. It’s common sense that knowing an opponent’s tendencies makes them an easier team to beat. The No. 10 Massachusetts field hockey team is 16-1 against Atlantic 10 Conferen...

Goals coming at a premium in A-10 play for Minutewomen

By Steve Levine

October 15, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

At this point in the season, wins are at a premium for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team. After a 2-0 start in the Altantic 10 schedule, UMass promptly turned the other way, losing its last three conference games. Now...

Time running out for Napoli, Minutewomen

By Mike Mastone

October 15, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

After dropping a 3-2 decision to Fordham on Sunday, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team is now winless in four overtime contests this season. The Minutewomen (3-8-2, 2-4-0 Atlantic-10) came back from a 2-0 score to tie...

UMass downs URI at home to stay undefeated

By Ben Lambert

October 15, 2009

Filed under Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team avenged last year’s loss in a dominating fashion yesterday, as it defeated the Rhode Island Rams 7-0 at home in Amherst. UMass (3-0) stayed undefeated with the win, while also handing Rhode Island (3-1) their first loss of the season. “T...

Head of the Charles up next for UMass

By Neil Carroll

October 15, 2009

Filed under Crew

This weekend, the University of Massachusetts crew team travels 90 miles east on the Massachusetts Turnpike to take part in the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, which is the most important race the Minutewomen will compete...

Owls, Hawks fly to Rudd

By Adam Miller

October 14, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team begins its five-game home stand against Temple and Saint Joseph’s this weekend without starting forward Mark DeSantis. The senior was out of Wednesday’s practice with an undisclosed illness, ...

Piekos named starter, DeSantis doubtful

By David Brinch

October 14, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team knows a thing or two about winning games on Rudd Field. The Minutemen (4-3-3, 1-1-0 Atlantic 10) have recorded shutouts 24 times there, and have posted a 43-19-7 at home since the facility...

Minutewomen seek revenge with Rams

By Chris Shores

October 13, 2009

Filed under Tennis

Coming off of two consecutive victories to open the season, the Massachusetts tennis team is ready to begin conference play with a home match against Rhode Island today at 2 p.m. While UMass coach Judy Dixon wants the Minutewomen...

Minutemen split pair of conference games this weekend against Dayton and Xavier

By David Brinch

October 12, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The start to the Minutemen soccer team’s (4-3-3, 1-1-0  A-10) conference schedule began this weekend, as the Flyers (7-3-1, 2-0) found a way to beat UMass for the second straight year Sunday afternoon in double overtime, 1-0. After...

Minutewomen Lose Weekend at Home

By Steve Levine

October 12, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

Once upon a time, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team was 2-0 in the Atlantic 10 conference. The Minutewomen opened their conference schedule with consecutive wins against Saint Joseph’s and Duquesne in late September,...