Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Sowry and Kelly look for offensive surge against UConn and Yale

By Pete Vasquez

September 9, 2010

After losing three out of its first four games to begin the season, the Massachusetts field hockey team went into practice this week determined to strengthen the lines of communication between the midfield and forward lines, while continually developing its young players. ...

UMass still seeking first win against Fairfield

By Herb Scribner

September 9, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team may have found the confidence boost it needs, after going winless in its two openers, when it faces Fairfield this Saturday. The Minutemen (0-1-1) will head to the home of the Stags (1-1-1)...

Minutemen to rely on midfield on 2010

By Steve Levine

September 9, 2010

After going 7-7-3 last season for its worst mark since 2005, the  Massachusetts men’s soccer team knows that most important aspect of this season will be the play of its midfield. The Minutemen aren’t coming off the best season of UMass coach Sam Koch’s tenure,...

Men’s and Women’s cross country head to Boston for BC Invitational

By Ben Lambert

September 8, 2010

The Massachusetts cross-country team will be back in action this week when it travels to the Boston College Invitational in Chestnut Hill, Mass. There, the team will face off against BC, Rhode Island, Albany, Boston University...

Dayton picked to top A-10, Sherwood makes debut

By Stephen Sellner

September 8, 2010

For the second straight year, the defending conference title champion Dayton women’s soccer team begins the season as the team to beat, according to the Atlantic 10 preseason polls. Katherine Boone, the reigning A-10 Defensive...

SLU untouchable in A-10 predictions

By Dan Lajoie

September 8, 2010

Saint Louis has been picked to repeat as Atlantic 10 men’s soccer champions this season, according to a preseason poll. The Billikens, who went 15-7 last season, earned an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament last year...

UMass, Richmond picked to top A-10

By Stephen Hewitt

September 8, 2010

The Massachusetts field hockey team is projected to be crowned Atlantic 10 conference champions in 2010, according to this year’s preseason poll. Nine Minutewomen starters will return from last year’s squad, including All-American...

Column: UMass men’s soccer still A-10’s best

By David Brinch

September 7, 2010

Last season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team advanced to its first postseason since 2004, playing its way into the Atlantic 10 tournament before losing to Fordham in the opening round. At the helm for the Minutewomen was Angela Napoli, a former standout goalk...

Minutemen suffer first loss of season to Harvard

By Herb Scribner

September 7, 2010

Even though the Massachusetts men’s soccer team fell to Harvard, 3-2, it can at least hold its head up high knowing it went down fighting. “We talk a lot about how we decide who wins or who loses,” UMass coach Sam Koch said. “I think for about 75 percent of t...

Albany edges out UMass

By David Martin

September 7, 2010

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team saw a tough end to a very close game against Albany on Monday afternoon in its first road match of the season. Even though the score read 1-0 in favor of the Great Danes, the Minutewomen...

Craft gets off to hot start to begin season

By Steve Levine

September 7, 2010

Bryant Craft is making good on a promise he made earlier this summer when he said he was going to elevate his game. The junior forward from Worcester, Mass. has two goals in the Minutemen’s first two games. His first came in the season opener against Boston Univers...

Minutemen suffer first loss of season to Harvard

By Herb Scribner

September 6, 2010

- Click here for our season preview on the Minutemen. Even though the Massachusetts men’s soccer team fell to Harvard, 3-2, it can at least hold its head up high knowing it went down fighting. “We talk a lot about how we de...