Massachusetts Daily Collegian

No. 10 Minutewomen fail to score on No. 7 UConn for second year in a row

By Mike Gillmeister

October 12, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

There are times when a strong team seems completely outclassed. At least conference play is on the horizon. The Massachusetts field hockey team failed to score against Connecticut for the second time in as many seasons. The No. 1...

Minutemen, Minutewomen finish second, 14th at NE Championships

By Jeffrey Engmann

October 12, 2009

Filed under Cross Country

Massachusetts women’s cross country coach Julie LaFreniere warned her team about the fast course of Franklin Park in Boston, Mass., home of this year’s New England Cross Country Championships. The key to success in the race...

Minutewomen face Huskies in rivalry match

By Mike Gillmeister

October 8, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

Exhaustion is the word surrounding the Massachusetts field hockey team, as it creeps ever closer to Atlantic 10 conference play. Two non-conference games remain, and No. 6 Connecticut hosts the Minutewomen Friday night at 7 p.m. UMass...

Defense paying dividends for Minutewomen

By Jay Asser

October 8, 2009

Filed under Field Hockey

The ability to grind out and win close, contested games is what makes up the identity of the Massachusetts field hockey team this season. Nine of the twelve games the No. 10 Minutewomen have played up to this point have been deci...

UM hopes to rebound, face Explorers and Rams

By Mike Mastone

October 8, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

 The Massachusetts women’s soccer team returns home this weekend to host La Salle and Fordham as they try to improve their rankings in the Atlantic-10. Last weekend, the Minutewomen (3-6-2, 2-2-0 A-10) lost their share of...

Minutewomen desperate for offense this weekend

By Steve Levine

October 8, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

For the Massachusetts women’s soccer team, their recent five-game unbeaten streak seems like it was ages ago. The Minutewomen were riding high into last weekend’s matches, when an awakened offense and stellar goaltending...

Minutewomen win again, defeat Huskies

By Chris Shores

October 8, 2009

Filed under Tennis

Led by another dominating performance by the double squads, the Massachusetts tennis team defeated Connecticut 4-3 Thursday. The win was of special significance for the Minutewomen (2-0) as it was their home opener of the 2009...

UM hopes to rebound, face Explorers and Rams

By Mike Mastone

October 8, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team returns home this weekend to host La Salle and Fordham as they try to improve their rankings in the Atlantic-10. Last weekend, the Minutewomen (3-6-2, 2-2-0 A-10) lost their share of...

UMass Cross Country teams to compete in NEC’s

By Daniel Herberholz

October 8, 2009

Filed under Cross Country

The best way to familiarize yourself with a particular place is to go see it – which is exactly what the Massachusetts cross country team is doing at Franklin Park this weekend. On Oct. 8, the men’s and women’s teams...

UMass Rowing gears Up for another promising season

By Pete Vasquez

October 8, 2009

Filed under Crew

The Massachusetts rowing team may be the most successful team to wear maroon and white in recent years.  Having held the Atlantic 10 championship title for 13 out of the last 14 years, coach Jim Dietz and the rest of the Minutewomen...

UM soccer head to Ohio for A-10 opener

By David Brinch

October 7, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

Playing on the road is a tough feat for any team that strives on getting better each game and making the postseason. Just ask the Massachusetts men’s soccer team. The Minutemen have won just one game on the road so far...

A-10 competitive for Minutemen

By Adam Miller

October 7, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

View UMass Men's Soccer in a larger map It’s been awhile since the Massachusetts men’s soccer team has played an Atlantic 10 team. Last year, the Minutemen won the regular season championship and finished second in the A-10 Tournament. But the A-10 is much different from last year, and getting back to the...