Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen desperate for offense this weekend

By Steve Levine

October 8, 2009

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Field Hockey defeats Harvard, 1-0

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 6, 2009

Despite a late charge by Harvard and a last-second shot, the Massachusetts Field Hockey team came out on top at Harvard, 1-0, behind a strong defense and UMass’ first penalty stroke of the year. With eight minutes remaining...

Tennis takes on UConn

By Ben Lambert

October 6, 2009

Fresh off a 7-0 victory over Holy Cross, the Massachusetts tennis team is ready to take on Connecticut in Storrs, Conn. on Thursday. UMass looks to continue its dominance in this traditional fall season matchup. Since the 2000-01...

UMass clashes with Harvard in continued rivalry

By Jay Asser

October 5, 2009

A long time rivalry will be renewed Tuesday when the Massachusetts field hockey team travels to Cambridge to face Harvard – its longest road stretch of the season. The No. 9 Minutewomen (8-3) had a string of home games to...

Minutewomen face long road trip

By Mike Gillmeister

October 5, 2009

Playing four straight games on the road on short rest is tough for any team. Not only is it physically taxing but it also takes a strong mindset to maintain focus and good team chemistry. The No. 9 Massachusetts field hockey...

Minutemen place 8th at Paul Short Invitational

By Daniel Herberholz

October 5, 2009

With the lowest spread between runners’ finishing times at the tournament, the Massachusetts men’s cross country team placed eighth at last weekend’s 36th annual Paul Short Run. The Run – a regional convergence of high...