Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen continue to bounce back after losses

By Jay Asser

October 4, 2009

Focus is something that Massachusetts field hockey coach, Justine Sowry, preaches to her team and its effect is seen through the unbeatable record the Minutewomen hold in games following a loss. After dropping its third loss...

Minutemen fail to capitalize on fouls in loss to the Rams

By Adam Miller

October 4, 2009

Nobody following the Massachusetts men’s soccer team or Fordham would’ve expected a physical game on Saturday, but that’s exactly what happened this weekend with 29 combined fouls and three yellow cards. Inclement weather...

Minutewomen have streak snapped, shutout by St. Louis, Charlotte

By Mike Mastone

October 4, 2009

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team saw their five-game unbeaten streak come to an end over the weekend as they were shutout in back-to-back games by Atlantic 10 foes Saint Louis and Charlotte. On Friday night, UMass (3-...

Fordham snaps UMass’ five-game unbeaten streak

By David Brinch

October 3, 2009

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team had no trouble generating offense in its past three games, all of which were shutout victories for the Minutemen. However, UMass could not put away any scoring opportunities Saturday ...

Minutewomen in four-way tie for conference lead going into this weekend

By Mike Mastone

October 1, 2009

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team carries a five-game unbeaten streak into a tough weekend as it travels south to take on Atlantic 10 foes Saint Louis and Charlotte.        The Minutewomen (3-4-2, 2-0-0 A-10) currently...

Stoll, Smith stepping up for Minutewomen this year

By Steve Levine

October 1, 2009

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team has more question than it does answers. Although it’s currently on a five-game unbeaten streak and playing much better as of late, UMass coach Angela Napoli’s squad still has some...

Tennis team sweeps Holy Cross to start season

By Chris Shores

October 1, 2009

It was a clean sweep for the Massachusetts tennis team  as they began their season with a commanding 7-0 win at Holy Cross yesterday. UMass coach Judy Dixon said the match was good in some spots and shaky in others. She said...

Cross country heads to Paul Short Invitational

By Jeffrey Engmann

October 1, 2009

In some ways, this Friday’s 36th annual Paul Short Invitational represents a transition in both the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country season. Coming two weeks after their only home meet of the season, the invitational...

Markert, Weinraub first A-10 co-players of the Week during conference play

By Geena Lombardi

October 1, 2009

Nicole Markert of St. Bonaventure and Whitney Weinraub of Charlotte share the first Atlantic 10 co-Players of the Week honors during conference play for 2009-10. Markert’s goal-keeping skills produced the second win in a...

Minutemen square off with Fordham Saturday at Rudd Field

By David Brinch

September 30, 2009

Massachsuetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch is arguably one of the most successful coaches in program history. On Tuesday, Koch got his 200th win at the helm of the Minutemen, and riding a three game winning streak, UMass will face a familiar opponent in unfamil...

Piekos, Amick help Koch to 200th win at UMass

By Adam Miller

September 30, 2009

The win over Colgate on Tuesday signified more than an arrival of an offense waiting to break out. It also meant Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch’s 200th victory in his 19th season with UMass. His 200th career win was on October 3, 2003 in a 3-0 win over George Washington and Koch con...

Minutewomen gets rematch with Syracuse on Saturday

By Mike Gillmeister

September 30, 2009

The goalkeeper position personifies the heart of a defense. Not only is the goalie the last line of defense on the field but also the one directing other defenders on the field. The Massachusetts field hockey team faces tw...