Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Sowry Minutewomen finding success on the road

By Jay Asser

September 30, 2009

Winning games at home is only half the battle, road games are what can make or break a team’s season. As the No. 9 ranked team in the Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll, the Massachusetts field hockey team...

UMass looks to continue success at Holy Cross

By Ben Lambert

September 30, 2009

The Massachusetts women’s tennis team visits Holy Cross today, the first time that the Minutewomen have visited the Crusaders since the spring of 2008 when they shutout the Crusaders 7-0. The Crusaders are coming off a 5-2...

UMass men’s soccer defeats Colgate, 3-0

By Adam Miller

September 29, 2009

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team scored all it needed to secure the victory in the first 15 minutes of play. Just in case that wasn’t enough, the Minutemen (3-1-3) scored two more just in the first half on their way to a 3-...

Skrajewski a star starter

By David Brinch

September 29, 2009

For most freshmen, playing collegiate soccer is an adjustment that takes time and energy in order for a player to develop. A lot of rookies hardly see the field their first year, sitting behind more experienced players in order...

Kelly, Charochak sweep A-10 weekly awards

By Mike Gillmeister

September 29, 2009

Forwards Katie Kelly and Kara Charochak earned Atlantic 10 Conference honors for their play this past weekend. Kelly earned A-10 Player of the Week honors and Charochak earned Rookie of the Week honors.        In their...

Defense key as Minutemen near conference play

By David Brinch

September 28, 2009

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team knows a thing or two about playing solid team defense. UMass is one of the best defensive units in the Atlantic 10 so far this season, leading the league in goals allowed (4), goals-against...

Several Minutewomen start tennis season with wins at Eastern Collegiate Invitational

By Ben Lambert

September 28, 2009

The Massachusetts tennis team got its season off on the right track at the Eastern Collegiate Invitational this weekend. The doubles pairs were the stars during the event as junior Candynce Boney and senior Maude Lecluyse teamed...

Men’s soccer looks to extend winning streak against Colgate

By Adam Miller

September 28, 2009

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team hopes to pick up on its momentum from a two-game winning streak as it plays Colgate at home today. The match marks the first time in almost a month that the Minutemen have played at Rudd Field. ...

Cota leading at a young age

By Steve Levine

September 28, 2009

The Minutewomen probably wouldn’t be in the midst of a five-game unbeaten streak if it wasn’t for strong defense, specifically goaltending. Up until its last game against Duquesne, UMass (3-4-2) played every game splitting...

UMass wins two in a row, Arikian making presence known

By David Brinch

September 28, 2009

For the second year in a row, junior Ben Arikian played a major role in defeating a familiar opponent. Instead of just catalyzing a goal, the midfielder had both an assist and a score, as the Minutemen (2-1-3) shut out Siena,...

Offense explodes as UMass takes two games over the weekend

By Jay Asser

September 28, 2009

The Massachusetts field hockey team needed to take care of business on the road and came through with two important victories this weekend. After a going through a string of difficult opponents to begin the season, the Minutewomen...

Minutewomen start A-10 schedule with weekend sweep

By Steve Levine

September 28, 2009

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team bears no resemblance to its former self from a few weeks ago. With their 0-4-2 start in the rearview mirror, the Minutewomen opened their Atlantic 10 schedule this weekend, defeating...