Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass men’s soccer aims for third straight NCAA bid

By Adam Miller

September 7, 2009

It’s easy to forget that making the NCAA Tournament is never a given when a team has done just that in recent history. That’s why Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch won’t put those expectations on his players...

Arikian, DeSantis to lead men’s soccer in 2009

By Adam Miller

September 7, 2009

Every collegiate sports team has that beginning part of the season in which it has to reconcile for its losses through graduation, transfer or otherwise. The Massachusetts men’s soccer team is no exception. On paper, the...

Field hockey hopes to build off success from last year

By Noah Steinberg-DiStefano

September 7, 2009

After spending the summer months coaching the U.S. junior national team in Boston Massachusetts field hockey coach Justine Sowry is excited to be back in Amherst with her team. Last year, the Minutewomen had one of their best seas...

Field Hockey looks for new offensive leaders in 2009

By Mike Gillmeister

September 7, 2009

The No.17 Massachusetts field hockey team lost nearly half of its scoring power from the 2008 season to graduation. The question isn’t if the offense will have scorers in 2009, but who those scorers will be. Forwards Forward Katelyn ...

New team strategy in place under Napoli

By Jay Asser

September 7, 2009

With a new head coach and new team strategy already in place, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team is hoping new results will also come this season. Former UMass head coach Jim Rudy announced his retirement in late-May....

UMass women’s soccer returns Stoll, Gould in 2009

By Steve Levine

September 7, 2009

Between a new coach, new players (or returning players who were out last year) and a new season, Massachusetts women’s soccer coach Angela Napoli hopes the changes during the off-season will bring her team a different result...

Minutewomen dominate weekend, look ahead to outdoor season

By Jay Asser

March 8, 2009

After completing the majority of the season, the Massachusetts tennis team heads into spring break with momentum on their side after trouncing both Hofstra and Siena by a 7-0 score this weekend. On Saturday, Hofstra (7-4) traveled to Amherst ...

Minutewomen hope to bounce back vs. Albany

By Jay Asser, Collegian Staff

February 11, 2009

With payback on the mind, the Massachusetts tennis team will be back in action at home when it hosts Albany this Sunday at the Bay Road Tennis Club. UMass (3-1) will look to get back on track after dropping its first match of the ...