Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass women’s soccer starts Atlantic 10 schedule

By Steve Levine

September 24, 2009

The Atlantic 10 schedule begins today, and for Massachusetts women’s soccer coach Angela Napoli, her team couldn’t pick a better time to get hot. After opening the season 0-4, the Minutewomen picked up their play with two double overtime ties and a win to fin...

UMass tennis prepares for opening tournament

By Chris Shores

September 24, 2009

The Massachusetts tennis team, led by coach Judy Dixon, is set to begin its 2009-10 season. Dixon, who will begin her 17th year as the UMass coach, said that this year’s squad of 11 women has the best depth she’s seen as coach...

UMass men’s soccer team hoping to use Amick on offense

By Adam Miller

September 24, 2009

During his freshman year, Stuart Amick (five goals in 2007) was the No. 2 scorer on a Massachusetts men’s soccer team that made it to the College Cup. This season, he should have an opportunity to go back to his aggressive style...

Freshman contributing, help Minutewomen crack Top 10

By Mike Gillmeister

September 23, 2009

The loss of any one offensive threat can often be overcome by a complete team effort. The Massachusetts field hockey team has tried to do just that after losing Mary Shea, Erin Parker and the Minutewomen’s leading scorer in 2008, Ka...

Sowry and Co. look for weekend sweep

By Jay Asser

September 23, 2009

With two struggling teams in Vermont and Quinnipiac coming up, the Massachusetts field hockey team will try to avoid a pair of possible trap games on the road this weekend. The Minutewomen (5-2) are coming off a weekend where...

UMass looks to build after first win of 2009

By Adam Miller

September 23, 2009

Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch isn’t a fan of turf fields, or as he calls it, “plastic grass.” But for the second week in a row, the Minutemen will have to deal with that sort of playing environment. UMass (...

Offense looking to balance with defense

By Adam Miller

September 23, 2009

In both of its two runs to the NCAA Tournament, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team was better known for its defense that could shut down opponents, while its offense did enough to keep the Minutemen (1-3-1) in games. This...

Chris Piekos should be the goalkeeper for the UMass men's soccer team

By Adam Miller

September 22, 2009

Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch still doesn’t know who his starting goalkeeper will be for the rest of the season. But after the win over Northeastern, junior Chris Piekos showed that he clearly deserves that ho...

Men finish first, women last, in lone home cross-country meet

By Jeffrey Engmann

September 21, 2009

On a sunny Saturday morning, which Massachusetts men’s cross-country coach Ken O’ Brien described as “perfect for our sport,” the University of Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in their...

Minutewomen fall to Boston College in OT after win over Northeastern

By Jay Asser

September 20, 2009

After a strong showing against Northeastern, the Massachusetts field hockey team was unable to pull off another upset win and suffered a heartbreaking overtime loss to Boston College on Sunday. Before taking on the No. 9 Eagles...

Ben Arikian leads Minutemen to first win of season

By David Brinch

September 20, 2009

The last thing Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch wanted was another tie. The Minutemen had three of their past four contests end in draws, with UMass still not yet earning a victory in 2009. “We tied three games, and I think the last thing we wanted was anothe...

UMass, Angela Napoli earn first win over St. Peter’s

By Steve Levine

September 20, 2009

After starting the season scoreless in its first five games, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team is suddenly able to find the back of the net. On Sunday, the Minutewomen scored a season-high two goals to defeat St. Peter’s...