Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass drops first two games in conference play

By Patrick Strohecker

October 15, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

It may have been the start of Atlantic 10 play, but the results were still the same for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team. Despite centering much of its focus on getting prepared for A-10 play following a rocky non-conference schedule, UMass dropped both games over the weekend to Virginia ...

Opportunistic Minutemen capitalize en route to victory

By Mark Chiarelli

October 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Football, Sports

FOXBORO — When the pass left A.J. Doyle’s right hand and spiraled across the middle of the field, disaster lurked. Doyle’s pass from the shotgun to Rob Blanchflower looked like a microcosm of the Massachusetts football...

UMass shifts focus to matchup with high-flying Dayton on Friday

By Joey Saade

October 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

After having its season-high three-game winning streak snapped in a tough double-overtime loss on Saturday, the Massachusetts women's soccer team now shifts its focus to Friday, when it takes on Dayton. Coming off one of...

UMass field hockey preparing for conference play

By Jason Kates

October 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After concluding the non-conference portion of its season with wins over in-state rivals Northeastern and Boston University, the No. 11 Massachusetts field hockey team looks to carry that momentum over into Atlantic 10 play. UMas...

UMass football still searching for elusive first win

By Andrew Cyr

October 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Week after week, Massachusetts football coach Charley Molnar has been impressed with his team’s improvement despite not having it show in the win column. However, this is the week Molnar believes his team can finally br...

Delario returns to Minutewomen lineup after knee injury

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 13 Massachusetts field hockey team is getting a boost on offense with the return of freshman midfielder Izzie Delario. “It’s a huge help getting her back. She obviously generates quite a bit of our attack,” UMa...

Lock Haven remains atop A-10 field hockey

By Andrew Cyr

October 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Lock Haven field hockey team won its seventh consecutive game this weekend with a 4-0 victory over Sacred Heart. The Lady Eagles’ (10-2) offense came mainly from Nakira Downes and Taylor Kennedy who scored two goals apiece...

VCU knocks off Saint Louis in A-10 men’s soccer action

By Ross Gienieczko

October 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The Virginia Commonwealth men’s soccer team scored two goals in the second half on Sunday to defeat No. 22 Saint Louis, 2-1, in Atlantic 10 play. The Rams (4-4-1) trailed 1-0 in the late stages of the second half, but a pair...

Freshmen making their mark for UMass women’s soccer

By Tom Mulherin

October 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

This year’s Massachusetts women’s soccer team is proving that freshmen can indeed play right away. This season, the Minutewomen (5-6-1, 1-1 Atlantic 10) have 12 freshmen on their 26-player roster, with 10 of those 12 being true freshmen. Almost all of these freshmen h...

UMass tennis prepares to take on UConn

By Anthony Chiusano

October 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Tennis

The Massachusetts women’s tennis team is looking to close out its fall dual meet season with a win when it faces Connecticut at home on Wednesday. The Minutewomen opened their fall season on Sept. 28 with a sweep of Pro...

Decisive victory for Dayton in A-10 women’s soccer action

By Jackson Goddard

October 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Dayton women’s soccer team is still undefeated in the Atlantic 10 Conference after defeating George Mason, 3-0, on Friday night. This was the Patriots’ (4-7-1, 1-1 A-10) first ever A-10 contest. The Flyers (7-4-1,...

Antony Taylor leads UMass men; Rachel Hilliard remains at top for women

By Frank Corona

October 8, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

With 47 teams competing in the Paul Short Invite over the weekend, the Massachusetts men’s cross country finished strong, placing 23rd overall and taking home 686 points. Out of almost 400 runners, redshirt junior Antony ...