Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass cross country set for BC Invite

By Frank Corona

September 26, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

This Friday, the Massachusetts women’s cross country team will go up against some of the best competition in the country at the Boston College Invite. The Minutewomen will face off against top-ranked Providence, reigning champion Orego...

Minutemen head to Syracuse seeking first win

By Patrick Strohecker

September 24, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

It hasn’t been the type of start to the 2013 season that the Massachusetts men’s soccer team hoped for. After a season-opening tie against Evansville, UMass (0-7-1) has lost its last seven matches, including a 2-1 loss...

VCU tops George Mason, ties Elon in A-10 women’s soccer action

By Noelle Mattessich

September 24, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

This weekend, the Virginia Commonwealth Rams defeated the George Mason Patriots 5-1 on Friday and tied Elon 1-1 on Sunday. Brenna Connell gave the Patriots the lead early on a shot that bounced off the left post and into the...

UMass field hockey hopes to continue success at home

By Jason Kates

September 24, 2013

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

With two games remaining in a three-game homestand, the seventh-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team continues to find success at Garber Field, as it has started out the season 4-0 at home. The Minutewomen (7-2), coming off...

Chiarelli: UMass’ offensive drought threatens season

By Mark Chiarelli

September 24, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team entered this season with tempered expectations. With a roster compiled of 14 freshmen, growing pains were expected despite the optimism that 2013 would offer a fresh start. The overall...

Dayton remains undefeated with win over IUPUI

By Andrew Cyr

September 24, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

No. 19 Dayton remained undefeated after defeating IUPUI at home on Sunday. The Dayton Flyers (7-0) scored both of their goals in the second half to cap off an impressive 2-0 victory. Dayton’s Ryan Peterson scored the game...

Minutewomen shine in opening invitational

By Arthur Hayden

September 24, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Tennis

The Massachusetts women's tennis team kicked off its season over the weekend at the Brown Invitational in Providence, R.I., and, against some of the top teams in the Northeast in Binghamton, Boston College, Boston University,...

UMass begins homestand with 5-1 victory over Hofstra

By Jason Kates

September 23, 2013

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

In its two losses this season, the No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team was done in by a lack of shot attempts offensively. Brooke Sabia wouldn’t let it happen again on Sunday. The sophomore scored two goals on 1...

UMass women’s soccer completes comeback win in overtime

By Tom Mulherin

September 23, 2013

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team may be making a habit of overtime wins. The Minutewomen picked up their third win in extra time in their last two contests with a 2-1 comeback victory over Northeastern at Rudd Field on Sunday. The 1-1 match was b...

UMass men’s soccer loses seventh game in a row

By Patrick Strohecker

September 23, 2013

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

In a matchup of winless opponents, something had to give. The Massachusetts men’s soccer team headed to Ohiri Field on Sunday to take on Harvard with both teams poised and ready to break into the win column. Harvard was ...

Penalty corner plays key to UMass offensive attack

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 23, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team’s offense looked strong again in its 5-1 win over Hofstra on Sunday, and there was one important aspect that has been a recurring key to the Minutewomen’s play throughout the seas...

Inconsistent second half dooms Minutemen

By Mark Chiarelli

September 19, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team lost 2-0 to Fairfield at Rudd Field on Wednesday, losing its sixth game in a row amid a flurry of missed opportunities. UMass (0-6-1) fired off 19 shots in the contest, including 11 in the f...