Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass splits road games in Texas over weekend

By Tom Mulherin

September 15, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

After losing a tough game to Texas A&M on Friday, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team ended the road trip on a positive note, earning a 2-1 win in double overtime over Lamar.(2-4-1) Freshman forward Sarah Pandolfi netted her fi...

UMass shuts out Ohio State, suffers first loss to Syracuse

By Jason Kates

September 15, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

An early second half goal by sophomore Brooke Sabia gave the No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team a 1-0 victory over Ohio State Saturday afternoon in the Syracuse Invitational. After a scoreless first half, Sabia scored he...

Minutemen drop home opener to Hartford, 1-0

By Patrick Strohecker

September 11, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team can look back at each of its last three games and key in on one play that has turned a draw or a win into a loss. Wednesday was no different for UMass in a 1-0 home-opening loss to Hartford ...

UMass women’s soccer heads on road to take on Texas A&M

By Tom Mulherin

September 11, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women's soccer team hasn't exactly had the kind of success it was probably hoping for so far this season. All three of the Minutewomen's (1-3-1) losses have come by two goals or fewer, as they've failed to deliver with the clutch goal l...

Minutemen battle heated conditions

By Mark Chiarelli

September 11, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team stepped between the lines of Rudd Field for the first time Wednesday, returning home after starting the season with four consecutive road contests. Despite familiar and friendly confines, UM...

UMass field hockey benefitting from tough non-conference schedule

By Jason Kates

September 11, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team has made a habit of overcoming ranked opponents in recent years. UMass knocked off six teams ranked in the Top 25 last season on its way to the NCAA Tournament and have already beaten two ranke...

Minutemen to host Hartford in home opener

By Patrick Strohecker

September 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

The start of the season was far from ideal for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team. But a return home could be just what the team needs to finally crack into the win column. After going winless in their season-opening four-game...

UMass’ defense remains a light on the horizon for men’s soccer

By Mark Chiarelli

September 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

Four games into the 2013 season, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team boasts a defense that is leagues ahead of the team’s offensive production. As is the case with many young teams, offensive chemistry cannot be acquired...

Field hockey to take on Syracuse and Ohio State in weekend road trip

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The 7th-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team will have a chance for payback on Friday, as they visit No. 6 Syracuse, the team that knocked them out of the NCAA Tournament last season. Despite the recent history between the two te...

Minutewomen defense carrying the weight as season progresses

By Joey Saade

September 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

While the Massachusetts women’s soccer team entered this season with speculation surrounding a young roster, it still had one assurance in its back pocket: defense. After giving up four goals in their season-opening loss...

UMass field hockey continues dominance on offense

By Jason Kates

September 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Despite losing several leading scorers from last year to graduation, the Massachusetts field hockey team hasn’t lost a beat offensively.   UMass has tallied 18 goals on 88 shots through the first five games of the...

UMass women’s soccer picks up first of season over UNH

By Joey Saade

September 8, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team used a dominant defensive performance to grind out its first victory of the season on Sunday, taking down New Hampshire 1-0 in Durham, N.H. Senior Brittany Moore scored the game’s lon...