Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Emily Cota out as starting goalkeeper, for now

By Cameron McDonough

September 7, 2012

Emily Cota has lost the starting job. Cota led the Massachusetts women’s soccer team to a berth in the Atlantic 10 championship game and posted a 12-4-1 season record last season. But she lost the starting position. ...

Minutewomen bring mix of youth and experience to 2012 season

By Chris Corso

September 6, 2012

It’s all about three things this year for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team: youth, inexperience and goalkeepers. Leading the Minutewomen, who lost in the Atlantic 10 title game, is third-year coachEd Matz, whose goal is to bring UMass its sixth conference title in school histo...

Minutewomen show their youth in shutout loss

By Cameron McDonough

September 1, 2012

The growing pains found their way back. The young Massachusetts women’s soccer team put up little resistance Friday afternoon at Rudd Field, as Harvard came in and dominated the Minutewomen, 2-0. The Crimson were on the attac...

UMass blanks Albany to secure 1st home victory

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

August 27, 2012

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team returned to more familiar winning ways at Rudd Field on Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 victory over Albany. A week earlier, the Minutewomen (2-1) dropped their home opener to UCLA on the pitch that saw ...

Minutewomen bounce back to take 1st win of 2012 season

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

August 22, 2012

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Fresh off a disappointing loss to No. 6 UCLA to start the season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team bounced back with a 3-2 win at Bryant on Wednesday to grab its first victory of the 2012 campaign. UMass...

UMass women’s soccer falls to No. 6 UCLA in opener

By Jeffrey Okerman

August 19, 2012

A strong performance against No. 6 UCLA ended in defeat for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team at Rudd Field on Sunday afternoon. Moa Mattsson scored the first UMass (0-1) goal of the season, but strikes from Kodi Lavrusky an...

After defeating the undefeated, UMass blown out by Dayton, 5-1

By Eric Mansfield

November 6, 2011

After defeating then-No. 23 and undefeated La Salle Friday night, the Minutewomen’s Atlantic 10 tournament run and title hopes came to an end, losing to Dayton 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. UMass coach Ed Matz said that the differen...

Minutewomen have rhythm heading into postseason

By David Martin

November 3, 2011

For the third consecutive season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has played well enough to earn itself a seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament and is looking to win its first conference title since 1997. This season, however, marks the first time in three years that the Minutewo...

Trio of Minutewomen looked to carry offense through postseason

By Scott Cournoyer

November 3, 2011

The Minutewomen have made the dance again. For its third consecutive season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has qualified for the Atlantic 10 tournament which begins Thursday when the No. 4 Minutewomen travel to Dayton, Ohio to take on No. 5 Saint Bonaventure at 5 p.m. at Baj...

Minutewomen attempt to add wins before hitting postseason

By Scott Cournoyer

October 27, 2011

Since losing to La Salle on Oct. 16 in overtime, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has pulled out a pair of 1-0 victories against Duquesne and St. Bonaventure, sustaining elite status in Atlantic 10 play. UMass (11-3-2, 5-1-1 A-10)...

UMass looks to make claim as prominent program

By Eric Mansfield

October 27, 2011

With the conference schedule winding down and the Atlantic 10 playoffs looming, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team continues to tally wins, looking to finish strong in what has been one of the more successful seasons record-wise...

Julie Morrissey anchoring UM following transfer

By Scott Cournoyer

October 25, 2011

With encouragement from her parents and the direction of her siblings, Massachusetts women’s soccer forward Julie Morrissey started playing her favorite game at four years of age. “I’ve known since I was a little girl that I wanted to play soccer at a high level,...