Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Offense, defense making Cota’s job more difficult

By Michael Counos

September 22, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team is currently on a two-game slide after dropping their most recent matches to Michigan and Oakland on the road. Sophomore goaltender Emily Cota has played well between the pipes for the Minutewomen,...

Colonials Triumph in Blue Hen Classic

By Dan Lajoie

September 20, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

Freshman Alex Neal’s goal in the 87th minute sealed a 2-1 victory for the George Washington women’s soccer team over Delaware on Sunday afternoon in the Blue Hen Classic. The Colonials finished the week on a three game-win...

Minutewomen come home from Michigan empty-handed

By Michael Counos

September 20, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team traveled to Ann Arbor last Friday to face Michigan in the newly unveiled UM Stadium. However, The Minutewomen fell 5-0 to the Wolverines, and then lost to Oakland, 3-2, on Sunday...

Minutewomen join football team in Michigan

By Michael Counos

September 16, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

Both the Massachusetts women’s soccer and football teams will look to expand their win-streaks to three this weekend as they travel to play Michigan. The Minutewomen will see a familiar face as well as they take on their ex-coach fr...

Napoli lands in Ann Arbor

By David Martin

September 16, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

As the Massachusetts women’s soccer team prepares for its big matchup against Michigan this weekend, one cannot help but notice the overwhelming similarities between the two clubs: both are in rebuilding seasons, both have a l...

Minutewomen relying on younger roster this year

By Michael Counos

September 14, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

For the Massachusetts women’s soccer team, learning quickly might be its best strategy, as the squad welcomes 10 new players onto the pitch for the upcoming season. UMass head coach Ed Matz faces the challenge of developing a younger and less experien...

New women’s soccer coach Ed Matz brings experience, new staff to UMass

By David Martin

September 13, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

As the year advances closer and closer to the start of the 2010 season, change is heavy in the air for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team. UMass saw a change at the top of the chain in hiring head coach Ed Matz from Northeastern. Matz, who is coming off t...

Minutewomen win twice over weekend

By David Martin

September 12, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team put on a stunning offensive show on the road against Fairfield that ended with a 4-0 victory on Sunday. The Stags (3-3-0) found themselves on the wrong end of a game that saw junior Deanna...

Faster pace paying off for Minutewomen

By Michael Counos

September 12, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

A large part of the Massachusetts women’s soccer team’s success this season has been its new-look offensive attack. Playing fast-paced and much more aggressive under new coach Ed Matz, the Minutewomen are 2-2-0 overall, with six goals scored through four games in the young season. Meghan Collin...

Dayton picked to top A-10, Sherwood makes debut

By Stephen Sellner

September 8, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Women's Soccer

For the second straight year, the defending conference title champion Dayton women’s soccer team begins the season as the team to beat, according to the Atlantic 10 preseason polls. Katherine Boone, the reigning A-10 Defensive...

Column: UMass men’s soccer still A-10’s best

By David Brinch

September 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports Columns, Women's Soccer

Last season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team advanced to its first postseason since 2004, playing its way into the Atlantic 10 tournament before losing to Fordham in the opening round. At the helm for the Minutewomen was Angela Napoli, a former standout goalk...

Albany edges out UMass

By David Martin

September 7, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team saw a tough end to a very close game against Albany on Monday afternoon in its first road match of the season. Even though the score read 1-0 in favor of the Great Danes, the Minutewomen...