Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen looking for Stoll’s return to spark run

By Michael Counos

September 30, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team has had its problems defensively; losing their last four consecutive games. The offense however has been alive and the return of redshirt senior co-captain Sydney Stoll may be the key for UMass to turn their season around as they begin conferenc...

Smith continues hot streak for UMass

By Michael Counos

September 27, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

Despite the recent four-game slide for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team, Therese Smith is having the hot foot for the Minutewomen. Smith has a goal in each of the team’s last three contests. The senior midfielder le...

A-10 squads prepare for 2010 conference play

By Chris Gardner

September 27, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Women's Soccer

After last year’s thrilling championship between Dayton and Charlotte, many believe that the Flyers will continue to dominate in the league this year. Just like any year, the Atlantic 10 will no doubt play host to surprises...

Minutewomen fall to Harvard

By David Martin

September 26, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team fell by a score of 3-2 for the third straight time on Sunday against Harvard, despite a strong two-goal rally. The Minutewomen (3-6-0) fell just short in a game that saw them come...

Minutewomen offense stronger than last season

By David Martin

September 26, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

Last season, one of the biggest problems for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team was offense. Shots were down, too much time was spent in the home end and goals were almost non-existent. Simply put, its offensive game...

Minutewomen suffer loss to Brown

By Michael Counos

September 23, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The troubles continued for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team on Thursday against Brown in Providence, R.I. with a 3-2 loss. Despite Therese Smith’s two-goal performance, UMass was shutout in the second half and a late goal sealed the deal for Brown. The Minutewom...

Ward adjusting to playing in the United States

By David Martin

September 23, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

In England, soccer is not just a sport; it is a passion, a way of life, a facet in English society that sits on a higher plateau than any other sport. Surprisingly, however, most gifted female soccer players come to the United States to make a name for themselves in the game th...

Minutewomen head to Brown after disappointing weekend

By Michael Counos

September 22, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team concludes its four-game road trip on Thursday when they take on Brown. UMass looks to get back to its winning ways, as they dropped their last two matches against Michigan and Oakland. This...

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...