Massachusetts Daily Collegian

New coach brings high expectations to Minutewomen

By David Martin

September 6, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

- Click here for our coverage of UMass' season-opening win over Vermont. With a new coaching administration, an offensively-stocked gameplan and 10 new players added to the squad, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has a fresh start for the 2010 campaign. “We...

Matz gets first UMass victory over Catamounts

By Michael Counos

September 6, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team improved its record to 1-1-0 against Vermont on Sept. 3 at Rudd Field. UMass coach Ed Matz not only locked up his first win with his new team, but also marked the 100th victory in his women’s...

Matz hired as women's soccer coach

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

January 20, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

On Jan. 7, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team announced the fifth head coach in the program’s history when Ed Matz, a former coach at Northeastern, was appointed the position. Matz, the 2009 Colonial Athletic Associati...

Dayton, Charlotte favorites to win Atlantic 10 Tournament

By Steve Levine

November 4, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Atlantic 10 women’s soccer schedule, which began in late September, needed every last game to determine who would be in or out in this year’s tournament. Headlining the field is Dayton, who enters the tournament unbeaten...

Minutewomen begin Atlantic 10 Tournament against Duquesne

By Steve Levine

November 4, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

On Sunday, it took two UMass shutout victories and a Duquesne upset over La Salle to give the Massachusetts women’s soccer team a playoff berth. Now, with the field set for the Atlantic 10 Tournament, the No. 6 seeded UMass...

Role players key to Minutewomen’s success

By Mike Mastone

November 3, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

With the one-two punch of Therese Smith and Sydney Stoll carrying the offense all season, several players have stepped up to help propel the Massachusetts women’s soccer team into the playoffs. Over the regular season’s...

UMass wins two over weekend, sneaks into A-10 Tournament

By Mike Mastone

November 2, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team surged into the Atlantic 10 Championship hunt after qualifying for the conference tournament for the first time since 2004, with a shutout victory over Richmond on Senior Day. The Min...

Seniors come away with tournament birth on Senior Day

By Steve Levine

November 1, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

On Sunday, Senior Day was either going to knock the Massachusetts women’s soccer team out of playoff contention, or put them in it. Fortunately for the Minutewomen, the latter prevailed as they defeated Richmond, 1-0, locking...

UMass put in must-win situation

By Steve Levine

October 29, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The only way the Massachusetts women’s soccer team can achieve its ultimate goal of reaching the Atlantic 10 Tournament is if it wins the last two games of the season. As long as the Minutewomen (4-10-2, 3-6-0 A-10) can defeat...

Luckey returns to Minutewomen lineup

By Mike Mastone

October 29, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

After spending the last seven games on the sidelines, Massachusetts senior goalkeeper Lauren Luckey posted a season-high nine saves in a 3-0 loss to undefeated Dayton on Sunday. Luckey, who had not seen action since being taken...

Minutewomen drop two in A-10 play as conference tournament nears

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 25, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The last thing the Massachusetts women’s soccer team needed this weekend was two losses against Atlantic 10 rivals Xavier and Dayton. Fresh off a 3-2 victory over Rhode Island last week, the Minutewomen took to the road in an...

Women’s soccer look to defeat Xavier, keep playoff hopes alive

By Mike Mastone

October 22, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team hits the road this weekend to Xavier play and undefeated Dayton aiming for one last late season surge. Adams can spark a deeper offense   The Minutewomen currently sit at ninth in the Atlantic 10 and improv...