Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Adams can spark a deeper offense

By Steve Levine

October 22, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

When the Massachusetts’ women’s soccer team welcomed Atlantic 10 rival Rhode Island to Rudd Field last Thursday, the aches of a four-game losing streak were not welcome. Mired by inconsistent offense, the Minutewomen were...

UMass increases chances of making A-10 Tournament with 3-2 win against Rhode Island

By Steve Levine

October 19, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

Last weekend’s highly anticipated Homecoming games did not disappoint the student masses and alumni here to see UMass victories. The Massachusetts women’s soccer team, more concerned with getting their season back on track...

Goals coming at a premium in A-10 play for Minutewomen

By Steve Levine

October 15, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

At this point in the season, wins are at a premium for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team. After a 2-0 start in the Altantic 10 schedule, UMass promptly turned the other way, losing its last three conference games. Now...

Time running out for Napoli, Minutewomen

By Mike Mastone

October 15, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

After dropping a 3-2 decision to Fordham on Sunday, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team is now winless in four overtime contests this season. The Minutewomen (3-8-2, 2-4-0 Atlantic-10) came back from a 2-0 score to tie...

Minutewomen Lose Weekend at Home

By Steve Levine

October 12, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

Once upon a time, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team was 2-0 in the Atlantic 10 conference. The Minutewomen opened their conference schedule with consecutive wins against Saint Joseph’s and Duquesne in late September,...

Napoli still has faith in slumping Cota

By Mike Mastone

October 12, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

After appearing to be nearly unstoppable in her first eight appearances, Massachusetts freshman goalkeeper Emily Cota is currently in the first rough patch of her blossoming career. The Green Lane, Penn., native has struggled...

UM hopes to rebound, face Explorers and Rams

By Mike Mastone

October 8, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

 The Massachusetts women’s soccer team returns home this weekend to host La Salle and Fordham as they try to improve their rankings in the Atlantic-10. Last weekend, the Minutewomen (3-6-2, 2-2-0 A-10) lost their share of...

Minutewomen desperate for offense this weekend

By Steve Levine

October 8, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

For the Massachusetts women’s soccer team, their recent five-game unbeaten streak seems like it was ages ago. The Minutewomen were riding high into last weekend’s matches, when an awakened offense and stellar goaltending...