Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

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...