Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen in four-way tie for conference lead going into this weekend

By Mike Mastone

October 1, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team carries a five-game unbeaten streak into a tough weekend as it travels south to take on Atlantic 10 foes Saint Louis and Charlotte.        The Minutewomen (3-4-2, 2-0-0 A-10) currently...

Stoll, Smith stepping up for Minutewomen this year

By Steve Levine

October 1, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team has more question than it does answers. Although it’s currently on a five-game unbeaten streak and playing much better as of late, UMass coach Angela Napoli’s squad still has some...

Markert, Weinraub first A-10 co-players of the Week during conference play

By Geena Lombardi

October 1, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

Nicole Markert of St. Bonaventure and Whitney Weinraub of Charlotte share the first Atlantic 10 co-Players of the Week honors during conference play for 2009-10. Markert’s goal-keeping skills produced the second win in a...

Cota leading at a young age

By Steve Levine

September 28, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Minutewomen probably wouldn’t be in the midst of a five-game unbeaten streak if it wasn’t for strong defense, specifically goaltending. Up until its last game against Duquesne, UMass (3-4-2) played every game splitting...

Minutewomen start A-10 schedule with weekend sweep

By Steve Levine

September 28, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team bears no resemblance to its former self from a few weeks ago. With their 0-4-2 start in the rearview mirror, the Minutewomen opened their Atlantic 10 schedule this weekend, defeating...

Smith getting hot at right time for Minutewomen offense

By Mike Mastone

September 27, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

With the offense of the Massachusetts women’s soccer team emerging after a five-game hiatus, midfielder Therese Smith is heating up at the right time for the Minutewomen. The third-year Holyoke native scored a goal in each...

UMass women’s soccer starts Atlantic 10 schedule

By Steve Levine

September 24, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Atlantic 10 schedule begins today, and for Massachusetts women’s soccer coach Angela Napoli, her team couldn’t pick a better time to get hot. After opening the season 0-4, the Minutewomen picked up their play with two double overtime ties and a win to fin...

UMass, Angela Napoli earn first win over St. Peter’s

By Steve Levine

September 20, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

After starting the season scoreless in its first five games, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team is suddenly able to find the back of the net. On Sunday, the Minutewomen scored a season-high two goals to defeat St. Peter’s...

UMass ties Hartford on Ruggles birthday goal

By Mike Mastone

September 17, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team finally put its scoreless drought to rest as senior Katie Ruggles punched in a game-tying free kick on her birthday en route to the team’s second consecutive double-overtime tie. Following...

Napoli and Co. look for first win

By Mike Mastone

September 16, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

The University of Massachusetts women’s soccer team will travel to Hartford tonight in hopes of jumpstarting their stagnant offense and giving Angela Napoli her first victory as head coach of the Minutewomen. “I think our...

Minutewomen take second tie in as many games, still without a goal

By Steve Levine

September 13, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

For the Massachusetts women’s soccer team, the best offense is a good defense. But when the offense doesn’t score, matches just cannot be won. And in the case of the scoreless Massachusetts women’s soccer team, that is why...

Minutewomen remain winless, fall to Albany in double OT

By Steve Levine

September 9, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

For the Massachusetts women’s soccer team, two weeks have passed since the beginning of the season and they still cannot see a win in the standings. On Wednesday, the Minutewomen looked to change that against Albany at Rudd F...