Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Offense stumbles as women’s soccer falls to 0-3

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

September 7, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

Angel Napoli’s early season approach may not be providing the results she wants at the end of games, but she is seeing the progressions she wants to see. The new head coach of the Massachusetts women’s soccer team began...

Napoli steps up to replace retired Rudy

By Jay Asser

September 7, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

For the first time in 21 years, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team will head into the season with a new face as head coach. Two months after Jim Rudy announced his retirement from coaching collegiate women’s soccer, form...

Rudy calls it quits after 21 years at UMass

By Mike Gillmeister

September 7, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

In his 28 years of coaching collegiate women’s soccer – 21 at the helm of the Massachusetts women’s soccer team – Jim Rudy has compiled a 313-160-28 record. That record will remain as-is, since Rudy announced his retirement ear...

New team strategy in place under Napoli

By Jay Asser

September 7, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

With a new head coach and new team strategy already in place, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team is hoping new results will also come this season. Former UMass head coach Jim Rudy announced his retirement in late-May....

UMass women’s soccer returns Stoll, Gould in 2009

By Steve Levine

September 7, 2009

Filed under Women's Soccer

Between a new coach, new players (or returning players who were out last year) and a new season, Massachusetts women’s soccer coach Angela Napoli hopes the changes during the off-season will bring her team a different result...