Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen face another test in Old Dominion

By Michael Wood

September 29, 2011

Filed under Football

After falling to Boston College, 45-17, last week, the Massachusetts football team is trying to leave its problems in the past as it takes on Old Dominion in its second Colonial Athletic Association game of the season. The Minutemen (2-1, ...

UMass football announces its 2012 non-conference schedule

By Michael Wood

September 29, 2011

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team announced its 2012 non-conference schedule on Thursday, and it will play games against Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan and Vanderbilt in its first season as a Football Bowl Series team. The five...

Minutemen ousted by BC, 45-17

By Michael Wood

September 25, 2011

Filed under Football

Boston College intercepted the Massachusetts football team’s first play from scrimmage and never looked back, routing UMass, 45-17, in front of 30,176 fans at Alumni Stadium Saturday. Junior defensive back Hampton Hugh...

Raising more questions for UMass football

By Jay Asser

September 25, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

The loss for the Massachusetts football team against Boston College this past weekend seems like a lost opportunity. With no playoffs on the horizon due to NCAA rules, UMass had the Eagles circled on its calendar, hoping to...

Eagles prey on Pagel in game at BC

By Steve Levine

September 25, 2011

Filed under Football

In his second career start at quarterback for the Massachusetts football team, redshirt sophomore Kellen Pagel threw two interceptions and fumbled once in UMass’ 45-17 defeat against Boston College on Saturday. Pagel was servic...

Minutemen to play Boston College this weekend

By Steve Levine

September 21, 2011

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team will head to Chestnut Hill on Saturday expecting Boston College’s best game. The Eagles (0-3, 0-1 ACC) have gotten off to a precarious start, most recently losing at home to Duke, 20-19, in both teams’ conference opener. Prior to t...

Exhibit honoring the UMass football team to be displayed in the Library

By Stephen Hewitt

September 21, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Football

When the University of Massachusetts football team makes its anticipated move to the top division of college football next year, it will mark a significant moment not only in the history of the program, but also of the university...

Minutemen balanced in victories

By Michael Wood

September 21, 2011

Filed under Football

Controlling the ball breeds success. That’s what the Massachusetts football team is finding out after two games in 2011. The Minutemen (2-0) have achieved nearly perfect balance on offense this season, effectively rushing and passing the ball. Through two games, UM...

Blue Hens trounce rivals, Monarchs win

By Greg Romagna

September 20, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

In only its second regular season meeting ever, No. 7 Delaware defeated rival Delaware State, 45-0, Saturday, improving to a 2-1 record on the year. The Blue Hens dominated every facet of the game, outgaining the Hornets by ...

Minutemen push past Rams at first home game of the season

By Michael Wood

September 18, 2011

Filed under Football

For the second straight week, tailback Jonathan Hernandez carried the No. 21 Massachusetts football team to victory, defeating Rhode Island, 36-27, in the last home opener at McGuirk Alumni Stadium on Saturday night. Her...

Hernandez earns career-high numbers in home opener

By Steve Levine

September 18, 2011

Filed under Football

Jonathan Hernandez’s career game did not come as a surprise for either coach at the Massachusetts football team’s home opener against Rhode Island on Saturday. Hernandez, senior running back, ran for a career-high 16...

Wofford falls short, defending champs still winless

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

September 14, 2011

Filed under Football

The Wofford football team almost pulled off the biggest victory in program history, but came up short against Clemson on Saturday in front of 73,500 at Memorial Stadium. The No. 9 Terriers, behind their strong running attack, struck first with an early 27-yard touchdown run by Mi...