Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Offense struggling following bye week

By Jay Asser

October 24, 2010

Filed under Football

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – For the second-straight week, the Massachusetts football team fell short of high expectations in an electric environment. After allowing a game-winning drive in the last minute against Richmond on homecoming...

Botched punt return sets tone in loss to UNH

By Adam Miller

October 24, 2010

Filed under Football

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – If one were to search for any indicators of the problems the Massachusetts football team would have against New Hampshire on Saturday, one could point to the botched punt recovery by strong safety Shane Viveiros. The...

Minutemen take on Wildcats at Gillette Saturday in Colonial Clash

By Jay Asser

October 20, 2010

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team will look to have a short memory as it meets New Hampshire in the inaugural Colonial Clash in the first-ever matchup between the two teams at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. Despite the building a...

Griffin looking past Northeastern, eyes national championship with UMass

By Dan Gigliotti

October 20, 2010

Filed under Football

On an average Sunday during the fall semester, Northeastern University football players gathered for a meeting on the basketball court, as they customarily did in the day or two following each game. Players chatted familiarly with each other, cracking the usual j...

Video highlights: Richmond defeats UMass

By Nick O'Malley

October 18, 2010

Filed under Football, Videos

UMass vs. Richmond highlights from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Villanova trounces Maine during CAA weekend

By Scott Cournoyer

October 18, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Football

Villanova quarterback Chris Witney put on a passing display Saturday as the Wildcats scored their way to victory on the road against the Maine, winning, 48-18. Villanova’s (4-2, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) second...

Spiders stun Minutemen

By Dan Gigliotti

October 17, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

A late rally by No. 20 Richmond handed the No. 8 Massachusetts football team its first conference loss, stunning a Homecoming crowd in Amherst. The Spiders (3-3, 1-2 Colonial Athletic Association) rallied on a touchdown...

Turnovers, penalties plague UMass against Richmond

By Jay Asser

October 17, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

Following its bye week, the Massachusetts football team struggled to find a rhythm and made untimely mistakes to suffer its second loss of the season on Homecoming weekend. “We made a million mistakes and we had penalties at...

Minutemen Report Card: Havens, Holmes look to lead in second half

By Adam Miller

October 13, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports Columns

As the Massachusetts football team looks forward to its second half of the season which begins on Saturday against Richmond, it’s time to assess how the Minutemen look going into their final six games. Here is a position-by-position...

Homecoming matchup opens second half for UMass

By Jay Asser

October 13, 2010

Filed under Football

After three consecutive road games and a bye week, the Massachusetts football team heads back to McGuirk Alumni Stadium for Homecoming against a wounded Richmond squad on Saturday. The No. 20 Spiders (2-3, 0-2 Colonial Athletic...

Even with offensive production, turnovers and penalties still cause for concern

By Dan Gigliotti

October 13, 2010

Filed under Football

Six weeks into the football season, the best asset of the Massachusetts football team is its offense. The Minutemen (4-1, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) are exhibiting the type of balanced attack that UMass coach Kevin...