Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UM travels to take on defending national champs

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 21, 2009

Filed under Football

When Richmond traveled to Amherst last fall, they walked away with a 30-15 victory on its way to a Football Championship Subdivision National Title. Offensive line stepping up For the Massachusetts football team, it limped away with a snapped 16-ga...

Offensive line stepping up

By Nick O'Malley

October 21, 2009

Filed under Football

Despite starting eight different players across the offensive line, including four at right guard, and losing its top running back to injury, the ground game for the No. 14 Massachusetts football team has not skipped a beat all...

Running game powers Richmond past Maine

By Andrew Morrison

October 19, 2009

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Football

Top-ranked Richmond got past Maine by a score of 38-21 with four unanswered touchdowns in the second half on Saturday, highlighted by a 90-yard punt return for a score by senior Derek Hatcher. The running game for the Spiders...

UMass slows down potent UNH offense in a thriller.

By Nick O'Malley

October 18, 2009

Filed under Football

For most of the first half, the Massachusetts football team was simply hanging around against fourth-ranked New Hampshire. But with a 13-play, 87-yard scoring drive to take the lead in the closing minutes of the second quarter, the ...

Hernandez steps up in place of injured Nelson

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 18, 2009

Filed under Football

When Jon Hernandez rattled off a game winning 42-yard touchdown run against New Hampshire on Saturday, it proved a number of things. It showed that the Massachusetts football team’s loss last week at Delaware was a lap...

UM, UNH meet in Homecoming Game

By Nick O'Malley

October 14, 2009

Filed under Football

After suffering a 43-27 loss to Delaware last week, the No. 18 Massachusetts football team faces its toughest challenge of the season Saturday, as it faces off against No. 4 New Hampshire on Homecoming Day. The Minutemen (3-2,...

Home-field advantage big for UMass this weekend

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 14, 2009

Filed under Football

With the success the Massachusetts football team has had this year at home, the team must be happy to return to Amherst, especially when facing an opponent like No. 4 New Hampshire. On the year, the No. 18 Minutemen are a perfect...

Minutemen can’t overcome early deficit, fall to Delaware

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 10, 2009

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team never returned from its bye week last week. After rolling off three straight victories prior to its weekend off last Saturday, the No. 12 Minutemen were unable to capitalize on mistakes by Delaware and overcome an early deficit ...

Minutemen travel to Delaware, take on Blue Hens

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 7, 2009

Filed under Football

For the Massachusetts football team, its Week 1 loss to Kansas State provided them with something other than a defeat: it prepared the No. 12 Minutemen for what awaits them this weekend in Delaware. The University of Delaware...

Blue Hens to bring potent passing attack on Saturday

By Nick O'Malley

October 7, 2009

Filed under Football

When the No. 12 Massachusetts football team travels to Delaware to face the Blue Hens this weekend, two of the most prolific quarterbacks in the Colonial Athletic Association will go head to head. The Blue Hens, who are currently...