Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen look to bounce back

By Nick O'Malley

October 28, 2009

Filed under Football

The No. 19 Massachusetts football team looks to put last week’s defeat to No.1 Richmond behind them, and put itself back in the driver’s seat in the race for the conference title this Saturday at Maine. Havens to remain starter UMass (4-3, 2-2 Colonial Athletic Association) dropped out of the top sp...

Havens to remain starter

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 28, 2009

Filed under Football

Kyle Havens saw significant time on the bench for the first time this season on Saturday after throwing four interceptions in the Massachusetts football team’s 34-12 loss to Richmond. The quarterback gave way to backup Scott...

Minutemen fall to No. 1 Richmond, Havens, Woodward combine for six INTs

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 24, 2009

Filed under Football

As if battling the pouring rain and the No. 1 team in the country wasn’t enough, the Massachusetts football team made things even more difficult by turning the ball over seven times and giving up the ball again on a botc...

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...

Video: UMass defeats UNH 23-17

By Chris Shores

October 18, 2009

Filed under Football, Videos

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Video: Post-Game Press Conference, UMass 23 UNH 17

By Chris Shores

October 18, 2009

Filed under Football, Videos

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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...