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UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79.

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79.

By Dan McGee

January 14, 2018


Filed under Archives, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team dropped a tough game to Saint Joseph’s on Saturday, losing 84-79. The Minutewomen started out the game against the more seasoned Saint Joseph’s squad by playing aggressively and determined. They began the first half consistently matching baskets wit...

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win

By Ryan Ames

January 13, 2018


Filed under Archives, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Winter Sports

For the first time in five seasons, the Massachusetts hockey team came out on top against Vermont. Saturday night at the Gutterson Fieldhouse, UMass (10-9-1, 4-5-1 Hockey East Association) matched a season-high six goals scored in its 6-3 win over the Catamounts (4-14-4, 1-8-3 HEA), for the Minutemen...

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont

By Ryan Ames

January 13, 2018


Filed under Archives, Headlines, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, UMass hockey, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team tied with Vermont 2-2 Friday night in a back and forth affair in Burlington. Freshman winger John Leonard put UMass (9-9-1, 3-5-1 Hockey East Association) ahead 2-1 late in the third period with a dazzling top corner shot, but Vermont (4-13-4, 1-7-3 HEA) responded 23 sec...

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle

By Thomas Johnston

January 10, 2018


Filed under Archives, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Scrolling Headlines, Sports

Wednesday night, Luwane Pipkins had a game that will live on amongst the UMass basketball community for years to come. Trailing by 21 in the second half to La Salle, and with the Mullins Center lifeless, Pipkins single-handedly willed his team back in the game. He scored 23 of the teams final 27 poin...

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team

By Ryan Ames

January 10, 2018


Filed under Archives, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, UMass hockey, Winter Sports

Cale Makar, a freshman on the Massachusetts hockey team, turned down an invitation to play for Team Canada in the upcoming Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, according to TSN insider Darren Dreger. In a tweet sent out Wednesday afternoon, Dreger says Makar “respectfully declined” an invitation fro...

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont

By Mollie Walker

January 10, 2018


Filed under Archives, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, UMass hockey, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team faces Vermont at Gutterson Fieldhouse this upcoming weekend in hopes of snapping its two-game losing streak. Starting January play with two consecutive losses, the Minutemen (9-9-0, 3-5-0 Hockey East Association) now face its first series of 2018 with a chance to break t...

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays

By Will Katcher

January 10, 2018


Filed under Archives, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Track and Field

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s track and field teams officially began their indoor season this past Saturday in Hanover, New Hampshire at the 2018 Dartmouth Relays. Despite resting many top athletes, both teams logged top results, with the women placing second to Dartmouth and the men placing...

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure

By Cam Sibert

January 8, 2018


Filed under Archives, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team was defeated by St. Bonaventure 69-59 in New York on Saturday, and now sits at 8-8 on the year and 0-3 in Atlantic 10 play. In a game where they were outworked from the start, the Minutewomen turned the ball over 19 times, leading to 26 points off of ...

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win

By Philip Sanzo

January 7, 2018


Filed under Archives, Men's Basketball, Scrolling Headlines, Sports

Having only eight players on scholarship automatically puts the Massachusetts men’s basketball team in a weak position vs. most teams. With C.J. Anderson and Rashaan Holloway suspended and not making the trip up to Dayton, UMass coach Matt McCall was left with six scholarship players to take on ...

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell

By Ryan Ames

January 7, 2018


Filed under Archives, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, UMass hockey, Winter Sports

With the score 3-2 in favor of UMass Lowell at the conclusion of the second period Saturday night in Lowell, the Massachusetts hockey team looked to be in good hands. UMass would start the third period with essentially a full power play on a fresh sheet of ice, giving the Minutemen an excellent opp...

UMass hockey falls to UMass Lowell in 8-3 blowout

UMass hockey falls to UMass Lowell in 8-3 blowout

By Amin Touri

January 7, 2018


Filed under Archives, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, UMass hockey, Winter Sports

  A poor post-winter break start continued for the Massachusetts hockey team on Saturday, as the Minutemen took an 8-3 beating at UMass Lowell to open the new year 0-2. The River Hawks (12-9-0, 8-6-0 Hockey East Association) rode a five-goal third period to a blowout win over a UMass (9-9-0, ...

UMass hockey falls short against Yale in 5-3 loss Friday

UMass hockey falls short against Yale in 5-3 loss Friday

By Liam Flaherty

January 5, 2018


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The Massachusetts hockey team fought to achieve a comeback win on Friday night but ultimately couldn’t regain its early lead, losing 5-3 to Yale on the road. After conceding an early goal, UMass (9-8-0, 3-4-0 Hockey East Association) scored two first period tallies of its own and bolstered a 2-1 lea...