Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass women’s basketball set to begin three-game road trip in Saint Louis

By Daniel Malone

February 7, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Finding itself bogged down in yet another extended losing streak, the Massachusetts women's basketball team is hoping a change of scenery can help reverse its fortunes. The Minutewomen will get just that when they embark on a three-game, out of state road trip beginning at Saint Louis on Thurs...

Kevin Roy lifts Northeastern to Beanpot final against BC

By Chris Corso

February 7, 2013

Filed under Archives, Conference Notebooks, Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Freshman forward Kevin Roy's first-career hat trick was enough to carry the Northeastern hockey team past Boston University, 3-2, in the Beanpot semifinal at TD Garden on Monday.               The Huskies (8-13-3, 4-11-3 Hockey East Association)  will take on Boston College in the final...

UMass basketball not overlooking URI in rivalry game

By Stephen Hewitt

February 6, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

At a quick glance, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team has several reasons to overlook Rhode Island. The Rams (6-14, 1-6 Atlantic 10 Conference) are ranked dead last in the conference in scoring offense this season (62.2 points per game) and are stuck in a four-game losing streak heading into Wednesda...

Sellner: UMass men’s hoops playing smarter without Morgan

By Stephen Sellner

February 6, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s hard to make a statement that a basketball team has improved when one of its better players is sidelined for the remainder of the season, and that’s certainly not the case with the Massachusetts men’s basketball team with guard Jesse Morgan out for the year with a torn ACL. So, while nobody could nor...

UMass women’s tennis handles Saint Joseph’s, drops close match with Brown

By Kat Kent

February 6, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Massachusetts women’s tennis team picked up its first win of the spring schedule on Sunday, taking down Saint Joseph’s 6-1 at home. With the victory, UMass improves to 3-1 in dual matches this season. The Minutewomen’s win was “just what this team needed to bounce back after (its loss to)...

Butler regains winning form, Saint Louis continues winning streak

By Mark Chiarelli

February 6, 2013

Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

A strong second half performance by junior standout Rotnei Clarke returned No. 9 Butler to the win column with a 75-68 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday. Clarke’s 23 points led all scorers, as the Bulldogs (18-4, 5-2 Atlantic 10 Conference) bounced back from a shocking 75-58 loss to Saint Louis on Jan. 31. Sophomore forward Roosevelt...

UMass women’s hoops falters late in loss on Sunday

By Daniel Malone

February 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team may have broken out new, flashy uniforms on Sunday, but the final result was a story all too familiar for a Minutewomen squad struggling to manufacture wins. Donning an all-pink jersey ensemble in recognition of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund’s “Play4Kay Game,” UMass stru...

UMass men’s and women’s swimming squads finish season at Fordham

By Kaitlin Boyer

February 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

In its last meet of the season, the Massachusetts men’s swimming and diving team ended on a strong note with a 183-113 victory over Fordham on Saturday. The Minutemen won 11 of 16 events in the outing from the Messmore Aquatic Center in the Bronx, N.Y. Junior Colin Mulcahy, senior Peter Sacco, senior Tim O’Neill and sophomore John Conway were onc...

Minutewomen suffer from shooting struggles

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With just a second on the clock, Massachusetts women’s basketball guard Kiara Bomben rose up and drained a 3-pointer, closing out the first half and bringing UMass within one point of Temple. However, those crucial three of Bomben’s 14 points would stand out as one of the few chances that the Minutewomen (3-19, 1...

Men’s and women’s track and field squads with strong individual showings

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

February 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Freshman Benjamin Groleau had already been putting in quality performances for the Massachusetts men’s track and field team. But at the Giegengack Invitational on Saturday, Groleau passed everybody to take first place in the mile run and qualify for the New England Championship. Groleau finished the event with a ...

Kyle Smith, Zachary Oliveri shine in UMass’ exhibition win over Siena

By Cameron McDonough

February 4, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Saturday afternoon was the Kyle Smith show at Garber Field as the No. 13 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team finished its preseason exhibition schedule with a come-from-behind, 14-7 win against Siena. The senior attacker tallied five goals, four of which came in the first half. His fourth goal put the...

Late rally falls short in UMass basketball loss to Charlotte

By Stephen Hewitt

February 2, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Down one with possession and time running out, Chaz Williams received the ball and looked to score yet another game-winner. The Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard, who made the winning layup in the team’s one-point thriller at La Salle on Wednesday night, got the ball with about nine seconds left, drove ar...