Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass men’s lacrosse tops Harvard in a defensive struggle

By Nick Canelas

February 23, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

CAMBRIDGE – The No. 5 Massachusetts men's lacrosse team has a team objective to hold its opponents to eight goals or less each game. Although they won their first two contests, the Minutemen failed to reach that mark. On Saturday, UMass had no choice but surpass that goal as the offense was held...

Cady Lalanne puts whole package together in win over Dayton

By Stephen Hewitt

February 23, 2013


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

In losses to Temple and then St. Bonaventure last week, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg wasn’t happy with Cady Lalanne’s energy. Sure, the sophomore center had dominated the first half of each of those games – scoring 12 points in the first 20 minutes of each contest –...

Loss to Maine moves UMass hockey out of the playoff picture

By Nick Canelas

February 23, 2013


Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Just three weeks ago, the Massachusetts hockey team had its sights set on as high as the fifth seed in the Hockey East playoffs. Now the Minutemen would be happy just to make it. On the back of an improbable 30-save performance by Martin Ouelette and a pair of second period goals, Maine hand...

UMass gearing up for pivotal two-game series with Maine

By Patrick Strohecker

February 22, 2013


Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

This weekend could prove to be now or never for the Massachusetts hockey team, as it gets set for a two-game series against Maine at the Mullins Center. Coming off a 5-4 overtime loss Tuesday night against Northeastern and in the midst of a four-game losing streak, the Minutemen (10-16-2, 7-1...

UMass men’s hoops tries to right ship against Dayton

By Stephen Sellner

February 22, 2013


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

Thirteen days ago, all was looking bright for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. UMass had just stomped Saint Joseph’s on Feb. 9 at the Mullins Center to bump its record to 16-6 overall, and 6-3 in the Atlantic 10, sliding the Minutemen into the driver’s seat for one of four byes in the...

Minutewomen renew rivalry with UNH Saturday

By Patrick Strohecker

February 22, 2013


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

When the No. 13 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team takes the field against New Hampshire on Saturday, two familiar faces will be there to greet them. Former Minutewomen assistants under UMass coach Angela McMahon, Sarah Albrecht and Eileen Finn, left UMass (2-1) over the summer to take the vacant coa...

Mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, UMass hosts Duquesne

By Peter Cappiello

February 22, 2013


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

For the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, the math is final. With three games left, UMass (3-23, 1-10 Atlantic 10) has statistically been eliminated from the Atlantic 10 Tournament conversation. Even if the Minutewomen win out the rest of the season, they would lose a head-to-head tieb...

UMass men’s lacrosse moves on to Harvard

By Nick Canelas

February 21, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

When the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s flight home from Atlanta landed on Sunday, its 12-11 comeback win over No. 4 North Carolina became ancient history. It no longer mattered that the Minutemen (2-0) overcame an 11-8 third quarter deficit. It no longer mattered that they outscored on...

UMass men’s basketball suffers third straight loss at St. Bonaventure

By Stephen Hewitt

February 21, 2013


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With under two minutes left and the game tied at 85, Massachusetts men’s basketball forward Terrell Vinson corralled a defensive rebound and pushed it up court, where Sampson Carter eventually made a layup to complete a 7-0 UMass run and give his team a two-point lead. In a back-and-forth battle on...

UMass women’s basketball lose 10th straight

By Daniel Malone

February 21, 2013


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

Not much has gone right for the Massachusetts women’s basketball team this season. Now looking up at the other 15 Atlantic 10 teams and with its losing streak stretched to double-digits, there’s ample reason for pessimism about the lost season. But after the final 20 minutes of UMass’ 79-60 loss to visiting...

UMass women’s basketball shows life in blowout loss

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 21, 2013


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Following the Massachusetts women’s basketball team’s 45-42 defeat to Rhode Island just a day prior, Jasmine Harris had one thing to say about fatigue: “If you ask us tomorrow after our game, we’ll definitely be more fatigued,” the guard said. But when the game ended last night, that prediction more a...

BC, Merrimack both skate to ties on Sunday

By Mark Chiarelli

February 21, 2013


Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The Merrimack hockey team needed a crucial third-period goal escape with a 2-2 tie against Providence, and maintain its one-point lead atop the Hockey East standings. Freshman forward Vinny Scotti answered the bell for the Warriors, netting his second goal of the night 15 minutes, 4 seconds into the...