Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen have streak snapped, shutout by St. Louis, Charlotte

By Mike Mastone

October 4, 2009


Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team saw their five-game unbeaten streak come to an end over the weekend as they were shutout in back-to-back games by Atlantic 10 foes Saint Louis and Charlotte. On Friday night, UMass (3-6-2, 2-2-0 A-10) could not combat a dominant effort by Saint Louis. Billi...

UMass falls in exhibition match to New Brunswick

By Nick O'Malley

October 4, 2009


Filed under Hockey

Two late goals made it interesting, but a 3-0 deficit in the first period was too much for the Massachusetts hockey team to overcome as the Minutemen dropped their exhibition match against New Brunswick, 3-2. Sophomores Casey Wellman and T.J. Syner each scored for UMass in the third period to bring...

Fordham snaps UMass’ five-game unbeaten streak

By David Brinch

October 3, 2009


Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team had no trouble generating offense in its past three games, all of which were shutout victories for the Minutemen. However, UMass could not put away any scoring opportunities Saturday afternoon, falling to Fordham, 1-0, at Rudd Field. “We stunk in the firs...

Four UMass football players suspended following arrest

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 2, 2009


Filed under Football

An updated version of this story was posted at 12:41 a.m. Monday, Oct.5, 2009. Four members of the University of Massachusetts football team were arrested Thursday night for possession of a Class B substance (cocaine), according to The Daily Hampshire Gazette, which Friday. Defensive back James Carve...

Minutewomen in four-way tie for conference lead going into this weekend

By Mike Mastone

October 1, 2009


Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team carries a five-game unbeaten streak into a tough weekend as it travels south to take on Atlantic 10 foes Saint Louis and Charlotte.        The Minutewomen (3-4-2, 2-0-0 A-10) currently sit atop the A-10 in a four-way tie with Charlotte (8-2-0, 2-0-0),...

Stoll, Smith stepping up for Minutewomen this year

By Steve Levine

October 1, 2009


Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team has more question than it does answers. Although it’s currently on a five-game unbeaten streak and playing much better as of late, UMass coach Angela Napoli’s squad still has some obvious kinks it needs to work out. The absence of a go-to scorer and a...

Tennis team sweeps Holy Cross to start season

By Chris Shores

October 1, 2009


Filed under Tennis

It was a clean sweep for the Massachusetts tennis team  as they began their season with a commanding 7-0 win at Holy Cross yesterday. UMass coach Judy Dixon said the match was good in some spots and shaky in others. She said the weather conditions, especially temperatures under 50 degrees, were less...

Cross country heads to Paul Short Invitational

By Jeffrey Engmann

October 1, 2009


Filed under Cross Country

In some ways, this Friday’s 36th annual Paul Short Invitational represents a transition in both the Massachusetts men’s and women’s cross country season. Coming two weeks after their only home meet of the season, the invitational will transport the teams out of New England and into Bethlehem, Pa....

UMass club rugby looks to continue undefeated season

By Dan Gigliotti

October 1, 2009


Filed under Club Sports

The No. 17 Massachusetts club rugby team has mauled, rucked and scrummed its way to a perfect record thus far into the 2009 season. It looks to continue its exemplary play through the second round of conference action and into the postseason. “[I’m] excited about how everyone is working as a unit....

Markert, Weinraub first A-10 co-players of the Week during conference play

By Geena Lombardi

October 1, 2009


Filed under Women's Soccer

Nicole Markert of St. Bonaventure and Whitney Weinraub of Charlotte share the first Atlantic 10 co-Players of the Week honors during conference play for 2009-10. Markert’s goal-keeping skills produced the second win in a row for the Bonnie’s in a 1-0 win over Saint Louis. This game follows their...

Minutemen square off with Fordham Saturday at Rudd Field

By David Brinch

September 30, 2009


Filed under Men's Soccer

Massachsuetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch is arguably one of the most successful coaches in program history. On Tuesday, Koch got his 200th win at the helm of the Minutemen, and riding a three game winning streak, UMass will face a familiar opponent in unfamiliar circumstances. The Minutemen (...

Piekos, Amick help Koch to 200th win at UMass

By Adam Miller

September 30, 2009


Filed under Men's Soccer

The win over Colgate on Tuesday signified more than an arrival of an offense waiting to break out. It also meant Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch’s 200th victory in his 19th season with UMass. His 200th career win was on October 3, 2003 in a 3-0 win over George Washington and Koch continues to produce winning seasons on a regular basis. Out of 19 yea...