Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Jackie Lyons’ five goals lifts UMass past Temple

By Herb Scribner

April 4, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Jackie Lyons changed the game. The junior midfielder led the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team to a 16-7 victory over Atlantic 10 rival Temple on Saturday with five goals and an assist. “Jackie’s been doing a good job of reading what the defense [has been] giving her,” UMass coach Alex...

Minutemen swept by 49ers

By Dan Gigliotti

April 4, 2010


Filed under Baseball

This weekend spelled another disappointing road trip for the Massachusetts baseball team, worn down by superior pitching and ineptitude at the plate. UMass lost to Charlotte on Sunday, 7-1, dropping its fifth straight series while falling to 2-14 overall. Minutemen starter Mike Gedman, one of the f...

UMass sweeps La Salle in double-header

By Geena Lombardi

April 1, 2010


Filed under Softball

Led by a combined five home runs from Kyllie Magill, Meghan Carta and Carly Normandin, the Massachusetts softball team swept La Salle in a double-header in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon. The Minutewomen (19-7, 4-0 Atlantic 10) came out with strong hitting and quick base running as they shut out...

Minutemen looking for win against Penn State

By Mike Gillmeister

April 1, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

One week after knocking of its second top-15 opponent in as many games, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team takes on Penn State tomorrow in the 11th game of the all-time series. The No. 9 Minutemen (6-2, 1-0 Conference Athletic Association) lead the series, 7-3, including a 9-8 win last season...

Consistency leading to wins

By David Brinch

April 1, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

In order for any team to be successful, it must get consistent play from all of its players out on the field. That is just what the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team has done so far this season, getting steady showings from it’s defensive midfield. The No. 9 Minutemen take on Penn State on...

UMass begins spring season

By Michael Wood

April 1, 2010


Filed under Track and Field

The Massachusetts track and field teams are eager to get back into a routine as they prepare for the first meet of the outdoor season, the UConn Invitational. Both teams will travel to Connecticut this Saturday as they kick off their spring seasons. They enjoyed a lengthy four-week pause in their...

UMass still in hunt for A-10 title

By David Martin

April 1, 2010


Filed under Crew

The Massachusetts rowing team will continue setting its pace for the Atlantic 10 title in Worcester, Mass. this Saturday against the likes of MIT, New Hampshire, Williams and Holy Cross. The five team regatta will include the first Varsity 8, second Varsity 8, Varsity 4, first Novice 8, second Novice...

Riding momentum, UMass heads to Temple for matchup with Owls

By Jay Asser

April 1, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team looks to continue its domination of its Atlantic 10 schedule when it travels to face Temple on away-friendly Geasey Field this Saturday. After dropping five of six games against non-conference opponents, the Minutewomen (5-6, 2-0 A-10) opened up A-10 play...

Shot selection generating more goals, Florence impressing

By Herb Scribner

April 1, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

They shot, they scored and they conquered. The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team earned two wins last weekend, victories that can be attributed to its sharp-shooting tactics. Taking smart shots will be a key element when the Minutewomen (3-6, 2-0 Atlantic 10) compete against Temple Saturday. “Having...

Calipari and Kellogg relationship will pay dividends

By David Brinch

April 1, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

This past Massachusetts men’s basketball season can be summed up in nine simple words which will leave UMass fans with an optimistic view for years to come. The talent is there. The results were not. Be patient. The Minutemen finished the season 12-20, with two more losses and the same amount...

Expectations now clear for young UMass team going into off season

By Adam Miller

April 1, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

As a second-year head coach, Derek Kellogg didn’t know what to expect on a team with one senior and nine players who never saw a minute of basketball for last year’s Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Next year, expectations should be a bit clearer. The only player in the rotation not returning...

UMass takes on SHU after successful weekend

By Kara Deyermenjian

April 1, 2010


Filed under Tennis

What happens when two teams who recently halted frustrating losing streaks with sweeping victories match up against each other? The Massachusetts tennis team will find out when it hits the road Thursday afternoon to take on Sacred Heart. Both teams have tremendous amounts of momentum on their sides...