Massachusetts Daily Collegian

One of New England’s top lacrosse rivalries is renewed

By Mike Gillmeister

March 22, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team will be in Providence, R.I. today to take on Brown at 4 p.m. as the Minutemen look to break a three-game losing streak against the No. 15-ranked Bears (3-1). Coming off a 17-3 win against Providence (0-5), its largest margin of victory since 2002, No. 18 UMa...

UMass’ scoring spread out this season

By David Brinch

March 22, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team scored a combined 30 goals over spring break, including 17 in its win against Providence on Saturday. The Minutemen scored the first eight goals of the game, as sophomore attackman Art Kell registered a hat trick for the eighth-straight UMass tally with j...

Minutewomen fall to Long Island on final day of San Diego Classic II

By Geena Lombardi

March 22, 2010


Filed under Softball

Striking out eight batters and allowing just six hits was not enough from starter Sara Plourde as the Massachusetts softball team fell to Long Island, 2-0, on the final day of the San Diego Classic II. The Minutewomen went 4-3 at the classic and improved to 15-7 for the season. The 49ers (14-...

Spring break road trip ends in a win for the Minutewomen

By Ben Lambert

March 22, 2010


Filed under Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team spent its spring break on a road trip through South Carolina, going 1-2 against three schools from the area. UMass lost to Charleston Southern and the College of Charleston, but ended on a high note with a victory over Presbyterian. The 6-1 victory snapped a five-match ...

Wellman foregoes final two years, signs with NHL’s Wild

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

March 21, 2010


Filed under Hockey

Within less than a week of his sophomore season ending, Casey Wellman is making an impact on the ice again. In his first game as a professional, after signing a two-year entry-level contract with the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild, the former Massachusetts hockey player recorded an assist wi...

UMass falls to Richmond in A-10 Quarterfinals

By Adam Miller

March 21, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

The Atlantic 10 tournament has not been kind to Ricky Harris and the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. In a year when the Minutemen least expected it, they won their first A-10 tournament game in eight years against Charlotte, but couldn’t continue their rally against Richmond, who finished as the week...

UMass’ season ends in first round of Hockey East tournament

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

March 21, 2010


Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team showed a lot of fight just to make it into the Hockey East tournament. A sweep of Maine on the final weekend of the regular season lifted it to the tournament where they continued to show that fight, but this time it wasn’t enough. The Minutemen (18-18-0) fell to B...

Minutemen fall to Harvard, cruise past Providence

By Mike Gillmeister

March 21, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

During a week that saw the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team drop a 14-13 game to No. 11 Harvard and regroup three days later to dominate Providence, 17-3, Art Kell was a constant for the Minutemen. The sophomore attack scored a combined eight goals in those two games, including a career-high five a...

Minutewomen suffer two-game skid

By Herb Scribner

March 21, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

While the students at Massachusetts were enjoying their respective spring breaks, the women’s lacrosse team could not find the same sense of enjoyment as they suffered two road losses over the past 10 days. On Saturday, Albany opened up the first period of play with a six-goal run over a span o...

Minutemen start season winless through nine games

By Dan Gigliotti

March 21, 2010


Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team endured a long road trip this week and on Sunday, it got longer. UMass (0-9) was swept in three separate series over the past 10 days, concluding in a 17-13 loss at William & Mary. In their first action of the season, the Minutemen had no answer for the strong bats...

Harris leading UMass to tournament in rebuilding year

By Adam Miller

March 11, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

Even as a freshman, Ricky Harris built a reputation on stepping up for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team when the postseason is on the line. He scored seven points in seven minutes against Alabama in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament on March 13, 2007. He converted ...

Conte Forum hosts best-of-three between UMass and BC

By Jay Asser

March 11, 2010


Filed under Hockey

Boston College has already defeated the Massachusetts hockey team on three occasions this year. The postseason, however, is the beginning of a whole new season. This weekend, UMass will look to change its luck against BC in a best-of-three series in the opening round of the Hockey East tournament...