Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Minutemen face Richmond in second round

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

March 11, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

This is uncharted territory. For the first time since 2002, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is playing a second game in the Atlantic 10 tournament tonight when it takes on third-seeded Richmond in Atlantic City. After the No. 11-seeded Minutemen (12-19) upset sixth-seeded Charlotte Tuesday...

Harvard and Providence travel to Amherst to face UMass

By Mike Gillmeister

March 11, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

While the best offense can be a good defense, a team could also outscore its opponents by nearly 17 goals. Going into this week’s games against No. 13 Harvard (2-1) and Providence (0-2), the No. 19-ranked Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team holds a 58-41 scoring advantage over opponents. The...

Minutewomen begin a six-game road stint beginning this weekend

By Jay Asser

March 11, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Having played five of its seven games at home this season, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has yet to face a long road trip. That changes this weekend as UMass begins a six-game road stint stretching into April. First on the calendar for the Minutewomen (3-4) is Stony Brook, which UMass...

Minutewomen players return home this weekend against Stony Brook

By Herb Scribner

March 11, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Going on the road tends to be a difficult task, no matter the sport or the team. For the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team though, it may present little trouble if UMass continues to focus on team advantages and play its style of game. The Minutewomen (3-4) capped off their four-game home stretch...

Minutemen looking to 2010 season after surviving cut

By Dan Gigliotti

March 11, 2010


Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team will look to build upon its best season in six years as it will compete in its first regular season action later this week. The Minutemen dealt with rumors about a cut in funding that would leave the longstanding program extinct, but finished above .500 in 2009, for...

Minutemen trying to move on from senior losses

By Steve Levine

March 11, 2010


Filed under Baseball

Losing seniors is a part of the game. It happens every year. Players graduate, younger players have shoes to fill. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, though. While Massachusetts baseball team coach Mike Stone understands big losses, he sees it as an opportunity. “[We lost] our second basemen,...

Minutewomen snap losing streak, head to Stony Brook

By Jay Asser

March 11, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

With a six-game road stint ahead on the schedule, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team couldn’t afford to head into spring break without snapping its losing streak. UMass did just that by defeating Yale 9-5 at McGuirk Stadium on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. The loss for the Bulldogs drops the...