Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen look to continue ’08 success

By Geena Lombardi

October 20, 2009


Filed under Hockey

As tryouts and preseason practices come to a close for the Massachusetts women’s club hockey team, “doing work” is the main theme in mind for this team. Do work is the motto they live by, practice by, play by and win by. The 16-7-2-1 team ranked second in the Eastern Collegiate Women’s Hockey...

No. 13 Charlotte continues winning

By Herb Scribner

October 20, 2009


Filed under Conference Notebooks

The No. 13 Charlotte men’s soccer team in the Atlantic 10 conference continued its success this past weekend, when defender Nathan Mathers earned the nod from College Soccer News as part of the National Team of the Week. Mathers and the 49ers (8-1-3, 2-0-1 A-10) competed this weekend against Saint...

Richmond field hockey on surge

By Dan Gigliotti

October 20, 2009


Filed under Conference Notebooks

The Richmond field hockey team has yet to let up a goal in conference play, as it stands atop the Atlantic 10 leader board, breaking the .500 mark for the first time all season. The Spiders (8-7, 3-0 A-10) dealt shutout losses to La Salle and West Chester last weekend and have now outscored conference...

Richmond pulls come from behind victory

By Neil Carroll

October 20, 2009


Filed under Conference Notebooks

The No. 1 Richmond football team was losing 17-10 at halftime on the road against Maine, but pulled off a 38-21 victory after the Spiders held the Black Bears scoreless until the last two minutes of the second half. Richmond’s defense completely shut down Maine’s running game in the second half...

Hailey Beam named to College Soccer Team of the Week

By Geena Lombardi

October 20, 2009


Filed under Conference Notebooks

On top of two victories from this past weekend, Charlotte senior midfielder Hailey Beam was also named to the Women’s College Soccer Team of the Week by TopDrawerSports.com. In the 49ers’ (13-2-1, 7-0-1 A-10) win over Richmond and George Washington, Beam helped out with one goal and four assists. Friday’s...

Minutewomen place 4th in Albany while Minutemen place 25th at ISU Pre-Nationals in Indiana

By Jeffrey Engmann

October 19, 2009


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

In few words, Massachusetts women’s cross country coach Julie Lafrieniere, said that her team “put it together” in the Albany Invitational. On Saturday, in a field of 24 teams, the Minutewomen finished 4th overall, with a productive total of 141 points, two points behind third place finisher...

UMass downs BU at in season opener

By Daniel Herberholz

October 19, 2009


Filed under Swimming & Diving

Sometimes all it takes is twelve-hundredths of a second. Facing Boston University, the Massachusetts men’s swimming and diving teams pulled out a 153-147 victory this weekend, finishing on a 200-yard freestyle relay time of 1:24.01 – just .12 seconds ahead of the Terriers. Senior Juan Moliere...

Running game powers Richmond past Maine

By Andrew Morrison

October 19, 2009


Filed under Conference Notebooks, Football

Top-ranked Richmond got past Maine by a score of 38-21 with four unanswered touchdowns in the second half on Saturday, highlighted by a 90-yard punt return for a score by senior Derek Hatcher. The running game for the Spiders (6-0, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association) was the strongest point on the...

Dietz, Richter headline successful rowers for UMass at Head of the Charles

By Pete Vasquez

October 19, 2009


Filed under Crew

The weather may not have been the most welcoming but the Massachusetts  rowing team gained plenty of experience this past weekend in their most acclaimed race of the year, the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta. Rather than facing the wind as their usual obstacle, the Minutewomen rowed through...

Minutemen still undefeated after beating Millersville, Central Connecticut

By Herb Scribner

October 19, 2009


Filed under Club Sports

After seven battles on the ice, the UMass club hockey team stands tall with an undefeated record, including two victories this past weekend over Millersville and Central Connecticut. “We had some fun, we got some wins under our belts,” said head coach Robert Talloni. Following the UMass varsity...

UMass slows down potent UNH offense in a thriller.

By Nick O'Malley

October 18, 2009


Filed under Football

For most of the first half, the Massachusetts football team was simply hanging around against fourth-ranked New Hampshire. But with a 13-play, 87-yard scoring drive to take the lead in the closing minutes of the second quarter, the Minutemen proved that they were for real. VIDEO: UMass defeats UNH 23-17 ...

Hernandez steps up in place of injured Nelson

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 18, 2009


Filed under Football

When Jon Hernandez rattled off a game winning 42-yard touchdown run against New Hampshire on Saturday, it proved a number of things. It showed that the Massachusetts football team’s loss last week at Delaware was a lapse, it showed that the No. 18 Minutemen (4-2, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association)...