Massachusetts Daily Collegian

No. 17 Minutemen explode for 20 goals in win over Hartford

By Dan Gigliotti

February 21, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s offense exploded, registering 13 first-half goals in a 20-10 victory over visiting team Hartford in its home opener on Saturday. “The best part today is that we came ready to play right from the first whistle,” said UMass coach Greg Cannella. “We’ll tak...

UMass ride freshman Lauren Terracciano to 18-8 win over UConn

By Herb Scribner

February 21, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team continued its winning ways this past Saturday with an 18-8 victory over rival Connecticut. “I thought it was a great game against a great UConn [team],” UMass coach Alexis Venechanos said. “I’m proud of the way we were executing our game. They came in wit...

UMass drops fifth in a row, falls to sixth in Hockey East

By Jay Asser

February 21, 2010


Filed under Hockey

The crowd of nearly 4,000 that attended Saturday’s game on senior night between the Massachusetts hockey team and Merrimack didn’t have much to cheer for in the final game played at the Mullins Center this regular season. After falling in the front-end of a home-and-home the previous night at Merr...

Loss of Javorn Farrell felt in UMass’ loss

By David Brinch

February 21, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts basketball team was forced to play without freshman guard Javorn Farrell in their 69-56 loss to Saint Louis Sunday evening. Farrell was ejected early in the second half of the Minutemen’s 66-60 defeat to George Washington last Wednesday for hitting a GW player. According to...

Record-tying day for Minutemen

By David Brinch

February 21, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

After his team scored 20 goals against Hartford on Saturday, Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella admitted that he wasn’t shocked, but still surprised at his team’s offensive output. “In our first couple of scrimmages, we scored five and we scored nine, so now you go 15 and 20,”...

Minutemen honor senior class

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

February 21, 2010


Filed under Hockey

Saturday’s 3-0 loss to Merrimack extended the Massachusetts hockey team’s losing streak to a season-long five games, and may have put the Minutemen in jeopardy of missing the Hockey East Tournament. Prior to the loss, however, No. 18 UMass (16-15-0, 11-13-0 Hockey East) stepped aside from its...

UMass teams set to compete in A-10 Championships

By Michael Wood

February 19, 2010


Filed under Track and Field

The stage is set in Kingston, R.I. for the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championships. The Massachusetts men’s and women’s teams will travel to R.I. and compete on Friday with the hope of carrying their impressive seasons into an A-10 championship. After a five week grind, many of the athletes...

Weekend pair on tap for Minutewomen

By Ben Lambert

February 19, 2010


Filed under Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team looks to keep its home winning streak going in a pair of weekend matches against St. John’s and Army. The Minutewomen have won three straight games at home. St. John’s currently holds a 1-5 record on the young spring season. The Red Storm defeated Colombia on Jan....

Another opposition’s season opener in store for Minutewomen

By Jay Asser

February 19, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Thanks to an early start to the season, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has already played in two games before some of its opponents in the early going have even stepped onto the field for the first time this spring. In their first game of the 2010 campaign, the Minutewomen (1-1) fell, ...

Extra passes earning Minutemen success this season

By Neil Carroll

February 19, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

In the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s season-opening 15-12 victory against Sacred Heart, the Minutemen attack almost always made the extra pass. “We’re always going to struggle with [assists],” UMass coach Greg Canella said. “Last year we didn’t have many assists at all, but we...

Hartford travels to Garber for home opener

By David Brinch

February 19, 2010


Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The last time the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team hosted Hartford, the Minutemen earned their first victory of the 2004 season. With that already accomplished in a 15-12 victory at Sacred Heart last Friday, UMass hopes to earn its first home win of the 2010 season when the Hawks soar into Garber...

Minutewomen travel on the road to face rival UConn

By Herb Scribner

February 19, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Off a fresh victory over Holy Cross on Wednesday, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will try to earn two straight victories as it faces off against rival Connecticut tomorrow afternoon.      “We’re going to watch this [past game’s] film and readjust and get our game plan on,” UMass...