Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Lincoln and Trizano earn CAA honors

By Eric Mansfield

March 2, 2010


Filed under Conference Notebooks

The Colonial Athletic Association announced Monday that Hofstra junior attackman Jamie Lincoln and Drexel freshman attackman Nick Trizano have earned weekly honors for their play last week. Lincoln has been named CAA Player of the Week and Trizano received CAA Rookie of the Week.  In a 17-14 loss...

UMass finishes sixth in field of 30

By Michael Wood

March 2, 2010


Filed under Track and Field

The Massachusetts track and field team looked impressive, as they completed the two-day New England Championship event in Boston on Saturday. Serving as an opportunity to compete against the most elite individuals in the region, the New England Championship meet was expected to be a trial for all...

49ers too much for Minutewomen

By Neil Carroll

March 2, 2010


Filed under Women's Basketball

The Charlotte 49ers apparently saved the best for last. In what was the last game of the regular season for the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, the 49ers had an almost flawless first half, and eased their way to an 85-51 victory over the Minutewomen Sunday afternoon. The 49ers offense...

Playoff picture still uncertain in A-10

By David Martin

March 2, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

As the men’s basketball season draws to a close, one cannot help but wonder where their teams will end up this postseason, as many seeds are still ripe for the taking. Near the top of the Atlantic 10 conference, the first-place seed is separated by four games for seven teams, with the top four teams...

UNH, BC, Maine already in HE Tournament

By Michael Counos

March 2, 2010


Filed under Hockey

Vermont moved into a tie for fifth place in the Hockey East standings with a win over Boston University on Sunday. On the No. 20 Catamount’s “Senior Day”, it was junior Josh Burrows who scored the game winning goal with three minutes and 42 seconds left in the third period to improve their record to...

Four-match winning streak snapped for UMass

By Ben Lambert

March 2, 2010


Filed under Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team fell to Boston College 7-0 on Saturday at the Bay Road Tennis Club in Amherst. The loss was the second of the season for UMass, breaking their four-match winning streak and bringing their record to 7-2, while the Eagles raised their record to 4-5. With the victory, BC...

UMass needs better scheduled games, familiar opponents

By Adam Miller

March 2, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

If you’ve been to a Massachusetts men’s basketball game this season, you’ve probably noticed that the Mullins Center is a little more empty than usual. Although based on the empty seats I’ve seen at most games, you probably don’t know what I’m talking about. Last month, The Springfield...

Minutemen drop out of playoff picture with loss to No. 7 Eagles

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

February 28, 2010


Filed under Hockey

For three periods, the Massachusetts hockey team played the way it has hoped to play for the past few weeks. Once it gave up a lead in the second period to Boston College, it fought back and tied the game. Instead of letting the feeling of defeat sink in prematurely, it got strong goaltending from...

No. 20 Minutewomen play to a 2-3 record at Leadoff Classic

By Geena Lombardi

February 28, 2010


Filed under Softball

The Massachusetts softball team went 2-3 this past weekend of play at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Leadoff Classic, with two of the defeats coming from nationally ranked teams. Offensive Attack Lifts Louisiana over UMass UMass ended play at the Leadoff Classic with a tough 14-0 los...

Minutemen fall to Dayton’s high-flying offense

By Adam Miller

February 28, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg knew that playing an away game against Dayton was going to test his young team. He also knew that with an NCAA Tournament bid on the line, the Flyers were going to be difficult to beat. What he didn’t know was just how difficult they would be. ...

UMass drops second straight as Harvard duo combines for nine scores

By Herb Scribner

February 28, 2010


Filed under Women's Lacrosse

The combination of Alexis Dal Col and Jen VanderMeulen were too much for the Massachusetts lacrosse team, as the two combined for nine goals in UMass’ 10-8 loss to Harvard Saturday afternoon. “When you walk on that field, you have to be ready from the start,” UMass coach Alexis Venechanos sai...

UMass Upsets Saint Joseph’s on Senior Night

By Steve Levine

February 26, 2010


Filed under Women's Basketball

On their night, the seniors delivered. On Thursday night, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team welcomed Saint Joseph’s into the Mullins Center for a game that carried a little extra significance, as UMass recognized its senior players, Diatiema Hill and Kim Benton. The two veterans went on t...