Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen slated for rematch with RPI over the weekend

By Robert Hanlon

October 13, 2010

This past weekend, the Massachusetts men’s club ice hockey team broke even with a 6-3 win over Westfield State on Friday and a 4-0 loss to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Saturday. The Owls brought a strong squad to Amherst to face the Minutemen at the Mullins Center practice rink, but their...

UMass plays first A-10 road game against struggling URI

By Herb Scribner

October 12, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team starts its second Atlantic 10 weekend when it travels to Rhode Island for a match between the New England rivals. “They’re a team that can beat you, there’s no question,” UMass coach Sam Koch said. “They’re a little bit snake-bitten right now. Their ba...

Minutemen still sputtering in second half

By Steve Levine

October 12, 2010

The tide has turned for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team as it dives deeper into Atlantic 10 play. After beginning the season 1-3-5, the Minutemen won a convincing 2-0 decision against Xavier on Friday to open conference play. On Sunday, UMass tied Dayton, 1-1, moving their conference recor...

Minutewomen top Dartmouth in overtime thriller

By Pete Vasquez

October 12, 2010

It took two overtimes, but the Massachusetts field hockey team won a Tuesday afternoon thriller, beating Dartmouth, 5-4, in Hanover, N.H. in its final non-conference game. Katie Kelly scored two minutes and 57 seconds into double-overtime for the Minutewomen (7-6, 1-0 Atlantic 10), after sophomore ...

Video: Minutemen fall to BC in grudge match

By Nick O'Malley

October 12, 2010

UMass Club Rugby @ BC from Daily Collegian on Vimeo. The Massachusetts rugby team was chomping at the bit to finally face off against Boston College. But the game that was three weeks in the making was out of reach for the Minutemen, who fell to the Eagles, 30-15. Late in the first half, after a...

Settles continues hot start with second conference honor

By Stephen Sellner

October 12, 2010

Forward Bridget Settles of the Temple field hockey team continued her impressive start to the season by earning her second Atlantic 10 Conference Performer of the Week award. Settles helped the Owls snap a four-game losing streak by assisting teammate Kaylee Keener’s game-winning goal in their 1-0 triumph...

Minutewomen put undefeated record on line against URI

By Scott Cournoyer

October 12, 2010

In another Atlantic 10 matchup, the Massachusetts tennis team will travel to Rhode Island on Wednesday, looking to remain undefeated this season in conference play. The team will be without one of its up-and-coming freshman, Yuliana Motyl, as she continues to battle illness since the start of the fall...

Minutemen begin conference play on right foot

By Steve Levine

October 11, 2010

Despite a 1-3-5 start to the season, the Massachusetts soccer team turned it around last weekend when it shut-out Xavier on Friday and tied Dayton on Sunday for a 1-0-1 start to conference play. Prior to Friday’s match, the Minutemen hadn’t won since Sept. 17. Two days later, they lost to then-ran...

Corner kicks nearly cost Minutemen undefeated weekend

By Herb Scribner

October 11, 2010

Even though the Massachusetts men’s soccer team remains undefeated after the first weekend of Atlantic 10 play, it came very close to losing off clusters of corner kicks from both Xavier and Dayton. “Corner kicks are sort of a funny thing,” UMass coach Sam Koch said following the match against...

Minutemen scare Minnesota despite two losses

By Dan Gigliotti

October 11, 2010

The Massachusetts hockey team experienced near identical results in its two games this past weekend when it traveled to the Twin City of Minneapolis. UMass lost on Friday, 5-3, and on Saturday, 5-4, to No. 15 Minnesota, but not before a serious scare. UMass coach Don Cahoon was pleased with the c...

Historic night for Minutewomen

By Pete Vasquez

October 11, 2010

The Massachusetts field hockey team made history Saturday night at Garber Field when it held Saint Louis without a shot attempt for the entire game in its 4-0 win. Under the lights, with a big crowd on hand, the Minutewomen (6-6, 1-0 Atlantic 10) faced their first A-10 opponent of the season and controll...

Minutewomen offensive side gains a boost

By Michael Wood

October 11, 2010

It’s no secret that the offensive attack of the Massachusetts field hockey team has struggled this season. Entering Saturday’s home matchup against Saint Louis, the Minutewomen (5-7, 1-0 Atlantic 10) ranked seventh out of eight teams in the A-10 conference in goals scored with 12. They had yet to scor...