Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass looks to clinch A-10 Tournament berth against La Salle

By Jeffrey R. Larnard, Collegian Staff

February 25, 2009


Filed under Basketball

' By Collegian Staff ' The best way to head into a conference tournament is red hot and on a run. For the Massachusetts men's basketball team, there's not much time left to get hot, and before they can do that, they may want to make sure they make the Atlantic 10 Tournament. With three games lef...

Sortino, UMass face another tough weekend schedule

By Ryan Fleming, Collegian Staff

February 25, 2009


Filed under Softball

This weekend brings another tournament and another trip into the southern hemisphere for the No. 17 Massachusetts softball team. Last weekend the Minutewomen (6-4) traveled to Cathedral City, Calif. for the Cathedral City Classic. UMass, much like last weekend, is going to take on some of the best team...

Lady Terps too much for Minutewomen

By Holly J. Galvin, Collegian Staff

February 23, 2009


Filed under Sports

The heavy underdog Massachusetts women's lacrosse team had little to lose on its trip through Title Town, but it better have taken notes after rubbing elbows with the sport's most storied Division I program. Friday in College Park, a strong defensive first half by the Minutewomen wasn't enough to slow d...

Minutewomen qualify for regionals

By Adam McGillen, Collegian Staff

February 23, 2009


Filed under Sports

The Minutewomen ski team earned an invitation to the USCSA National Championships in Winter Park, Colo., after it finished fifth overall at the ECSC regional competition at Waterville Valley Ski Resort in New Hampshire over the weekend. Only the top five teams advance to the National Championships. ...

Minutewomen hope to bounce back vs. Albany

By Jay Asser, Collegian Staff

February 11, 2009


Filed under Tennis

With payback on the mind, the Massachusetts tennis team will be back in action at home when it hosts Albany this Sunday at the Bay Road Tennis Club. UMass (3-1) will look to get back on track after dropping its first match of the season to defending America East Champion Boston University (4-1) on Tuesday. Des...

UMass ski teams secure place in regionals

By Jeffrey Engmann, Collegian Correspondent

February 8, 2009


Filed under Sports

' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' The Massachusetts men's and women's ski teams used strong performances in the giant slalom on Friday to secure a place in the MacConell Regionals, which start on Feb 21. For the Minutemen, co-captain Andrew Hawes finished fourth in Friday's race, with a time of 1 minute, 57.18 second...

Small keys Minutemen third place finish at the UMass Winter Carnival

By Jeffrey Engmann, Collegian Correspondent

February 1, 2009


Filed under Sports

At the University of Massachusetts Winter Carnival at Pat's Peak, N.H., Matthew Small continued his streak of finishes in the top 10 as he helped propel the Massachusetts men's ski team placed third out of 10 in their second event of the weekend. The junior recorded his fourth top-five finish in the...

Mass Attack suffers January slip, drops several Hockey East games

By Ryan Fleming, Collegian Staff

January 24, 2009


Filed under Sports

P.J. Stanley/CollegianIt's developing into an intersession trend. The annual winter break never ceases to bring snow, the too short/too long period away from school and the ever certain bump in the road for the Massachusetts hockey team. Last season the Minutemen (10-11-2, 5-7-2 Hockey East) won the...

UMass hockey still searching for results

By Melissa Turtinen, Collegian Staff

January 24, 2009


Filed under Sports

Massachusetts hockey coach Don Cahoon tried not to repeat the fall of his team that occurred in the intersession of the 2007-08 season, but his team's record looks just the same this season. UMass (10-11-3, 5-7-3 Hockey East) has been inconsistent for the majority of the season, and this January was no...

Road woes continue for UMass men

By Jeffrey R. Larnard, Collegian Staff

January 24, 2009


Filed under Sports

While it is expected to protect your home court, elite teams are those which win on the road. On the season, the Massachusetts men's basketball team is 1-7 on the road and 5-3 at home. While its one victory away from the Mullins Center (UMass' first victory of the year was away but at a neutral site a...

Minutewoman basketball experiences four-game losing streak

By David Brinch, Collegian Staff

January 24, 2009


Filed under Sports

Ryan Fung/CollegianThe beginning of Atlantic 10 play has not worked out the way Massachusetts women's basketball coach Marnie Dacko wanted. ' After an 80-51 home route of Northeastern on Dec. 20, the Minutewomen (8-12, 1-4 A-10) dropped seven of their last nine contests, including its past four conference g...