Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass ski teams secure place in regionals

By Jeffrey Engmann, Collegian Correspondent

February 9, 2009

' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 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...

Minutemen fall to Lowell, drop in standings to 8th

By Eli Rosenswaike, Collegian Staff

February 7, 2009

Small keys Minutemen third place finish at the UMass Winter Carnival

By Jeffrey Engmann, Collegian Correspondent

February 2, 2009

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...

Play of UMass basketball remains inconsistent

By Eli Rosenswaike, Collegian Staff

January 25, 2009

After embarrassing losses against Houston and Vanderbilt directly before conference play, the Massachusetts basketball team gave its fans little reason to think an upset victory over Dayton (14-1) was in order. It was. And the Minutemen did it in impressive fashion '- beating the Flyers by 13 points. W...

Slow starts plague UMass women’s basketball during break

By Nick O

January 25, 2009

As the Massachusetts women's basketball team ended its non-conference schedule and opened up Atlantic 10 play for 2009, it quickly became apparent that many of the issues that plagued the team in the past year were there to stay. Of all the concerns facing UMass coach Marnie Dacko's squad, the way th...

Morris named UMass football coach

By Eli Rosenswaike, Collegian Staff

January 25, 2009

S.P. Sullivan/CollegianFormer University of Massachusetts star quarterback Liam Coen jokingly sent a text message to Kevin Morris on Jan. 19. 'You should have gotten the job a couple of years earlier and then I really would have been able to light it up,'' read Coen's message to his former offensive...

UMass football coach Don Brown resigns, leaves for Maryland

By Eli Rosenswaike, Collegian Staff

January 25, 2009

P.J. Stanley/CollegianThree weeks after pulling out of the running for the head coaching vacancy at Yale, Don Brown pulled out of his position as the University of Massachusetts coach to become the defensive coordinator at the University of Maryland. In five years as UMass head coach, Brown reached t...

Spring sports starting in coming weeks

By Eli Rosenswaike

January 25, 2009

Mass Attack suffers January slip, drops several Hockey East games

By Ryan Fleming, Collegian Staff

January 25, 2009

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 25, 2009

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 25, 2009

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 25, 2009

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...