Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Justine Sowry coached team to next level

By Nick O'Malley

January 18, 2011

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports Columns

Since Justine Sowry took the head coaching job for the Massachusetts field hockey team back in 2007, she repeated one goal: to take the program to the next level. And in four short years, she did just that. With news coming...

Not quite like Mike, but close enough

By Adam Miller

December 9, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns, Sports Columns

Editor’s note: Sports Editor Adam Miller has worked for the Massachusetts Daily Collegian for the entirety of his time at UMass, and is graduating at the end of the current semester. Ever since...

FBS, FCS should combine divisions

By Adam Miller

December 7, 2010

Filed under Sports Columns

Just like many other students wish for, I would also like to see the Massachusetts football team plays in the Football Bowl Subdivision. I just don’t know if the Mid-American Conference is the right place for the Minutemen. Is there ...

UMass Football: Final Report Card

By Adam Miller

November 29, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports Columns

The Massachusetts football team finished 2010 with one more victory and one less defeat from 2009’s 5-6 campaign. UMass coach Kevin Morris and the rest of the Minutemen have one question going into the off-season: How can they carry momentum from a winning rec...

Minutewomen best sports story of semester at UMass

By Adam Miller

November 2, 2010

Filed under Sports Columns

UMass Field Hockey @ La Salle from Daily Collegian on Vimeo. Just one week after covering the Massachusetts football team’s game against New Hampshire at Gillette Stadium, I hit the road again for Comedy Central hosts Jon Stewart and St...

Minutemen Report Card: Havens, Holmes look to lead in second half

By Adam Miller

October 13, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports Columns

As the Massachusetts football team looks forward to its second half of the season which begins on Saturday against Richmond, it’s time to assess how the Minutemen look going into their final six games. Here is a position-by-position...

Column: UMass prepares for tough A-10 opponents

By David Brinch

October 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports Columns

Editor’s note: With Atlantic 10 play beginning this week, Sports Editor David Brinch and Dayton Sports Edtior Jacob Rosen look at the start of the conference schedule from their school’s perspective. Collegiate soccer is...

Minutewomen still at the top despite slow start

By Adam Miller

September 27, 2010

Filed under Sports Columns

There usually isn’t anything encouraging about a sub-.500 record. In fact, in most cases, a situation like what the Massachusetts field hockey team is dealing with would be reason for a red flag. But in this sport, how you fin...

Football deserves credit even without victory

By Dan Gigliotti

September 22, 2010

Filed under Sports Columns

Following Saturday’s football game against Massachusetts, Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez did something that he’s not accustomed to. In fact, he couldn’t recall the last time he did. After his team, ranked No. 22 in the Football Bowl Subdivision escaped with a vict...

Gap between FBS and FCS schools closing

By Adam Miller

September 21, 2010

Filed under Sports Columns

Up until the last few years, Football Bowl Subdivision teams scheduled Football Championship Subdivision teams during their non-conference schedule in order to make the road to a bowl game that much easier. Appalachian State’s...

Despite outcome Saturday, Morris and Co. already winning on and off the field

By Adam Miller

September 15, 2010

Filed under Sports Columns

Massachusetts football coach Kevin Morris said his team isn’t going to Michigan just for the spectacle of playing a Football Championship Subdivision team. He doesn’t care about putting his team in front of 100,000-plus...

Schedule to benefit ailing Minutemen

By Adam Miller

September 13, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

If you’ve gotten used to seeing the Massachusetts men’s basketball team play some of the best teams in the nation on ESPN, you might not like this year’s schedule. In the first two years under UMass coach Derek Kellogg, the Minutemen have p...