Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Special Issue: UMass Baseball and Softball Season Preview

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

March 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Softball

Baseball Minutemen roster filled with encouraging young future Heading into the 2012 baseball season, the Minutemen are relying on scrappy baseball and other techniques from their roster. UMass baseball looks to rebound from disappointin...

Minutemen roster filled with encouraging young future

By Chris Corso

March 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball

After months of preparation for the 2012 season, the Massachusetts baseball team, which features a mix of young talented players and experienced veterans, is ready to compete for the Atlantic 10 title. And for UMass coach Mike...

UMass baseball looks to rebound from disappointing 2011 season

By Taylor C. Snow

March 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

With 11 games under its belt for the 2012 season, the Massachusetts baseball team’s season is underway, and with it the hope of improving from last year’s pitching woes and recovering from key offensive departures. Last...

Remedies, superstitions do little for Dennis Torres

By Scott Cournoyer

March 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball

Baseball is filled with superstitions. From Wade Boggs eating chicken before every game, to Jason Giambi not shaving to keep his hitting steaks intact, to the Billy Goat in Chicago ­– superstitions are submersed deep within...

Baseball nabs first win of the year

By Scott Cournoyer

March 15, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After starting the season with three consecutive losses, the Massachusetts baseball team notched its first victory of the 2011 season, defeating Hartford, 8-7, on Tuesday afternoon. Trailing by one run late in the game, sopho...

Baseball drops first three to No. 18 UCF

By Taylor C. Snow

March 12, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

For the first time this season, the Massachusetts baseball team stepped onto the diamond Friday night in Orlando, as they faced off against No. 18 Central Florida. The Minutemen (0-3) were the final Division I baseball tea...

Men’s hoops hosts surging Billikens

By Jackson Alexander

January 26, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s been quite a while since the Massachusetts men’s basketball team played a meaningful conference game at home. That will change when Saint Louis (16-4, 4-2 Atlantic 10) comes to town on Saturday afternoon, in a game where the winner will temporarily have supremacy over the rest of the Atlantic 10. UMa...

Red Sox take Gedman

By Eric Mansfield

June 10, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Matt Gedman, third baseman for the Massachusetts baseball team got the phone call every college ball player dreams of last Wednesday. He was drafted by a professional team. Gedman, coming off of a standout season at UMass in...

UMass drops two-of-three to No. 25 49ers

By David Martin

May 4, 2011

Filed under Baseball

In a three-game series against the top team in the Atlantic 10, the Massachusetts baseball team walked away with a win against No. 25 Charlotte at Earl Lorden Field this past weekend. The Minutemen (14-23, 6-9 A-10) suffered...

Sorenson contributing late in season

By Eric Mansfield

May 3, 2011

Filed under Baseball

In what has been an up- and- down season, the Massachusetts baseball team has had to have rely on offensive production from Matt Gedman and Peter Copa in the middle of the lineup, who are team leaders in hits and home runs. That...

UMass welcomes No. 25 Charlotte to Earl Lorden Field

By Scott Cournoyer

April 27, 2011

Filed under Baseball

After a consolation game victory against Northeastern Tuesday at Fenway Park, the Massachusetts baseball team will be back in action Friday, as the team will take on Atlantic 10-foe No. 25 Charlotte at home for the first game in a three-game series. UMass (13-21, 5-7 A-10) ...

Minutemen sit one spot out of playoffs

By Michael Counos

April 27, 2011

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team is at risk of not making the Atlantic 10 tournament, something it hasn’t accomplished since 2009. UMass (13-21, 5-7 in A-10) has four regular season conference series left as it faces off...