Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Grand slam rocks Minutemen

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

April 12, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Heading into Tuesday’s game, Siena’s Dan Paolini needed one home run to become the Saints all-time leader in that category. The Massachusetts baseball team probably wishes he would have picked a different time to make that record his own. With the score all tied up in the sixth inning, the jun...

Batter box key for Eagles matchup

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

April 12, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

With a thick conference schedule ahead, the Massachusetts baseball team will look to keep its offensive streak alive as it prepares to take on Boston College on Wednesday. The offense, despite getting off to a cold start, has turned up the thermostat, with UMass (9-14, 3-3 Atlantic 10) posting just shy...

Sorenson strong after leaving UVM

By David Martin

April 12, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

When a baseball player enters a game, no matter how late in the season, he reflects both on how he thinks the game will go and how he feels the game should go, based on everything he knows about the teams, the field and the game itself. Sometimes when it is least expected, life takes a shocking turn in a...

Minutemen win home opener, lose series to Dayton

By Scott Cournoyer

April 11, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Despite a combined 8-for-12 at the plate from first baseman Peter Copa and a victory in its home opener Friday evening, the Massachusetts baseball team lost two of three against Atlantic 10 foe Dayton over the weekend. A...

Peter Copa leading Minutemen offense

By David Martin

April 11, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Hitting a baseball is considered by many to be one of the hardest feats in sports. When one considers how little time one has to react to a pitch, how good one’s swing must be what kind of pitch the pitcher could hurl one’s...

Minutemen host Dayton in 3-game series

By Michael Counos

April 7, 2011

Filed under Baseball

After playing 20 away games, the Massachusetts baseball team will finally return home for a three-game series at Earl Lorden Field against conference foe Dayton this weekend. UMass (8-12, 2-1 in Atlantic 10) looks to edge ahead of the Flyers (14-15, 2-1 A-10) as both teams are tied in th...

Minutemen can’t generate offense in loss to UConn

By Eric Mansfield

April 7, 2011

Filed under Baseball

A fifth-inning rally that saw Connecticut plate four runs helped secure a 7-1 win over the Massachusetts  baseball team Wednesday. The loss was the fourth for the Minutemen in the last six games. UMass coach Mike Stone was...

Minutemen prepare to face UConn despite wicked weather

By David Martin

April 5, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Though the rain is certainly not ideal for making plays on the diamond, the Massachusetts baseball team looks to do more than just weather the storm as they prepare to take on Connecticut at J.O. Christian Field on Wednesda...

Co-captains Fredette, Multner struggling for UMass baseball

By Scott Cournoyer

April 5, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Co-captains Eric Fredette and Kyle Multner are two key cogs in the Massachusetts baseball team’s lineup that are expected to help carry the offense, given their track records. However, the duo has not started off that way...

Minutemen split weekend series against Albany and Fordham

By Eric Mansfield

April 4, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team traveled to Fordham’s Houlihan Park this weekend, splitting a pair of highly-contested games to hosts Fordham and Albany. Fordham (16-9) walked off with a victory in the first half of the doubleheader, defeating UMass (8-11), 6-5, while UMass came right ...

UMass cracks 15 runs over Hartford on Thursday

By David Martin

March 31, 2011

Filed under Baseball

In response to its recent two-game losing streak, the Massachusetts baseball team clicked on all cylinders heading into this weekend’s schedule, earning a commanding 15-0 win against Hartford on Thursday afternoon. The Minutemen...

Minutemen head to Hartford for matchup with Hawks

By Eric Mansfield

March 30, 2011

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team ended its spring break road trip with a three-game win streak. The Minutemen will look to get back on the winning track, after losing its last two games to George Washington and Holy Cross, when they take on Hartford on Thursday. The Hawks (1-16-1...