Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Minutemen lose back-to-back games

By Scott Cournoyer

March 29, 2011

Filed under Baseball

After rattling off five wins in a row, including the first two games of its Atlantic 10 opening series against George Washington last weekend, the Massachusetts baseball team has cooled off a bit, losing back-to-back games now...

UMass baseball looking to continue winning ways

By David Martin

March 29, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Coming strong off of a 2-1 weekend series against George Washington, the Massachusetts baseball team looks to continue its winning trends in Worcester against Holy Cross on Tuesday afternoon. The Minutemen (6-9, 2-1 Atla...

UMass takes series from GW, 2-1

By Michael Counos

March 27, 2011

Filed under Baseball

A strong offensive outburst led the Massachusetts baseball team to a 2-1 Atlantic 10 series win against George Washington this weekend. The Minutemen began the season struggling in the runs category, but have been swingi...