Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass face tough A-10 series over weekend

By Steve Levine

April 29, 2010

Filed under Baseball

For the Massachusetts baseball team, its upcoming weekend series against George Washington represents the hardest Atlantic 10 matchup it has for the rest of the season. UMass coach Mike Stone doesn’t see any special significance...

Donato named finalist for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award

By Scott Cournoyer

April 29, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Once every so often, a collegiate talent exemplifies what it means to be a true student athlete. The Massachusetts baseball team outfielder Mike Donato is one of the few players in this day in age to display dedication and commitment...

Pitching stepping up against A-10 foes

By Pete Vasquez

April 29, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The pitching staff of the Massachusetts baseball team has saved its finest performances for Atlantic 10 opponents. Now, in order to launch their team into the top half of the conference standings, the UMass pitchers must silence...

Three Minutemen earn Atlantic 10 honors

By Dan Gigliotti

April 28, 2010

Filed under Baseball

For the first time in the history of the Massachusetts baseball program, three Minutemen athletes swept weekly Atlantic 10 accolades. Senior Bryan Leigh, junior Eric Fredette and freshman Ryan Cusick earned A-10 Pitcher, Player,...

UM bats ignite over SLU

By Dan Gigliotti

April 25, 2010

Filed under Baseball

An eighth-inning rally by the Massachusetts baseball team came up short on Friday afternoon. But the Minutemen bats ignited on Saturday, completing another eighth-inning rally en route to a doubleheader sweep of Saint Louis. ...

Fredette, Leigh, Popielarczyk dominate for Minutemen

By Pete Vasquez

April 25, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Second baseman Eric Fredette changed the momentum of the weekend series between the Massachusetts baseball team and Saint Louis with his game-tying three-run homer in the eighth inning of Game 2. “It was huge,” UMass coach...

UMass hosts Saint Louis

By Pete Vasquez

April 22, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Looking to build on its latest success against Atlantic 10 opponents, the Massachusetts baseball team will host Saint Louis for a three-game series this weekend, beginning this afternoon. The Minutemen (8-20, 5-7 A-10) alternated...

Minutemen offense key for struggling pitching staff

By Steve Levine

April 22, 2010

Filed under Baseball

With 40 runs in its past three games, the Massachusetts baseball team has sparked its offensive side. The Minutemen (8-20, 5-7 Atlantic 10) watched their bats ignite last Sunday, when they won the rubber game against Rhode...

Minutemen pitching collapses against Blue Devils

By Michael Wood

April 21, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team once again saw its pitching staff falter and another contest slip away, losing 17-12 to Central Connecticut State. Trouble came early for the Minutemen (7-20, 5-7 A-10), who trailed by six runs...

Fielding and pitching miscues lead to loss against Blue Devils

By Dan Gigliotti

April 21, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Untimely, fielding miscues and a lack of control on the mound were the Massachusetts baseball teams’ demise in an outing in which 12 runs scored were not enough to win Tuesday afternoon against Central Connecticut. “We...

Minutemen win consecutive A-10 series

By Pete Vasquez

April 19, 2010

Filed under Baseball

With a lopsided 13-1 victory on Sunday afternoon, the Massachusetts baseball team captured its second consecutive Atlantic 10 series, taking two out of three games from Rhode Island over the weekend. “I think we’re playing...

Northeastern slows recent success by Minutemen

By Steve Levine

April 15, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team’s recent surge was slowed by Northeastern yesterday, as the Huskies downed the Minutemen, 8-5, in the annual Beanpot tournament. UMass (5-18, 3-6 Atlantic 10) had won three of four going into...