Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen tangle with Bobcats

By Pete Vasquez

May 10, 2010

Filed under Baseball

For the first time this season, the Massachusetts baseball team has a winning conference record after taking two out of three games at Dayton over the weekend. “It’s great. That’s what we’re trying to do and we’ve ...

Minutemen hitting carries team over Dayton

By Dan Gigliotti

May 10, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Bryan Leigh pitched the Massachusetts baseball team to a 10-2 victory over Dayton on Sunday afternoon, clinching his fifth straight victory and the team’s fifth straight conference series win. The Minutemen (16-23, 11-10...

UMass outlasts Northeastern

By Pete Vasquez

May 6, 2010

Filed under Baseball

In a back-and-forth game that featured five lead changes, the Massachusetts baseball team outlasted Northeastern to pull out an 8-6 victory on Wednesday afternoon. The bullpen pitched 7.2 innings, giving up two runs, as the...

UMass tops Holy Cross in 8th inning

By Steve Levine

May 5, 2010

Filed under Baseball

It is often said that successful baseball teams require solid pitching, clean defense and clutch hitting. The latter of the three held true yesterday, when junior Matt Gedman’s two-out, eighth inning home run lifted the Massachusetts...

UM to cross paths with Crusaders

By Dan Gigliotti

May 3, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team looks to continue its recent success at home against Holy Cross. The Minutemen have won 10 of their last 16 en route to its fourth-straight series victory after defeating George Washington on...

Baudinet’s four home runs launches UMass to series win over GW

By Steve Levine

May 2, 2010

Filed under Baseball

It’s safe to say the Massachusetts baseball team is playing their best baseball of the season. The Minutemen (12-22, 9-9 Atlantic 10) won yesterday’s 14-13 rubber match against George Washington at Earl Lorden Field in...

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...