Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Minutemen win second-straight game in victory over Eagles

By Pete Vasquez

April 13, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team continued its recent hot streak by going on the road and beating Boston College, 8-4, Tuesday afternoon with another stellar outing by the pitching staff. Senior Bryan Leigh pitched a complete...

Leigh looks for first win against Boston College

By Dan Gigliotti

April 12, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Bryan Leigh will get a chance to pitch under his own circumstances today against Boston College, vying for his first win as a pitcher for the Massachusetts baseball team in two years. Leigh has been moved back and forth from...

Minutemen look to continue momentum against Eagles

By Steve Levine

April 12, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team hopes it can further erase its poor start to the 2010 season. After beginning the year 2-16, UMass (4-17, 3-6 Atlantic 10) won a crucial series, 2-1, against conference rival Richmond last weekend...

Minutemen take first series of the season

By Pete Vasquez

April 11, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Just a few hours after losing to Richmond, the Massachusetts baseball team rebounded to win the deciding game of a three-game series, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon at Earl Lorden Field. Jared Freni got the win for the Minutemen (4-18,...