Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Hofstra misses CAA playoffs with loss to Penn State

By Tom Mulherin

April 30, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

With one game left in the season and the final tournament spot on the line, the Hofstra men’s lacrosse team needed a win on Saturday to qualify for the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament, but came up short after los...

UMass men’s lacrosse makes CAA Tournament with win and some help

By Nick Canelas

April 29, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Just two weeks ago, the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team had a difficult task in front of it after falling to 0-4 in Colonial Athletic Association play with a loss at home to Drexel. The Minutemen not only needed to win their final two games, but they also needed plenty...

UMass men’s lacrosse seniors finish careers at Garber with win

By Cameron McDonough

April 29, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Just two weeks ago, it looked like the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s seniors were on the verge of missing the first Colonial Athletic Association Tournament of their careers. But those seniors – Bobby Tyler, Ryan Hollenbaugh, Brett Tobin, Colin Fleming, K.R. Jurgelevi...

UMass keeps playoff hopes alive with win over Delaware

By Nick Canelas

April 26, 2013

Filed under Archives, Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Massachusetts men's lacrosse coach Greg Cannella has emphasized the importance of scoring in double-figures in every game all season long. On Friday night, the Minutemen broke that mark before halftime. UMass outscored Delaware 8...

Big second half surge pushes UMass into A-10 championship game

By Patrick Strohecker

April 26, 2013

Filed under Archives, Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

If the Massachusetts women's lacrosse team was going to play for its fifth straight Atlantic 10 championship, it would have to overcome a major obstacle right from the start. Conference Player of the Year Katie Ferri...

McDonough: UMass men’s lacrosse faced with unlikely situation

By Cameron McDonough

April 25, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

It all comes down to this. Only one game remains on the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s schedule and the importance of it cannot be understated. The Minutemen host Delaware at 7 p.m. on Friday night at Garber Field and if they a...

UMass faces do-or-die situation Friday on Senior Night

By Nick Canelas

April 25, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Brett Tobin gets goosebumps every time he steps onto Garber Field. Being a senior on the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team, he's done it countless times, but the feeling is always just as special. On Friday at 7 p.m., Tobin and his seven clas...

UMass seniors keep playoff hopes alive with win over No. 20 Hofstra

By Nick Canelas

April 22, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse seniors were given one final chance to keep their playoff hopes alive on Saturday. With 13.9 seconds left in regulation and the game tied 8-8, UMass assistant coach Brian Jacovina called a...

UMass men’s lacrosse faces must-win game against Hofstra

By Cameron McDonough

April 19, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Despite a regular season that has gone far from plan for the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team, the defending Colonial Athletic Association champions still have a chance to make the CAA Tournament and defend its crown. In order for that to happen, however, the Minutemen (5-7...

Oliveri hopes for chance to bounce back for UMass after being pulled last weekend

By Nick Canelas

April 18, 2013

Filed under Archives, Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Zachary Oliveri’s first season as starting goalkeeper for the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team has been full of new experiences. He had to battle in the preseason just to earn his starting job, and like any player transitioning to the collegiate level, he’s adjusting to more...

UMass hurt by poor defense and goalkeeping in loss to Drexel

By Nick Canelas

April 14, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

There's no question that goal scoring has been at the heart of the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team's struggles this season. Each week UMass has battled to reach the 10-goal mark offensively and has continually come up short, only reaching double-figures three times in its firs...

UMass defense remains strong as it returns home to Garber Field

By Cameron McDonough

April 12, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

While the offense has continued to struggle for the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team, its defense has emerged as a bright spot. The Minutemen (5-6, 0-3 Colonial Athletic Association) have managed to keep their oppone...