Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Will Manny uses injury as learning experience as UMass career winds down

By Nick Canelas

April 10, 2013

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

Will Manny is as comfortable as ever when he steps onto Garber Field for the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team. He's energized, but he's relaxed. He's excited, but he's focused. Everything is the same as it ever was. ...

UMass men’s lacrosse drops defensive battle at Towson

By Cameron McDonough

April 8, 2013

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

For the first half of the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s game against Towson on Saturday, the Minutemen were entrenched in a defensive battle with the Tigers. But the UMass defense couldn’t keep the Towson offense at bay any lon...

UMass men’s lacrosse looks for consistent effort against Towson

By Cameron McDonough

April 5, 2013

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

For one game, it looked as though the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team had turned things around offensively. After failing to reach double digits in scoring for six straight games, the Minutemen (5-5, 0-2 Colonial Athletic Association) put together a 13-11 win over Hartford on Ma...

Offensive struggles down UMass men’s lacrosse against St. Joseph’s

By Nick Canelas

April 1, 2013

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

Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella warned his team that the St. Joseph’s team they would see on Saturday would not be the same one that they beat 15-3 last season. Apparently his players didn’t get the message. The M...

Smith leads resurgent UMass offense

By Cameron McDonough

March 29, 2013

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

After failing to reach 10 or more goals in six-straight games, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s offense came back to life last Saturday thanks to a career day from Kyle Smith. The senior attackman produced a single-game ca...

UMass men’s lacrosse wins pair of games over break

By Cameron McDonough

March 25, 2013

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

While students at the University of Massachusetts were on spring break, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team was trying to reverse its recent struggles. And that’s exactly what the Minutemen did with a pair of victories over No. 16 Lehigh and Hartford. UMass defe...

Ferris’ six-goal performance powers UMass past Holy Cross

By Peter Cappiello

March 21, 2013

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

With 24 minutes, 53 seconds remaining in regulation, junior attack Katie Ferris took matters into her own hands. After junior attack Sam Rush snagged a ground ball pickup to send the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team on...

UMass drops fourth straight in Manny and Fleming’s return

By Nick Canelas

March 16, 2013

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

Even Will Manny wasn't enough to stop the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team's scoring troubles. The No. 19 Minutemen outshot Penn State 40-32 for the game, but failed to capitalize against the Nittany Lions' zone defense in...

UMass tries to end losing streak in CAA opener against Penn State

By Nick Canelas

March 15, 2013

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

With 19 years of experience to lean on, Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella is confident in his philosophies as a head coach. Like many coaches, he believes in strong physical and mental preparation. He also ...

Minutewomen remain perfect at home with convincing win over Vermont

By Patrick Strohecker

March 14, 2013

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

It did not take long for the No. 17 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team to impose its dominance over Vermont on Wednesday afternoon. Led by their two leading scorers, Katie Ferris and Sam Rush, the Minutewomen (6-...

UMass men’s lacrosse loses third straight at Bucknell

By Cameron McDonough

March 11, 2013

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

The No. 9 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s recent slide continued Saturday with a 7-4 loss at Bucknell. The loss was the third in a row for the Minutemen. Saturday’s game was a defensive battle throughout. And UMass...

UMass lax looks to avoid first three-game losing streak since 2008

By Cameron McDonough

March 8, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Spring Sports

The No. 9 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team is in an unusual situation. The team is in the midst of a losing streak. The Minutemen have now lost back-to-back games, beginning with a 9-8 overtime defeat last Saturday ...