Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

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...