Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass men’s lax shifts focus to Albany

By Cameron McDonough

March 5, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports

For the No. 9 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team, there’s no rest for the weary. After losing its first game of the season on Saturday, the Minutemen (3-1) are right back at it Tuesday when they travel to Albany (1-2) for a 3 p.m...

Ohio State takes down Penn State, Drexel wins late

By Ryan Barry

March 5, 2013

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

Ohio State men’s lacrosse sophomore Jesse King notched a win for the Buckeyes in overtime with no time remaining on the clock to clinch a 10-9 win against rival Penn State on Saturday at University Park, Pa.  The Nittany...

UMass men’s lacrosse sunk by turnovers in overtime loss to Brown

By Nick Canelas

March 2, 2013

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

Once Joe Calvello won the opening faceoff in overtime, it appeared the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team was on its way to a sloppy victory. Calvello brought the ball into the offensive zone, and passed it out to Conn...

UMass men’s lacrosse set for another Ivy League clash against Brown

By Cameron McDonough

February 28, 2013

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

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team will face another familiar Ivy League opponent this weekend. Last week it was Harvard. This week it’s Brown. The 2013 seniors entered last Saturday’s 8-6 win with a losing rec...

UMass men’s lacrosse aided by its defensive presence

By Nick Canelas

February 28, 2013

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

There's a popular saying in sports that defense wins championships. And you can count Massachusetts men's lacrosse coach Greg Cannella as a believer in that phrase. The No. 5 Minutemen (3-0) are often known for their up-tempo...

UMass men’s lacrosse tops Harvard in a defensive struggle

By Nick Canelas

February 23, 2013

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

CAMBRIDGE – The No. 5 Massachusetts men's lacrosse team has a team objective to hold its opponents to eight goals or less each game. Although they won their first two contests, the Minutemen failed to reach that mark. On...

UMass men’s lacrosse moves on to Harvard

By Nick Canelas

February 21, 2013

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

When the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s flight home from Atlanta landed on Sunday, its 12-11 comeback win over No. 4 North Carolina became ancient history. It no longer mattered that the Minutemen (2-0) overcame a...

Connor Mooney caps improbable comeback for UMass men’s lax over UNC

By Cameron McDonough

February 19, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Connor Mooney wasn’t supposed to be in this situation. With his No. 12 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team tied with No. 4 North Carolina with only 3 minutes, 18 seconds left in the Southern Showdown, the ball was in his stick and the...

Lacrosse 2013

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Lacrosse, Sports

Check out the Daily Collegian's coverage of the men and women's lacrosse teams for the beginning of the new season. UMass men’s lacrosse with steady approach against No. 4 UNC UMass returns to Amherst for home opener a...

UMass, Penn State, Hofstra lead a deep CAA

By Cameron McDonough

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Lacrosse, Sports

For No. 13 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella, there is no doubt that the Colonial Athletic Association is one of the top conferences in the nation. “I would say top to bottom again it’s one of the best...

Unlikely heroes lift UMass men’s lacrosse to season-opening win

By Nick Canelas

February 11, 2013

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

. The No. 13 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team emphasized throughout the preseason the importance of putting the past behind, and focusing on being the 2013 team. With a number of key players from last year’s roster gone due t...

UMass men’s lacrosse changes focus to 2013 after disappointing end to last season

By Nick Canelas

February 8, 2013

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

Last season didn’t end the way the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team had envisioned. The Minutemen were in the midst of an improbable run that included a 15-0 start, a No. 1 national ranking, a Colonial Athletic Association...