Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Zachary Oliveri battles for his dream job

By Nick Canelas

February 8, 2013

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

Ever since Zachary Oliveri started playing lacrosse as a first grader, his position as starting goalkeeper has always been a sure thing. He was an all-county player each of his four years at Connetquot High School in New York,...

Kyle Smith, Zachary Oliveri shine in UMass’ exhibition win over Siena

By Cameron McDonough

February 4, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Saturday afternoon was the Kyle Smith show at Garber Field as the No. 13 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team finished its preseason exhibition schedule with a come-from-behind, 14-7 win against Siena. The senior attack...

Perfect lax season comes to an end in first round of NCAAs

By Jackson Alexander

May 13, 2012

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

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s perfect season and aspirations for making a run in the NCAA tournament came to an end on Saturday afternoon at Garber Field, when the No. 11 seed Colgate upset the No. 6 seed Minutemen, 13-11, ...

Minutemen capture CAA championship at Garber on Sat.

By Jackson Alexander

May 5, 2012

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse

The bench sprinted onto the field to congratulate Massachusetts men’s lacrosse goalkeeper Tim McCormack, the crowd let out a boisterous roar and UMass coach Greg Cannella was left grinning on the sidelines with the rest o...