Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

UMass handles Towson, advances to CAA championship

By Stephen Sellner

May 2, 2012

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse

Colin Fleming scored four goals and Will Manny dished out five assists as the No. 1 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team marched past Towson, 10-3, Wednesday night in the Colonial Athletic Association semifinals at Garber Fi...

UMass survives scare against Hofstra, remains perfect

By Stephen Sellner

April 23, 2012

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

Clinging to a one-goal lead with 37 seconds remaining in the game, the No. 1/2 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team turned to its defense to make one last stop. It had been a difficult night for the unit all game long, having already surrendered a season-high 13 goals. But when i...

Biscardi’s hit sparks Minutemen

By Jackson Alexander

April 23, 2012

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

It started with a bone-crushing hit delivered by Anthony Biscardi. The senior had just leveled Hofstra freshman midfielder Steve Romano, who was streaking towards UMass’ (12-0, 5-0 Colonial Athletic Association) defensive zo...

UMass cruises past Towson on Senior Day

By Stephen Sellner

April 9, 2012

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

With the excitement surrounding Senior Day and the opportunity to match the program’s best start in history, the No. 2 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team used a 10-1 second half to cruise past No. 19 Towson, 14-3, on Saturday...

Monster 2nd half propels UMass

By Jackson Alexander

April 9, 2012

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

When Towson’s Andrew Hodgson notched his team’s second goal of the afternoon with 3.9 seconds remaining in the first half, it appeared that the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team would be in for a tight affair on Senior Day...

UMass defense suffocates Saint Joseph’s

By Jackson Alexander

April 2, 2012

Filed under Lacrosse

Not only did the No. 2 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team add on to its perfect season on Saturday, it put together one of the most impressive 56 minutes of defense this year. The Minutemen (9-0, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association)...

Minutemen cruise past Crimson

By Jeffrey Okerman

March 28, 2012

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse

The nationally ranked No. 2 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team heated up for a cold Amherst evening as it played host to Harvard. When all was said and done, the Minutemen (8-0, 1-0 CAA) emerged victorious, 16-8. The Crimson (4-4, 2-0 Ivy League) had left Garber Field with victories in their pr...

Men’s lacrosse continues the streak with a win over Penn State

By Stephen Sellner

March 17, 2012

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse

The No. 4 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse kicked off conference play in grand fashion. Mike Fetterly netted the game-winning goal in overtime to lift UMass past No. 16 Penn State, 9-8, on Saturday in University Park, Pa., in bot...