Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen fall short despite late scoring surge

By Mike Gillmeister

April 20, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

A late scoring surge couldn’t help the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team as it lost to Delaware, 9-6. The No. 12 Minutemen (7-4, 2-2 Colonial Athletic Association) committed 20 turnovers, including eight turnovers in the...

Minutewomen trounce UConn before having doubleheader rained out

By Adam Miller

April 19, 2010

Filed under Softball

Before the second game against Boston University, the last team to put up more than three runs against the Massachusetts softball team was Kansas when it put up six against the Minutewomen on March 18. This weekend, the weather...

Minutemen win consecutive A-10 series

By Pete Vasquez

April 19, 2010

Filed under Baseball

With a lopsided 13-1 victory on Sunday afternoon, the Massachusetts baseball team captured its second consecutive Atlantic 10 series, taking two out of three games from Rhode Island over the weekend. “I think we’re playing...

UMass splits weekend in dramatic fashion

By Herb Scribner

April 19, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

A last-second goal kept the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team from taking first place in the Atlantic 10 Conference. This past weekend was filled with two tight contests for the Minutewomen (8-8, 5-2 A-10), the latter of...

Minutewomen acquire invaluable late-game experience

By Jay Asser

April 19, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Experience in a late-game situation isn’t something that can be acquired or learned in practice. It’s gained from playing in the final minutes of a close contest. That’s just what the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse...

Minutewomen head to Storrs with non-conference game with UConn.

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

April 15, 2010

Filed under Softball

An 11-game winning streak while having one of the top pitchers in the country is never a good enough reason for the Massachusetts softball team to take an opponent lightly. Despite the Minutewomen (26-7, 8-0 Atlantic 10) traveling...

Big bats generating offense for the Minutewomen

By Geena Lombardi

April 15, 2010

Filed under Softball

Coming into Friday’s game, the Massachusetts’ softball team’s balanced offense will face off against two of the University of Connecticut’s strongest hitters. Since returning from the San Diego Classic II at the end...

Minutewomen host Philly teams over weekend slate in A-10 regular season finale.

By Jay Asser

April 15, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Heading into the postseason, ideally teams want to be peaking and playing their best. The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will get an opportunity to do just that, when they closes out their regular season this weekend...

UM looks to capitalize on strong defense and home-field advantage

By Herb Scribner

April 15, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

With the regular season coming to a close, and the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team at the head of the Atlantic 10 conference, the Minutewomen should have a good chance at making the A-10 tournament. “We worked hard...

UMass hopes to move past upset against Delaware

By David Brinch

April 15, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

For the first time since 1996, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team will take on Delaware Saturday afternoon in hopes of rebounding after its first conference defeat last Saturday at Garber Field.  No. 12 UMass (8-3, 2-1...

Doubtful defense, offensive woes focus for Minutemen

By Mike Gillmeister

April 15, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

While the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team approaches Saturday’s game against Delaware with a plus-three margin of victory, its inability to successfully shut out some of the nation’s top scorers is cause for concern. In each of N...

Northeastern slows recent success by Minutemen

By Steve Levine

April 15, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team’s recent surge was slowed by Northeastern yesterday, as the Huskies downed the Minutemen, 8-5, in the annual Beanpot tournament. UMass (5-18, 3-6 Atlantic 10) had won three of four going into...