Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen sweep Fordham in battle of A-10 unbeatens

By Adam Miller

April 4, 2010

Filed under Softball

Saturday’s game was not the usual hitting display that the Massachusetts softball team has become accustomed to since beginning Atlantic 10 play, but it continued to stay undefeated as it swept Fordham, the only other conference team re...

Jackie Lyons’ five goals lifts UMass past Temple

By Herb Scribner

April 4, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Jackie Lyons changed the game. The junior midfielder led the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team to a 16-7 victory over Atlantic 10 rival Temple on Saturday with five goals and an assist. “Jackie’s been doing a good job of reading what the defen...

Minutemen swept by 49ers

By Dan Gigliotti

April 4, 2010

Filed under Baseball

This weekend spelled another disappointing road trip for the Massachusetts baseball team, worn down by superior pitching and ineptitude at the plate. UMass lost to Charlotte on Sunday, 7-1, dropping its fifth straight series whil...

UMass sweeps La Salle in double-header

By Geena Lombardi

April 1, 2010

Filed under Softball

Led by a combined five home runs from Kyllie Magill, Meghan Carta and Carly Normandin, the Massachusetts softball team swept La Salle in a double-header in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon. The Minutewomen (19-7, 4-0 Atlantic...

Minutemen looking for win against Penn State

By Mike Gillmeister

April 1, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

One week after knocking of its second top-15 opponent in as many games, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team takes on Penn State tomorrow in the 11th game of the all-time series. The No. 9 Minutemen (6-2, 1-0 Conference...

Consistency leading to wins

By David Brinch

April 1, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

In order for any team to be successful, it must get consistent play from all of its players out on the field. That is just what the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team has done so far this season, getting steady showings from...

Riding momentum, UMass heads to Temple for matchup with Owls

By Jay Asser

April 1, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team looks to continue its domination of its Atlantic 10 schedule when it travels to face Temple on away-friendly Geasey Field this Saturday. After dropping five of six games against non-conference...

Shot selection generating more goals, Florence impressing

By Herb Scribner

April 1, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

They shot, they scored and they conquered. The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team earned two wins last weekend, victories that can be attributed to its sharp-shooting tactics. Taking smart shots will be a key element when...

Minutemen enjoy home field advantage

By Steve Levine

March 30, 2010

Filed under Baseball

When looking for examples of the reality of home-field advantage, point to the Massachusetts baseball team. The Minutemen intend to surprise the Atlantic 10 conference again this year by picking up the bulk of their wins at...

Minutewomen return to Amherst

By Adam Miller

March 29, 2010

Filed under Softball

One of the disadvantages to playing in the Northeast is that the weather typically isn’t too kind to softball until after spring break. The Massachusetts softball team spent the first six weeks of the season playing games...

Holy Cross travels to Earl Lorden Field

By Steve Levine

March 29, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team will get a break in its conference schedule today when it hosts Holy Cross at home on Earl Lorden Field. After putting a frustrating 2-1 series loss against Saint Joseph’s in the rearview mirror,...

Minutewomen finally able to practice outside

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

March 29, 2010

Filed under Softball

It may be 24 games into the season, but the Massachusetts softball team still has work to do. After holding George Washington to no hits in a doubleheader Sunday and scoring 28 total runs in the two games, UMass coach Elaine...