Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Hitting leads UMass to 7-5 win over Terriers

By Geena Lombardi

April 13, 2010

Filed under Softball

BOSTON – The Massachusetts softball team defeated Boston University for the second time this season, 7-5, led by two home runs from senior Sarah Reeves. The game was a slugfest on both sides, with the Minutewomen (26-7, 8-0...

Reeves putting hitting woes behind her in victory

By Adam Miller

April 13, 2010

Filed under Softball

BOSTON – Part of being a nationally ranked team means having people in the lineup who can step up, even when its best hitters are struggling. First baseman Sarah Reeves was that player for the Massachusetts softball team. Despite...

Minutemen win second-straight game in victory over Eagles

By Pete Vasquez

April 13, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team continued its recent hot streak by going on the road and beating Boston College, 8-4, Tuesday afternoon with another stellar outing by the pitching staff. Senior Bryan Leigh pitched a complete...

UMass and BU meet for second time this season

By Geena Lombardi

April 12, 2010

Filed under Softball

After shutting out Boston University in its home opener, the Massachusetts softball team will face the Terriers again tonight in their second match-up of the season. In the first meeting, UMass (25-7, 8-0 Atlantic 10) had a...

Timely hitting and strikeouts spurring Minutewomen

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

April 12, 2010

Filed under Softball

While at times the Massachusetts softball team did not look its best at the plate this past weekend against Charlotte, one thing stood out: When UMass got a hit, it strung together hits. Besides the first inning of Saturday’s...

Leigh looks for first win against Boston College

By Dan Gigliotti

April 12, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Bryan Leigh will get a chance to pitch under his own circumstances today against Boston College, vying for his first win as a pitcher for the Massachusetts baseball team in two years. Leigh has been moved back and forth from...

Minutemen look to continue momentum against Eagles

By Steve Levine

April 12, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team hopes it can further erase its poor start to the 2010 season. After beginning the year 2-16, UMass (4-17, 3-6 Atlantic 10) won a crucial series, 2-1, against conference rival Richmond last weekend...

Towson snaps UMass’ four-game winning streak

By David Brinch

April 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team saw their four-game winning streak as well as their undefeated conference record come to an end Saturday afternoon at Garber Field, as the No. 7 Minutemen fell to Towson, 10-9. “They play...

Kell’s loss felt against Towson, Manny stepping up

By Mike Gillmeister

April 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

Attackman Art Kell missed two games and still leads the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team with 21 goals. That’s how much offense UMass lacks without Kell on the field. Since Kell went down with what is presumed to be a season-endin...

UMass bounces back from Friday loss, quiets SBU offense

By Jay Asser

April 11, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Though the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team had a rare slip up against an Atlantic 10 opponent in Duquesne, it responded with a strong defensive effort in a win over St. Bonaventure. On Friday afternoon, a late comeback attemp...

Defense holds down A-10’s top offense

By Herb Scribner

April 11, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

While the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse offense outclassed St. Bonaventure 11-6, including a four-goal run to end the first half, it was the defense that won the game for the Minutewomen on Sunday. The defensive side for UMass (7...

Minutemen take first series of the season

By Pete Vasquez

April 11, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Just a few hours after losing to Richmond, the Massachusetts baseball team rebounded to win the deciding game of a three-game series, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon at Earl Lorden Field. Jared Freni got the win for the Minutemen (4-18,...