Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Stone willing to be patient with pitching

By Dan Gigliotti

March 23, 2010

Filed under Baseball

When you give up as many runs as the Massachusetts baseball team has in its first nine games, it’s hard to beat anyone, let alone some of the top competition in the country. UMass has given up nearly 10 runs per game over...

One of New England’s top lacrosse rivalries is renewed

By Mike Gillmeister

March 22, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team will be in Providence, R.I. today to take on Brown at 4 p.m. as the Minutemen look to break a three-game losing streak against the No. 15-ranked Bears (3-1). Coming off a 17-3 win agai...

UMass’ scoring spread out this season

By David Brinch

March 22, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team scored a combined 30 goals over spring break, including 17 in its win against Providence on Saturday. The Minutemen scored the first eight goals of the game, as sophomore attackman ...

Minutewomen fall to Long Island on final day of San Diego Classic II

By Geena Lombardi

March 22, 2010

Filed under Softball

Striking out eight batters and allowing just six hits was not enough from starter Sara Plourde as the Massachusetts softball team fell to Long Island, 2-0, on the final day of the San Diego Classic II. The Minutewomen went 4-3 at the classic and improved to 15-7 for the season...

Minutemen fall to Harvard, cruise past Providence

By Mike Gillmeister

March 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

During a week that saw the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team drop a 14-13 game to No. 11 Harvard and regroup three days later to dominate Providence, 17-3, Art Kell was a constant for the Minutemen. The sophomore attack scored a co...

Minutewomen suffer two-game skid

By Herb Scribner

March 21, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

While the students at Massachusetts were enjoying their respective spring breaks, the women’s lacrosse team could not find the same sense of enjoyment as they suffered two road losses over the past 10 days. On Saturday, Albany ...

Minutemen start season winless through nine games

By Dan Gigliotti

March 21, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team endured a long road trip this week and on Sunday, it got longer. UMass (0-9) was swept in three separate series over the past 10 days, concluding in a 17-13 loss at William & Mary. In their...

Harvard and Providence travel to Amherst to face UMass

By Mike Gillmeister

March 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

While the best offense can be a good defense, a team could also outscore its opponents by nearly 17 goals. Going into this week’s games against No. 13 Harvard (2-1) and Providence (0-2), the No. 19-ranked Massachusetts men’s...

Minutewomen begin a six-game road stint beginning this weekend

By Jay Asser

March 11, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Having played five of its seven games at home this season, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has yet to face a long road trip. That changes this weekend as UMass begins a six-game road stint stretching into April. First...

Minutewomen players return home this weekend against Stony Brook

By Herb Scribner

March 11, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Going on the road tends to be a difficult task, no matter the sport or the team. For the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team though, it may present little trouble if UMass continues to focus on team advantages and play its...

Minutemen looking to 2010 season after surviving cut

By Dan Gigliotti

March 11, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team will look to build upon its best season in six years as it will compete in its first regular season action later this week. The Minutemen dealt with rumors about a cut in funding that would leave...

Minutemen trying to move on from senior losses

By Steve Levine

March 11, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Losing seniors is a part of the game. It happens every year. Players graduate, younger players have shoes to fill. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, though. While Massachusetts baseball team coach Mike Stone understands big...