Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen head to USF for invitational

By Adam Miller

March 4, 2010

Filed under Softball

No matter how successful the Massachusetts softball team is, it tends to struggle the most at the beginning of the season. At the same time last year, the Minutewomen came out of their second invitational of the season 2-3, but...

Lack of scoring causing problems for UMass

By Jay Asser

March 4, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

For the third straight game, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team was held to under 10 goals. In all three cases, scoring under 10 goals resulted in a loss. Despite getting off to an early 5-2 lead in the first 10 minutes...

Minutewomen look to end home skid against UNH

By Jay Asser

March 2, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Yet to earn a win in its four-game home stand, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will attempt to break its losing streak when it hosts New Hampshire at McGuirk Stadium this afternoon. After winning its home opener agai...

Minutewomen get back to the basics

By Herb Scribner

March 2, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

After suffering its second straight loss on Saturday, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will look to improve aspects of its game when it faces New Hampshire this afternoon. “Our first three games were lop-sided in...

No. 20 Minutewomen play to a 2-3 record at Leadoff Classic

By Geena Lombardi

February 28, 2010

Filed under Softball

The Massachusetts softball team went 2-3 this past weekend of play at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Leadoff Classic, with two of the defeats coming from nationally ranked teams. Offensive Attack Lifts Louisiana o...

UMass drops second straight as Harvard duo combines for nine scores

By Herb Scribner

February 28, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

The combination of Alexis Dal Col and Jen VanderMeulen were too much for the Massachusetts lacrosse team, as the two combined for nine goals in UMass’ 10-8 loss to Harvard Saturday afternoon. “When you walk on that field,...

Minutemen look to make it three in a row against OSU

By David Brinch

February 26, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team leads the NCAA in goals scored with 35 in victories over Saint John’s and Hartford, and have scored the most goals in their first two games since the 1990 season. The No. 18 Minutemen...

UMass heads to Leadoff Classic for tournament action

By Geena Lombardi

February 26, 2010

Filed under Softball

Coming off of four wins at the Florida International University Combat Classic, the Massachusetts’ softball team looks to continue its dominating pitching and intense hitting this weekend at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association...

UM hosts Crimson Saturday afternoon

By Jay Asser

February 26, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Every opponent the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has faced this season has opened their season against the Minutewomen. That trend will continue this Saturday, when UMass (2-2) takes on Harvard in the Crimson’s season...

Minutewomen lose, 10-8, in slushy weather

By Jay Asser

February 25, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

On a rainy, slushy day, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team fell short in a defensive showdown against Boston University, suffering its first loss at home this season. BU entered McGuirk Stadium not having played a game...

First half indicative of success in games

By Herb Scribner

February 25, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

There was a lack of sun, warmth and first half dominance for the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team in yesterday’s 10-8 loss to Boston University. In the 2010 season, whenever the Minutewomen are down after the first half,...

Terracciano, O’Donnell, Florence earn A-10 weekly honors

By Jay Asser

February 23, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

In earning wins against Holy Cross and Connecticut last week, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team received strong performances from three different areas of the field. Freshman Lauren Terracciano and sophomores Jesse...