Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen defeat Sacred Heart, 15-12

By Neil Carroll

February 15, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team escaped a third-quarter rally by Sacred Heart in the first game of the 2010 season and won, 15-12, in exciting fashion on Saturday. “Our guys persevered,” UMass coach Greg Cannella...

Minutewomen go 4-1 in opening tournament

By Geena Lombardi

February 15, 2010

Filed under Softball

The Massachusetts’ softball team started the season out strong going 4-1 at the Florida International University Combat Classic over the weekend. The Minutewomen (4-1) faced Providence on Friday to start the season, showing...

New conference for UMass in 2010

By Neil Carroll

February 10, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

Last year, a strong core of seniors carried the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team back to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2006. This year’s team however, knows that it,  again, has something to prove.   “The...

Talented youth defines UMass lacrosse team

By David Brinch

February 10, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

A young offense, an experienced defense and a new goalkeeper between the pipes defines the 2010 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team. But for UMass coach Greg Cannella and the rest of the Minutemen, if all goes the way they...

Rebuilding part of process for UMass softball team

By Adam Miller

February 10, 2010

Filed under Softball

Replacing seniors in any college sport can be difficult when they play important roles on the team. It’s especially difficult when one of them was considered to be among the best in the nation. The Massachusetts softball...

Minutewomen favorites again, go for 23rd A-10 championship

By Geena Lombardi

February 10, 2010

Filed under Softball

Picked as the No. 1 team in the Atlantic 10 and favorites to win a 22nd championship, the Massachusetts softball team feels stronger than ever going into the 2010 season. UMass coach Elaine Sortino attributes higher fitness,...

UMass softball deserves praise, as well as viewers

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

February 10, 2010

Filed under Softball

If you’re a Boston sports fan, I can probably guess what you were watching last May 17 of last year. The Boston Celtics were hosting the Orlando Magic in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, looking for the right...

Minutewomen prepare for 2010 season

By Geena Lombardi

February 9, 2010

Filed under Softball

Picked as the No. 1 team in the Atlantic 10 and favorites to win a 22nd championship, the Massachusetts softball team feels stronger than ever going into the 2010 season. UMass coach Elaine Sortino attributes higher fitness,...

An in-depth look at the Minutewomen

By Adam Miller

February 9, 2010

Filed under Softball

Replacing seniors in any collegiate sport can be difficult when they play important roles on the team. It’s especially difficult when one of them was considered to be among the best in the nation. The Massachusetts softball...

Minutewomen drop season opener to No. 1 Wildcats

By Herb Scribner

February 7, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

It was one bittersweet evening for the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team. Despite the sunny shores and warm weather of San Diego, the Minutewomen found themselves in a lot of trouble early on, leading to a 18-6 loss to Northwe...

Cosgrove returns home to face defending champs

By Herb Scribner

February 5, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Merritt Cosgrove came to play women’s lacrosse at Massachusetts from Carlsbad, Calif., which is a half-hour away from San Diego. Coincidently, the Minutewomen will open up their 2010 season in the same city that the senior calls...