Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen finish GW in Warrior Classic

By David Brinch

April 25, 2010

When his team needed him most, midfielder Christian Hain came through for the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team. In his first career start for the Minutemen, Hain scored the game-winning goal with 33.5 seconds left on Satu...

UMass escape Billikens due to weather

By Adam Miller

April 25, 2010

The Massachusetts softball team was in danger of losing its first Atlantic 10 game this weekend to Saint Louis, but the combination of defense and bad weather made sure that wouldn’t happen. The No. 21 Minutewomen beat the Billikens in Game 1, 1-0, on Frid...

UM bats ignite over SLU

By Dan Gigliotti

April 25, 2010

An eighth-inning rally by the Massachusetts baseball team came up short on Friday afternoon. But the Minutemen bats ignited on Saturday, completing another eighth-inning rally en route to a doubleheader sweep of Saint Louis. ...

Fredette, Leigh, Popielarczyk dominate for Minutemen

By Pete Vasquez

April 25, 2010

Second baseman Eric Fredette changed the momentum of the weekend series between the Massachusetts baseball team and Saint Louis with his game-tying three-run homer in the eighth inning of Game 2. “It was huge,” UMass coach...

UMass heads into A-10 tournament

By Herb Scribner

April 22, 2010

If the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has its way, history won’t repeat twice. The Minutewomen received a second chance against La Salle today after last Sunday’s nail-biting conclusion.  “We’re excited heading...

Spiders, Owls search for A-10 title

By Jay Asser

April 22, 2010

After being crowned the 2010 Atlantic 10 regular season champions, the Richmond women’s lacrosse team heads into the A-10 tournament searching for its fourth title in the last six years. In its path, however, will be Temple...

UMass hosts Saint Louis

By Pete Vasquez

April 22, 2010

Looking to build on its latest success against Atlantic 10 opponents, the Massachusetts baseball team will host Saint Louis for a three-game series this weekend, beginning this afternoon. The Minutemen (8-20, 5-7 A-10) alternated...

Minutemen offense key for struggling pitching staff

By Steve Levine

April 22, 2010

With 40 runs in its past three games, the Massachusetts baseball team has sparked its offensive side. The Minutemen (8-20, 5-7 Atlantic 10) watched their bats ignite last Sunday, when they won the rubber game against Rhode...

National stage, neutral site for Minutemen in Classic

By David Brinch

April 21, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team will do three things for the first time this season when they take on No. 13 Georgetown Saturday afternoon. The No. 16 Minutemen will compete at a neutral site, compete in their first-ever...

No. 16 Minutemen set for Classic contest with No. 13 Hoyas Saturday

By Mike Gillmeister

April 21, 2010

In the first non-conference game between the two teams, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team takes on Georgetown in the ESPNU Warrior Classic Saturday at 1 p.m. It will be a nationally-televised game on ESPNU, ESPN’s college...

UMass hits the road with contests against SLU

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

April 21, 2010

For the Massachusetts softball team, playing teams at the bottom of the Atlantic 10 standings isn’t as easy as it seems. Those teams look at the opportunity to knock off the No. 22 team in the country as their biggest game...

Defense paying off for Minutewomen

By Geena Lombardi

April 21, 2010

Behind the dominating pitching of Sara Plourde and power hitting from the offense, there has been one component of the Massachusetts softball team that has been overshadowed this season: The defense. However, UMass’ defense...