Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Extra passes earning Minutemen success this season

By Neil Carroll

February 18, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

In the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s season-opening 15-12 victory against Sacred Heart, the Minutemen attack almost always made the extra pass. “We’re always going to struggle with [assists],” UMass coach Greg...

Hartford travels to Garber for home opener

By David Brinch

February 18, 2010

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

The last time the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team hosted Hartford, the Minutemen earned their first victory of the 2004 season. With that already accomplished in a 15-12 victory at Sacred Heart last Friday, UMass hopes...

Minutewomen travel on the road to face rival UConn

By Herb Scribner

February 18, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Off a fresh victory over Holy Cross on Wednesday, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will try to earn two straight victories as it faces off against rival Connecticut tomorrow afternoon.      “We’re going to...

Minutewomen win home-opener

By Herb Scribner

February 17, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Despite a back-and-forth momentum shift between the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team and Holy Cross, the Minutewomen prevailed, 15-6, Wednesday after they broke through a tired Crusader defense. “I think this is a great...

Teamwork, draw controls help UMass in first win

By Jay Asser

February 17, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

After getting outhustled, outworked and generally outplayed by Northwestern in its first game of the 2010 campaign, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team responded in resounding fashion on Wednesday. UMass coach Alexis...

UMass looks for first win in home opener

By Jay Asser

February 16, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Looking for its first win of the 2010 season, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will host Holy Cross in its home opener today at McGuirk Stadium. The Minutewomen (0-1) will attempt to rebound from their 18-6 loss to...

Minutewomen look to work on teamwork against Holy Cross

By Herb Scribner

February 16, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

After a crushing defeat by Northwestern, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team looks to make early adjustments in today’s contest against Holy Cross. The Minutewomen (0-1) are looking to open their home schedule with...

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...