Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass softball season gets underway at FAU Kick-Off Classic

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

February 15, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts softball team’s 2013 season is set to begin this weekend with a five-game tournament slate at the annual FAU Kick-Off Classic, and the Minutewomen are looking to have another great year after winning their...

Lacrosse 2013

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Lacrosse, Sports

Check out the Daily Collegian's coverage of the men and women's lacrosse teams for the beginning of the new season. UMass men’s lacrosse with steady approach against No. 4 UNC UMass returns to Amherst for home opener a...

UMass men’s lacrosse with steady approach against No. 4 UNC

By Nick Canelas

February 13, 2013

Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team fell victim to its relatively weak schedule last season. The Minutemen (1-0) took full advantage of underachieving non-conference opponents and a down year in the Colonial Athletic Association on their way to an undefeated regular s...

UMass returns to Amherst for home opener against LIU Brooklyn

By Peter Cappiello

February 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Leaving the California sun behind, it’s home sweet home for the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team. After getting outscored 25-22 in a season-opening road trip against No. 1 Northwestern and Southern California in Los Angeles, the Minutewomen (1-1) return to Amherst for their home opener...

UMass looks to younger players to fill roles

By Nick Canelas

February 13, 2013

Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella has made it clear that certain players from last year’s roster simply can’t be replaced. The Minutemen (1-0) graduated 11 seniors last spring, and spent the entire preseason picking ...

Minutewomen look to continue A-10 success

By Patrick Strohecker

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Over the last four seasons, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has been nearly unbeatable in conference play, thanks in large part to its early non-conference schedules. “With having all of our non-conference game...

UMass, Penn State, Hofstra lead a deep CAA

By Cameron McDonough

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Lacrosse, Sports

For No. 13 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella, there is no doubt that the Colonial Athletic Association is one of the top conferences in the nation. “I would say top to bottom again it’s one of the best...

Former Minutewoman, UMass women’s lax coach Angela McMahon at home entering 3rd season

By Peter Cappiello

February 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

For Massachusetts women’s lacrosse coach Angela McMahon, life has come full circle. Sitting in her office on a leather couch embroidered with the UMass logo, the former Minutewoman finds herself prepping for a third season...

Lacrosse bringing Kyle and Norm Smith together

By Stephen Sellner

February 13, 2013

Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Massachusetts men’s lacrosse attackman Kyle Smith constantly surveys the opposing defense when the Minutemen have the ball in their offensive zone. In the matter of a possession, the ball is moved quickly from one end of...

McDonough: UMass men’s lacrosse has plenty to prove in 2013

By Cameron McDonough

February 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

No matter how you slice it, the 2012 season was a booming success for the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team. The Minutemen ascended to the No. 1 ranking, went undefeated during the regular season and won the Colonial Athletic...

UMass women’s lax splits opening weekend in Los Angeles

By Patrick Strohecker

February 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

It took the No. 13 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team three halves to finally hit its stride and play the style of lacrosse it is capable of playing. The Minutewomen (1-1) outscored Southern California 12-3 in the second half of Sun...

UMass baseball Beanpot title defense to take place at Fenway

By Daniel Malone

February 12, 2013

Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

If the Massachusetts baseball team is to defend its 2012 Baseball Beanpot title, it'll do it within the confines of one of the most cherished professional stadiums in American history – Fenway Park. The 2013 Baseball Beanpot...