Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen storm back to win 2nd straight A-10 championship

By Herb Scribner

April 25, 2010

It was close and it was dramatic, but at the end of the day, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team can call itself the Atlantic 10 Women’s Lacrosse champion for the second-straight year. The victory came from a back-an...

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 splits weekend in dramatic fashion

By Herb Scribner

April 19, 2010

A last-second goal kept the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team from taking first place in the Atlantic 10 Conference. This past weekend was filled with two tight contests for the Minutewomen (8-8, 5-2 A-10), the latter of...

Minutewomen acquire invaluable late-game experience

By Jay Asser

April 19, 2010

Experience in a late-game situation isn’t something that can be acquired or learned in practice. It’s gained from playing in the final minutes of a close contest. That’s just what the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse...

Minutewomen host Philly teams over weekend slate in A-10 regular season finale.

By Jay Asser

April 15, 2010

Heading into the postseason, ideally teams want to be peaking and playing their best. The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will get an opportunity to do just that, when they closes out their regular season this weekend...

UM looks to capitalize on strong defense and home-field advantage

By Herb Scribner

April 15, 2010

With the regular season coming to a close, and the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team at the head of the Atlantic 10 conference, the Minutewomen should have a good chance at making the A-10 tournament. “We worked hard...

UMass bounces back from Friday loss, quiets SBU offense

By Jay Asser

April 11, 2010

Though the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team had a rare slip up against an Atlantic 10 opponent in Duquesne, it responded with a strong defensive effort in a win over St. Bonaventure. On Friday afternoon, a late comeback attemp...

Defense holds down A-10’s top offense

By Herb Scribner

April 11, 2010

While the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse offense outclassed St. Bonaventure 11-6, including a four-goal run to end the first half, it was the defense that won the game for the Minutewomen on Sunday. The defensive side for UMass (7...

Minutewomen finish road trip against Duquesne

By Herb Scribner

April 9, 2010

There’s no denying that the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has picked up its season while competing on the road. After obtaining a 3-4 record from their first seven games (five home, two away), the Minutewomen traveled...

Defense key to victory

By Jay Asser

April 9, 2010

Since beginning conference play, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has followed the theory that the best offense is a good defense. Prior to opening their Atlantic 10 schedule, the Minutewomen (6-6, 3-3 A-10) struggled...

Jackie Lyons’ five goals lifts UMass past Temple

By Herb Scribner

April 4, 2010

Jackie Lyons changed the game. The junior midfielder led the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team to a 16-7 victory over Atlantic 10 rival Temple on Saturday with five goals and an assist. “Jackie’s been doing a good job of reading what the defen...