Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Riding momentum, UMass heads to Temple for matchup with Owls

By Jay Asser

April 1, 2010

The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team looks to continue its domination of its Atlantic 10 schedule when it travels to face Temple on away-friendly Geasey Field this Saturday. After dropping five of six games against non-conference...

Shot selection generating more goals, Florence impressing

By Herb Scribner

April 1, 2010

They shot, they scored and they conquered. The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team earned two wins last weekend, victories that can be attributed to its sharp-shooting tactics. Taking smart shots will be a key element when...

UMass opens A-10 schedule with pair of wins

By Jay Asser

March 28, 2010

The opening of its Atlantic 10 schedule was just what the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team needed to break free of its recent struggles. After dropping five of their last six games, the Minutewomen (5-6, 2-0 A-10) swept conference foes Richmond and George Washingt...

Minutewomen suffer two-game skid

By Herb Scribner

March 21, 2010

While the students at Massachusetts were enjoying their respective spring breaks, the women’s lacrosse team could not find the same sense of enjoyment as they suffered two road losses over the past 10 days. On Saturday, Albany ...

Minutewomen begin a six-game road stint beginning this weekend

By Jay Asser

March 12, 2010

Having played five of its seven games at home this season, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has yet to face a long road trip. That changes this weekend as UMass begins a six-game road stint stretching into April. First...

Minutewomen players return home this weekend against Stony Brook

By Herb Scribner

March 12, 2010

Going on the road tends to be a difficult task, no matter the sport or the team. For the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team though, it may present little trouble if UMass continues to focus on team advantages and play its...

Minutewomen snap losing streak, head to Stony Brook

By Jay Asser

March 11, 2010

With a six-game road stint ahead on the schedule, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team couldn’t afford to head into spring break without snapping its losing streak. UMass did just that by defeating Yale 9-5 at McGuirk S...

Minutewomen gain possession, translates into win

By Herb Scribner

March 11, 2010

It was a different Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team that took the field Wednesday afternoon to compete against Yale. The Minutewomen defeated the Bulldogs 9-5 at McGuirk Stadium, ending a three-game losing streak. “We...

Venechanos hoping change in practice improves team

By Jay Asser

March 9, 2010

In its current three-game losing streak, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team suffered defeats by three nearly identical scores. The common factor in those contests is a lack of offense. The Minutewomen dropped games to...

Minutewomen looking for fresh start against Yale

By Herb Scribner

March 9, 2010

Following three straight losses on its home turf, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team looks to finish off its five-game home stretch with a positive result against Yale today. “We’re looking to restart our season tomorrow,” UMass coach Alexis Venechanos sa...

Minutewomen drop to New Hampshire, 11-8

By Herb Scribner

March 4, 2010

The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team lost its third straight game to New Hampshire yesterday afternoon, 11-8. The Minutewomen (2-4) came out firing after the opening whistle, scoring two goals within the first three minutes...

Lack of scoring causing problems for UMass

By Jay Asser

March 4, 2010

For the third straight game, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team was held to under 10 goals. In all three cases, scoring under 10 goals resulted in a loss. Despite getting off to an early 5-2 lead in the first 10 minutes...