Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass swimming to compete in Puerto Rico

By Jeffrey Engmann

December 10, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts swimming and diving team should get some time in the sun as well as some competition during winter break. UMass will head to San Juan, Puerto Rico to compete in the Loyala Invitational on Jan. 9. The actual meet...

UMass teams drop meets against Yale and Northeastern

By Daniel Herberholz

December 7, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

Despite competing in different places, the men and women came back with the same result. Two weeks after impressive showings at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational, the Massachusetts swim teams traveled for the first...

UMass breaks both school and personal records

By Daniel Herberholz

November 23, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

It was a busy weekend in Boston for the Massachusetts swimming and diving teams. School records were broken in three different events as Jason Cook led the diving team with two more victories, and the swim team earned 22 top-five...

UMass swimming and diving take on Terriers

By Jeffrey Engmann

November 19, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts swimming team will head to Boston to compete in the three-day Terrier Invitational beginning Friday, while the diving team heads to Harvard for the Harvard Diving Invitational. The Minutemen are looking to win...

Hosting Binghamton, both UMass teams come out with wins

By Jeffrey Engmann

November 9, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were victorious this weekend in their home meet versus Binghamton. The Minutemen won by a score of 171-107. The women were dominant as well, defeating Binghamton,...

Minutemen take on Binghampton at Boyden gym

By Daniel Herberholz

November 5, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

When young college students get sick, they tend to visit home. With the Massachusetts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are fighting various illnesses, they face a different sort of homecoming. Facing a SUNY-Binghamton...

UMass gets first sweep of season as both men and women win

By Daniel Herberholz

November 3, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

Both the men’s and women’s swim teams placed first and second in the 200-yard medley relay to open the day against Stony Brook on Saturday. The dual meet eventually resulted in victories of 193-101 for the men and 180-115...

Swimming prepares for Stony Brook

By Daniel Herberholz

October 29, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

With the bicycles running on the upper deck, and the Massachusetts men’s swimming team operating them, the relay was close. The women, at the tail end of their practice race, were being treated to booming cheers from the...

Walsh propels UMass to first dual meet victory

By Daniel Herberholz

October 26, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

This past Saturday, the team accomplishment of the first dual meet victory of the season came with individual honors for Massachusetts’ Athlete of the Week, Elizabeth Walsh. The Massachusetts  swimming team beat Army, 166.5-127.5,...

Minutemen Swimming/Diving to take on Army

By Jeffrey Engmann

October 22, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts swimming and diving teams travel to Westpoint, New York this weekend to compete in a dual meet against Army. The Minutemen are coming off a victory against a strong Boston University program last weekend,...

UMass downs BU at in season opener

By Daniel Herberholz

October 19, 2009

Filed under Swimming & Diving

Sometimes all it takes is twelve-hundredths of a second. Facing Boston University, the Massachusetts men’s swimming and diving teams pulled out a 153-147 victory this weekend, finishing on a 200-yard freestyle relay time...