Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Backler, Duffield and Schmidt named captains for 2010-11 Minutemen

By Ben Lambert

October 6, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

When naming his captain for the upcoming season, Massachusetts men’s swimming head coach Russ Yarworth was looking for veteran savvy and experience to lead his squad. He found it in seniors Dan Backler, Adam Duffield and Brian Schmidt, ...

Minutemen capture 12th A-10 title, Minutewomen take third in championships

By Jeffrey Engmann

February 22, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The winning tradition continues for the Massachusetts men’s swimming diving team. After capturing an impressive fourth-straight Atlantic 10 title, and the program’s 12th conference title overall, UMass head coach Russ Yarworth...

UMass teams set for A-10 Championships

By Jeffrey Engmann

February 16, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

Just two days after an emotional victory over Fordham on Senior Day, the Massachusetts men’s swimming team’s coach Russ Yarworth had the 2010 Atlantic 10 Championships in mind. Yarworth has won several awards over the years,...

UMass preparing for conference championships

By Jeffrey Engmann

February 8, 2010

Filed under Archives, Swimming & Diving

In approximately a week and a half, the Massachusetts men’s swimming and diving team will attempt to win an unprecedented fourth-straight Atlantic 10 title. But as the race gets closer, the Minutemen continue to simply prepare...

UMass competes in New England Open

By Jeffrey Engmann

February 5, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will head to Chestnut Hill this Saturday to compete in the New England Open. The event will last for most of the day and will feature programs such as Rhode...

Senior Day a success for UMass swimming and diving

By Jeffrey Engmann

February 1, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

There were several photo finishes inside Joseph Rogers Pool this season, and Saturday’s meet provided a few more. Nevertheless, the moment occurred before the Massachusetts men and women’s swimming team’s faced off against...

UMass swimming and diving teams successful in dual meets

By Jeffrey Engmann

January 25, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

It was a very busy weekend for the Massachusetts swimming and diving teams. Not only did both teams travel on Friday to compete in their first dual meet since Dec. 5, but after a short turnaround, they competed in another race. On...

UMass sweeps Rhode Island Invitational

By Jeffrey Engmann

January 19, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

This winter break marked a transition in the swimming and diving season. Before the season, men’s coach Russ Yarworth said the events that would take place after the Loyola Invitational on Jan. 9 as key meets in the stretch ...

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...