Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass hosts Army in season opener

By Ben Lambert

October 21, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have a tough test ahead of them this weekend as they host Army in Joseph Rogers Pool on Saturday in the season home opener. Both the men’s and women’s teams...

Rough start for UMass swim

By Ben Lambert

October 17, 2010

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

The march towards another championship started with a misstep on Oct. 16, as the Massachusetts swimming and diving teams both fell to Boston University. The men’s team lost a close one that was decided in the final race of the...

UMass opens season against Terriers Saturday

By Nick Bellofatto

October 13, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s swimming and diving team open their season this Saturday Oct. 16 at Boston University, as both the teams have a tall order to fill. The Atlantic 10 preseason poll was just released for...

Minutemen open the 2010-11 season Oct. 16 against Terriers in search of A-10 title

By Nick Bellofatto

October 6, 2010

Filed under Swimming & Diving

The 2010-11 season for the Massachusetts swimming and diving team is quickly approaching and it seems as if they have all the pieces in place to defend their Atlantic 10 crown. There is a sports cliché that says that there is...

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 ...