Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Ingham shines for UMass men’s T&F at A-10 Championships

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

February 19, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Freshman Nick Ingham never did hurdles, pole vault, long jump or shot put until he came to college. But those were just four of the seven events he had to do in the heptathlon event at the Indoor Track A-10 Championship this weekend. Ingham...

Becky Stoyle earns gold at Atlantic 10 Championships

By Joey Saade

February 19, 2013

Filed under Track and Field

On a weekend when the Massachusetts women’s track and field team didn’t perform up to its overall expectations, Becky Stoyle came away with the highlight of the show once again. Stoyle claimed gold in the triple jump on...

Men’s and women’s track and field squads with strong individual showings

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

February 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Freshman Benjamin Groleau had already been putting in quality performances for the Massachusetts men’s track and field team. But at the Giegengack Invitational on Saturday, Groleau passed everybody to take first place in the mile run an...

UMass women’s track and field finishes in a three-way tie for first place

By Joey Saade

January 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Massachusetts women’s track and field team continued its recent dominance on Friday, finishing in a three-way tie for first place with Boston College and Northeastern at the Joe Donahue Indoor Games in Roxbury. For...

Cyphers, Copeland lift UMass men’s T&F to fifth place showing

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

January 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

In the first two meets of the season, Massachusetts men’s track and field pole vaulters Michael Cyphers and Gregory Copeland matched each other’s marks. But on Friday, Cyphers rose above Copeland’s mark and into the U...

UMass women’s track and field gets off to strong start

By Joey Saade

January 24, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Massachusetts women’s track and field team has kicked off its 2013 indoor season in stellar fashion, having successful  performances in both of their meets so far. In their most recent meet at the Sorlion Invitational in Rhode Islan...

Men’s track and field off and running in 2013

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

January 23, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Having already competed in three events and with four of its athletes qualified for the New England Championships, the Massachusetts men’s track and field team is off to a hot start in 2013. The Minutemen competed at ...

UMass men’s track opens indoor season Saturday

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

January 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Massachusetts men’s track and field team will be opening its indoor season Saturday at the Yale Invitational, but coming off a break from formal team training, questions linger as to how the team will kick off the season. C...

UMass women’s track and field opens indoor season at URI this weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

December 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Massachusetts women’s track and field coach Julie LaFreniere can’t speak highly enough about how hard her team has been working during fall training, and she thinks the new season looks promising. The Minutewomen will ...

Regular season nearing an end for Track and Field

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 24, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

With the collegiate track and field regular season quickly coming to a close, teams are beginning to prepare for their conference and regional meets. With those meets in mind, the Massachusetts men’s track and field team trav...

Track and Field excels at home invitational

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 17, 2012

Filed under Track and Field

As the spring season continues to quickly blossom for the Massachusetts track and field teams, the fruits of their labor are beginning to show. Both the men’s and the women’s squads produced top performances at the UMass invitati...

Track & field host invitational

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 11, 2012

Filed under Track and Field

With the outdoor spring season far more compact than the initial track season in the winter, the track and field teams need all the meet experience they can get before the championship portion of the season begins. For the...