Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

January 29, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Track and Field finds success in Springfield

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 10, 2012

With the change of seasons from winter to spring comes the change of venue for all track and field teams. No longer can refuge be taken from the cold in the field houses, and now teams must face sometimes inclement and sometimes beautiful we...

Track & field resumes with Yellow Jacket Invitational

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 3, 2012

Both Massachusetts men’s and women’s track and field teams will open its respective spring seasons this Saturday in Springfield, where American International College hosts its annual Yellow Jacket Invitational. The Invite is t...

Track & field teams break records

By Taylor C. Snow

March 6, 2012

Despite not putting up any team points on Day 1 of the IC4A Indoor Championships Saturday afternoon, the Massachusetts man’s track and field team made it into the school record books twice, thanks to two stellar performances...

Track and Field compete at NECs

By Taylor C. Snow

February 28, 2012

The Massachusetts men’s track and field team finished in the middle of the pack this weekend, placing 18th out of 34 teams at the New England Championships with 11.50 points. The meet started out on Friday with the heptathlon,...