Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Indoor track championship season begins at Atlantic 10 meet at URI

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 21, 2012

While both of the Massachusetts track and field teams competed in the Atlantic 10 championship meet this past weekend in North Kingston, R.I., neither came close to claiming the title. The Minutemen finished in eighth, while...

Track wraps up regular season

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 14, 2012

With championship season approaching for the Massachusetts track teams, the final regular season meet – the Valentine Invitational – was hosted by Boston University at the Track and Tennis Center, this past weekend. It...

A journey of jumps for Zachary Koncki

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 8, 2012

Zachary Koncki wanted to be a javelin thrower. He wasn’t a long jumper and he didn’t know how his full potential. He didn’t even get on the runway for the event until the end of his senior year of high school. When he did, h...

UM track and field surging towards Atlantic 10 Championships

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 6, 2012

The Massachusetts track and field teams spent the weekend competing in two different meets in New England. The Minutemen visited New Haven, Conn., to compete at the Giegengack Invitational, while the Minutewomen made their...

Track squads compete at Reggie Lewis Track

By Jeffrey Okerman

January 30, 2012

The chase for a school record concluded on Friday night, when the Massachusetts track teams competed at the Reebok Indoor Games. The Minutemen, led by senior Zachary Koncki, finished sixth overall with 45 points. Koncki...

Track teams set for weekend meets

By Jeffrey Okerman

January 25, 2012

On Friday night, the Reggie Lewis Track in Roxbury, Mass. will host the Massachusetts track and field teams, though each squad will compete in a different meet. The Minutemen will participate in the Reebok Indoor Games, while the women’s team will compete in the Joe Donahue Indoor Games this F...

Sorlien Invitational opens indoor track season

By Jeffrey Okerman

January 23, 2012

Massachusetts began its 2012 indoor track and field campaign over winter break, taking part in the Sorlien Invitational. At the end of the weekend, both the men’s and women’s team recorded first-place finishers and champion...

Individual performances propel Minutemen at Larry Ellis Invitational

By Matt Strong

April 27, 2011

Standout individual performances propelled the Massachusetts men’s track and field team last weekend at the Larry Ellis Invitational. In UMass’ second trip to Weaver Stadium this season, UMass coach Ken O’Brien saw a runner and pole-vaulter qualify for the IC4A Champ...

Minutemen boast 5 1st-place finishes

By Matt Strong

April 14, 2011

Home field advantage proved to help the Massachusetts men’s track and field team as it placed third in Saturday’s UMass Invitational. Stellar individual performances from several different athletes contributed to a compl...

Minutemen begin outdoor season with strong showing

By Matt Strong

April 7, 2011

The Massachusetts men’s track and field team kicked off its outdoor season at the two-day Sam Howell Invitational on April 1. Coming off stellar performances from multiple athletes in the indoor season, UMass coach Ken O...

Busch, Cotto, Perno shine for track and field

By Scott Cournoyer

March 9, 2011

With the commencement of the outdoor season just a few weeks away, the Massachusetts men’s and women’s track and field squads continued their winter campaigns over the weekend in Boston at the IC4A and Eastern College Athletic Confe...

Track teams rest for IC4A and ECAC meets this weekend

By Eric Mansfield

March 2, 2011

Heading into the IC4A and ECAC meets this weekend, the men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams won’t have their usual strenuous workouts. While all physical preparation settles down, the mental preparation may ...