Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen finally hold third period lead

By Patrick Strohecker

November 10, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

No lead has been safe for the Massachusetts hockey team so far this season. But, Friday night, UMass (3-4, 2-4 Hockey East Association) finally found the recipe for success and put together arguably its best complete-game performance, shutting out Providence  4-0...

Darren Rowe’s overtime goal lifts UMass to win over UNH

By Cameron McDonough

November 3, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

With his team facing a power play opportunity in overtime, Massachusetts hockey coach John Micheletto called a timeout to draw up what he hoped would be the game-winning goal. The play would start with an all-important fa...

UMass hockey blows late three-goal lead, falls to Boston College in OT

By Patrick Strohecker

October 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Playing in front of a Mullins Center crowd of 7,678, the Massachusetts hockey team surrendered four third period goals and then the eventual game-winner in overtime to No. 3 Boston College in a 5-4 loss on Friday night. ...

Beating Milner key to topping No. 3 BC

By Nick Canelas

October 18, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

One thing stood between the Massachusetts hockey team and a win in the Hockey East Quarterfinals against Boston College last season: Parker Milner. The senior goaltender made 58 saves and allowed three goals in two games as the Eagles s...

UMass hockey takes season-opener against UConn

By Cameron McDonough

October 15, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The John Micheletto era for the Massachusetts hockey team got off on the right foot Friday night, as the Minutemen defeated Connecticut, 4-1, in front of a raucous bunch of 7,123 fans at the Mullins Center. It was the biggest crowd eve...

UMass men’s basketball tabbed fifth in Atlantic 10 preseason poll

By Stephen Hewitt

October 4, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team was picked fifth out of 16 teams in the 2012-13 Atlantic 10 preseason poll, which was announced at the conference’s media day on Thursday at the newly constructed Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. With 434 points and 11 first place votes, Saint Joseph...

UMass basketball lands two new commitments

By Stephen Sellner

September 15, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Massachusetts basketball coach Derek Kellogg landed a pair of commitments Friday night, according to a report by The Daily Hampshire Gazette’s Matt Vautour. Seth Berger (6-foot-7, 210 pounds), a small forward from Ballard Hig...

Former Northeastern forward transfers to UMass

By Nick Canelas

September 13, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Rob Dongara is the newest member of the Massachusetts hockey team. The former Northeastern forward has transferred to UMass and is officially enrolled at the school after two years with the Huskies. Dongara chose the Minutemen ...

UMass hockey releases 2012-13 schedule

By Nick Canelas

August 3, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

It won’t take very long for the Massachusetts hockey team to get its first crack at the defending national champions. In just their second game of the season, the Minutemen host Boston College for a rematch of last year’s Hockey East tournament first round, when they were swept in two game...

UMass introduces Micheletto as new hockey head coach

By Nick Canelas

July 16, 2012

Filed under Archives, Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team finally found its man in John Micheletto. The decision was made after a search of more than 50 candidates. “I am humbled to be the 13th head coach at the University of Massachusett...

Search may be over for new UMass hockey head coach

By Nick Canelas

July 15, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team has reportedly found its new head coach in John Micheletto. Micheletto, Vermont's associate head coach, has accepted an offer from the Minutemen and could be introduced as the program's new head coach a...

Journal From The AHL: T.J. Syner and Michael Marcou

By Peter Cappiello

April 26, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

While Massachusetts hockey team alum and NHL All-Star Jonathan Quick is setting the hockey world on fire with the Los Angeles Kings, 2011-2012 UMass hockey co-captain T.J. Syner, along with fellow senior Michael Marcou, are carving ou...