Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Steve Mastalerz day-to-day for UMass hockey, not ruled out for Thursday

By Nick Canelas

November 12, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team is still holding out hope for Steve Mastalerz. UMass coach John Micheletto said before practice on Monday that the junior goaltender is “day-to-day” and hasn't been ruled out for Thursday's contest against Boston College at Mullins Center. ...

Williams, Lalanne offer UMass a stabilizing force in second half vs. BC

By Mark Chiarelli

November 10, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

BOSTON – For Chaz Williams, Sunday’s game against Boston College was about gaining recognition. It offered a chance to earn notoriety in front of 6,037 TD Garden fans taking in two of the top teams in the region. “We're...

Big second half run pushes UMass men’s basketball past BC

By Patrick Strohecker

November 10, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

BOSTON — It’s hard to stop Chaz Williams once he gets going. Boston College found that out the hard way Sunday afternoon, when the senior guard scored 20 points – 15 in the second half – and went 5-for-5 on 3-pointers...

Canelas: Value of Steve Mastalerz to UMass on display Saturday night

By Nick Canelas

November 10, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

I can't help but look back to this time last year after a game like Saturday night's. It was a mystery every week: Kevin Boyle or Steve Mastalerz? Who's going to get the start in goal for the Massachusetts hockey team? Thin...

UMass hockey blown out by UNH without Steve Mastalerz

By Cameron McDonough

November 9, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

After his team was blown out by New Hampshire on Saturday night, Massachusetts hockey coach John Micheletto offered an apology to all in attendance for his team’s performance. “I’d like to thank the people that stayed...

UMass field hockey beats Richmond for second straight A-10 title

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

November 9, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Hannah Prince had been to the Atlantic 10 championship game before. She had been there just last year when the Massachusetts field hockey team defeated Richmond 5-0 to win the title. But this year is different. It’s Prin...

UMass men’s basketball learns from exhibition, prepares for BC

By Patrick Strohecker

November 9, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

There were plenty of positives and negatives that the Massachusetts men's basketball team took away from Tuesday night's exhibition game against American International College. To start, UMass coach Derek Kellogg liked the...

UMass women’s basketball loses battle in the post in season opener

By Andrew Cyr

November 9, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Massachusetts women's basketball coach Sharon Dawley knew going into this season that there was going to be some growing pains with 12 underclassmen on her roster. Unfortunately for UMass, its early season jitters resu...

UMass remains winless on the road with loss to UNH

By Nick Canelas

November 9, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

DURHAM, N.H. – The road woes continue for the Massachusetts hockey team. The Minutemen fell to 0-5 away from Mullins Center this season with a 4-1 loss to New Hampshire at Whittemore Center Arena in front of an energize...

UMass hockey looks to improve depth heading into UNH

By Nick Canelas

November 7, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Massachusetts hockey coach John Micheletto had high expectations for his first line going into the season. Seniors Conor Sheary, Michael Pereira and Branden Gracel were placed on the same line midway through last season and...

Season predictions: Beat writers weigh in on Minutemen’s chances in 2013-14

By Collegian Sports Staff

November 7, 2013

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

Collegian beat writers Patrick Strohecker and Mark Chiarelli weighed in on the UMass men's basketball team's chances to make the NCAA Tournament this season. Check out their predictions below. For live updates and UMass basketball...