Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass divers find success at Frank Elm Invitational

By Tom Mulherin

November 25, 2013

Over the weekend, the Massachusetts men’s and women’s diving teams found success in the diving portion of the Frank Elm Invitational in New Brunswick, N.J., as senior Michaela Butler and sophomore Josh Koppel won the one-meter...

UMass hockey lets early lead slip away, loses to UVM

By Cameron McDonough

November 22, 2013

It’s hard to have a better opening 59 seconds than the Massachusetts hockey team had on Friday night. But hockey isn’t a 59-second game. The other 59 minutes, one second, on the other hand, belonged to Vermont. The Minutemen ...

UMass upsets No. 19 New Mexico, 81-65

By Patrick Strohecker

November 22, 2013

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team entered Friday’s Charleston Classic semifinal undefeated. Its wins were notable, but it was still looking for that one marquee win that would grab the nation’s attention. On F...

UMass men’s basketball knocks off Nebraska

By Patrick Strohecker

November 21, 2013

Before leaving on Tuesday for the Charleston Classic, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg called the tournament a “business trip.” While the 96-90 victory wasn’t business as usual for the Minutemen, it...

Early struggles force UMass women’s basketball to try different lineups

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

November 20, 2013

A young team takes time to come together and find out what works best for them, and that’s just what the Massachusetts women’s basketball team is doing this season, as the team has sent out three different pairs of starting...

C.J. Anderson, Rashaan Holloway officially sign with UMass

By Mark Chiarelli

November 19, 2013

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg made it official on Monday, announcing that both C.J. Anderson and Rashaan Holloway signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball for the Minutemen. Kellogg spoke highly of both players before Monday’s practice, describ...

UMass club hockey defeated by Boston College on the road

By Matthew Zackman

November 19, 2013

On Friday, the Massachusetts club hockey team traveled to Chestnut Hill to take on Boston College. The game didn’t go as planned for the Minutemen, as they fell 4-2 in their second loss to the Eagles this season. UMass coach Jamie Magarian believed that “we left the rink knowing we we...

UMass women’s basketball hurts itself with turnovers in loss to AU

By Andrew Cyr

November 18, 2013

At the beginning of the season, Massachusetts women’s basketball coach Sharon Dawley knew that with a young team that likes to run in transition, there were going to be turnovers. However, there comes a time when the turnover...

Veteran leadership offers steady hand in UMass’ win

By Mark Chiarelli

November 17, 2013

  The Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s 85-69 victory over Youngstown State wasn’t flashy, nor was it ever in doubt. UMass carried itself with a business-like manner, spending  all but one minute, 23 seconds...

UMass pulls away late to knock off feisty Youngstown State

By Patrick Strohecker

November 17, 2013

  It took the Massachusetts men’s basketball team 35 minutes, six seconds to find the killer instinct to put away a feisty Youngstown State squad. It was better late than never. With the Penguins hanging around for most of ...

Minutemen ready for under the radar Youngstown State

By Mark Chiarelli

November 16, 2013

There’s no mistaking the importance of Massachusetts’ game against Youngstown State on Sunday at the Mullins Center. No, the matinee 1 p.m. matchup won’t carry the prominence of a nationally televised ESPN appearance against Louisiana State. It also won’t hold the clo...

Late goal from Branden Gracel gives UMass 2-2 tie with BC

By Nick Canelas

November 15, 2013

CHESTNUT HILL – Branden Gracel came into the weekend sporting a whole new look. He completely cut off the long locks that draped down to the back of his shoulders in favor of a shorter, standard haircut. Not only did Gracel...