Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Men’s swimming dominates Bryant, heads to Upper Valley

By Chris Corso

January 25, 2012

Filed under Swimming & Diving, Winter Sports

Last Friday night, the Minutemen swimming team sped past Bryant University with a victory score of 153-88. In a one-sided matchup, UMass won a total of 12 of the 13 events last week. The men look to bring this success and intensity ...

Minutewomen tennis return to courts against Eagles, Crimson

By Cameron McDonough

January 25, 2012

Filed under Tennis, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts women’s tennis team will return to the courts this weekend with a pair of challenging matches against regional rivals Boston College and Harvard. UMass had a very positive showing throughout the fall...

Minutemen tied for 2nd in A-10 following winter break

By Stephen Hewitt

January 22, 2012

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

Following its victory on the road at Richmond on Saturday, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team currently sits in a tie for second place in the Atlantic 10 with Xavier after a winter break that saw the team go a solid 7-2. ...

Scribner: UMass slowly gaining more national attention

By Herb Scribner

January 22, 2012

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

I’ve been a member of the Daily Collegian sports staff since 2009 and for all of those years, I’ve seen the sports teams come and go with a common phrase shared between them: “maybe next year.” Time and time again, throug...

Minutemen blank Boston College

By Nick Canelas

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

It was a night of firsts for the Massachusetts hockey team in its 4-0 upset win over No. 4 Boston College. Although it is their second win of the season over the Eagles, the Minutemen (9-8-5, 5-6-4 Hockey East) shutout...

Asser: Don’t look now but here come the Minutemen

By Jay Asser

January 22, 2012

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

Massachusetts fans have had to bear recent struggles, but it appears the men’s basketball team is finally starting to give reason for hope for a return to prominence. Ever since I arrived to the University of Massachu...

Three’s company

By Scott Cournoyer

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

Heading into its third and final matchup with Vermont last Friday the Massachusetts hockey team was clicking on all cylinders. After coming off an impressive 4-0 victory over Boston College on Jan. 13 and a dramatic 3-2 overti...

Putney making big strides

By Stephen Sellner

January 22, 2012

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

He may just be the most complete player on the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. And his name isn’t Chaz Williams. It’s the man who’s spent most of the first 19 games soaring above the rim with his thunderous slams and...

Minutemen playing at postseason level

By Jackson Alexander

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

Whether it is the College Basketball Invitational, the National Invitational Tournament or perhaps even the NCAA Tournament, through 19 games this season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team has earned the right to ...

Wood: Fenway still delivers “firsts” for fans

By Michael Wood

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Sports Columns, Winter Sports

I was 17-years-old the first time I set foot inside America’s most beloved ballpark, and it’s a moment that will stand out next to all the other sporting experiences I’ll ever have in my life. When I finally got tickets ...

UMass beats Maine, falls to Providence over weekend

By Michael Counos

December 12, 2011

Filed under Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Behind Emilie Teuscher’s career-high 18 points, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team snapped an eight game winless streak on Sunday afternoon as it defeated Maine, 63-54. UMass (2-8) got out to a quick 7-1 lead and...

UMass looks to jumpstart offense versus Boston College

By David Martin

December 6, 2011

Filed under Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

In an effort to end its three-game road set on a positive note, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team will take on Boston College on Wednesday night at the Conte Forum. The Minutewomen (1-6) will try to earn their first win...