Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen play first two A-10 games this weekend at home

By Staff

October 6, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer

With its non-conference portion of the schedule out of the way, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team will kick off its Atlantic 10 schedule this weekend at Rudd Field. After their victory over then-No. 19 Bradley last Saturday, the Minutem...

Atlantic 10 Conference grooming national powerhouses

By Staff

October 6, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer

Last season the Massachusetts men’s soccer team discovered that a 4-2-3 record in conference play won’t win you a ticket to the Atlantic 10 Tournament. On Friday afternoon, UMass will play host to A-10 foe Charlotte, the...

Field hockey alum talks new defensive approach

By Staff

September 22, 2011

Filed under Field Hockey

The Massachusetts field hockey team’s coach Carla Tagliente has been praised for bringing a new, offensive-minded approach to the UMass field hockey program, but what hasn’t been as publicized is the Minutewomen’s new...

Defensive blunder costs Minutemen

By Jackson Alexander

September 21, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer

The lack of scoring for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team wasn’t the only reason behind the Minutemen’s most recent loss on Wednesday afternoon. A key defensive miscue led to a Hartford goal and ultimately cost the team the game.   The Hawks scored the game’s only goal...

Minutewomen keeping morale high

By Staff

September 21, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team heads into Thursday’s match against Brown (4-1-1) on a high note, having just defeated the University of Maine on a late goal. No matter what kind of note the Minutewomen (4-2-1) end on this ...

Minutemen hoping to overcome frustrating non-conference slate

By Steve Levine

October 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

A chance for redemption awaits the Massachusetts men’s soccer team on Friday, when it will attempt to avenge its frustrating non-conference schedule with a win against Xavier to open conference play. UMass’ first game ...

Schedule to benefit ailing Minutemen

By Adam Miller

September 13, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

If you’ve gotten used to seeing the Massachusetts men’s basketball team play some of the best teams in the nation on ESPN, you might not like this year’s schedule. In the first two years under UMass coach Derek Kellogg, the Minutemen have p...

UMass finishes A-10 tournament play

By Ben Lambert

April 26, 2010

Filed under Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team finished tied for fifth overall in the 2010 Atlantic 10 tournament on Saturday afternoon in St. Louis, Missouri The Minutewomen improved their performance from last year finishing one place higher. The...

Harris leading UMass to tournament in rebuilding year

By Adam Miller

March 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Even as a freshman, Ricky Harris built a reputation on stepping up for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team when the postseason is on the line. He scored seven points in seven minutes against Alabama in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament ...

Lack of scoring causing problems for UMass

By Jay Asser

March 4, 2010

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

For the third straight game, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team was held to under 10 goals. In all three cases, scoring under 10 goals resulted in a loss. Despite getting off to an early 5-2 lead in the first 10 minutes...

Minutewomen feel A-10 chances slipping away

By Neil Carroll

January 28, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

After a 10-point loss on Wednesday afternoon to George Washington, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team did not get any sympathy from its coaching staff.  “We have injuries,” UMass coach Marnie Dacko said after...

Dukes roll past Bonnies, Owls route Rams

By Ben Lambert

January 25, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Sophomore Melquan Bolding drilled a 3-point basket with 3.4 seconds remaining to lift Duquesne over visiting St. Bonaventure 70-69 on Saturday. Bolding was the third highest scorer for the Dukes on the night, draining 14 points. Junior...