Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Even in A-10 semifinal loss, UMass defied adversity all season long

By Joey Saade

November 12, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

For young collegiate squads, adversity is a tough obstacle to overcome throughout a long, grueling season. However, the Massachusetts women's soccer team wasn't fazed by the road blocks thrown at it this season. Instead, it embraced the challenge. Friday's crushing 1-0 loss was a perfe...

Video Highlights: Second half surge pushes UMass to A-10 championship game

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 26, 2013

Filed under Highlight Reels, Sports Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

After outscoring George Washington 8-1 in the second half, the Minutewomen won the Atlantic 10 tournament semifinal match 13-5 to move on to the finals. Here are the highlights. WLAX vs GW Highlights from Daily Collegian on Vimeo...

UMass tennis falls to Xavier in A-10 semifinals

By Ryan Barry

April 23, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team saw its season come to an end Saturday with a 4-0 loss to Xavier in Charlottesville, Va., in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals. The match ended a run for the Minutewomen (16-6, 7-2 A-10) after beating Dayton...

UMass basketball eliminated from Atlantic 10 Tournament with loss to VCU

By Stephen Hewitt

March 16, 2013

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

NEW YORK — With his team leading by four and one minute, 19 seconds remaining, Rob Brandenberg stepped back and launched a seemingly impossible fall-away 3-pointer in the left corner as the shot clock expired with Chaz Willi...

UMass advances to A-10 semifinals with thrilling 79-74 win over Temple

By Stephen Sellner

March 16, 2013

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

NEW YORK — Chaz Williams and the Massachusetts men’s basketball team refused to be sent home. Down three with seven minutes, 17 seconds to go, Williams took matters into his own hands with eight straight points to take...

Temple star Khalif Wyatt shut down in UMass basketball quarterfinals victory

By Stephen Hewitt

March 16, 2013

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

NEW YORK — Before Friday's game in the Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinals at the Barclays Center, Temple star Khalif Wyatt was honored – with a trophy – for being named the Conference Player of the Year in 2012-13. Th...

For Chaz Williams, Atlantic 10 Tournament means a return back home

By Stephen Hewitt

March 14, 2013

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

Never in his wildest dreams could Chaz Williams have imagined that the area of land across from the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower in Brooklyn would one day become the Barclays Center. Growing up, when Williams was a part of the New York Gauchos AAU team, he a...

Winning four games in four days no easy task for UMass basketball

By Stephen Hewitt

March 14, 2013

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

For coach Derek Kellogg and the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, the task is straightforward, but far from easy. As the No. 6 seed in the Atlantic 10 Tournament, which starts Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,...

Minutewomen suffer from shooting struggles

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With just a second on the clock, Massachusetts women’s basketball guard Kiara Bomben rose up and drained a 3-pointer, closing out the first half and bringing UMass within one point of Temple. However, those crucial three of Bomben...

UMass fails to meet expectations

By Patrick Strohecker

November 8, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

It was not the storybook ending that the Massachusetts men’s soccer team had in mind this season after approaching the year with such high expectations. After entering the final week of the season on the outside looking in for the final ...

Minutemen hit the road with playoff odds against them

By Nick Canelas

November 1, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch was very blunt about his team’s chances of making the Atlantic 10 tournament heading into the final weekend of the season. “It’s going to take a little miracle,” he said. With the Minu...

Dayton clinches second-seed with draw.

By Michael Downs

November 1, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Women's Soccer

With the No. 2 seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament at stake, the Dayton women’s soccer team came from behind late and earned itself a 1-1 double overtime draw against Virginia Commonwealth  in  the final regular season game...