Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Atlantic 10 conference play set to kick off

By Stephen Sellner

October 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

ALSO SEE: Column: UMass prepares for tough A-10 opponents Atlantic 10 conference play begins this week, with all fourteen teams optimistic for successful seasons and conference supremacy. Saint Louis looks to defend its c...

Freshman Emersyn Pullan leading team in net

By David Martin

October 3, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

It’s never easy coming into a game to fill-in for a starting player. It’s even more difficult when you’re expected to fill the shoes of a key piece to an offensive rush, or a defensive line or any other critical ...

Bellamy making impact after St. Bonaventure

By Chris Noreika

September 28, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

Former St. Bonaventure men’s soccer player Tyler Bellamy has been named the Rochester Rhinos Rookie of the Year in his first season as a professional soccer player in the D2 league.            The Hammonton, N....

A-10 squads prepare for 2010 conference play

By Chris Gardner

September 27, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Women's Soccer

After last year’s thrilling championship between Dayton and Charlotte, many believe that the Flyers will continue to dominate in the league this year. Just like any year, the Atlantic 10 will no doubt play host to surprises...

Minutemen offense lacking consistency

By Steve Levine

September 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

It’s been a tough-luck kind of season for the Massachusetts soccer team up to this point.          The Minutemen record of 1-2-2 can be attributed to allowing their opponents more shots and scoring opportunities,...

McCreight leads SJU to wins

By Stephen Hewitt

September 21, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

Following a dismal 1-4 start to its season, the Saint Joseph’s field hockey team seems to be back on track, due in large part to the play of forward Nicole McCreight.          McCreight locked up the award as th...

Beaulieu and Gomez earn weekly honors

By Chris Noreika

September 14, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

The Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week awards were announced last Monday by the league office. Forward T.J. Beaulieu of Charlotte and forward Simon Gomez of Duquesne were both rewarded for their hard play this week....

Flyers win Penn Invitational

By Dan Lajoie

September 14, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

On Sunday afternoon, the Dayton women’s soccer team defeated Pennsylvania, 2-0, becoming the champions of the 2010 Penn Invitational Tournament. The Flyers, the defending champions of the Atlantic 10 and the preseason favorite to repeat, improved to a 6...

Temple at head of Atlantic 10

By Stephen Hewitt

September 14, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

The Temple field hockey team currently sits at the top of the Atlantic 10 standings with a 4-1 record, one game ahead of West Chester. The Owls achieved a winning record mainly due to the outstanding play of goalkeeper Sarah Dalrymple. The senior has come up...

Men’s Basketball 2010-2011 schedule released

By Adam Miller

September 8, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Last season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team gained the experience of playing a competitive schedule against some of the nation’s top teams. If there’s anything UMass coach Derek Kellogg learned from those games,...

Column: UMass men’s soccer still A-10’s best

By David Brinch

September 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports Columns, Women's Soccer

Last season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team advanced to its first postseason since 2004, playing its way into the Atlantic 10 tournament before losing to Fordham in the opening round. At the helm for the Minutewomen was Angela Napoli, a former standout goalk...

NCAA needs to balance conference, non-conference games

By Adam Miller

September 6, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports Columns

The Massachusetts field hockey team can start the 2010 season knowing that how it finishes will be much more important than how it starts. That sentiment holds much truth, in great part thanks to the structure of this season’s...