Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Cross-country teams confident for 2010

By Ben Lambert

August 20, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

After strong showings to cap last season, the Massachusetts cross-country teams have bright prospects for the upcoming season. Both teams boast returning veterans and some bright new talent that should shine this fall. On the...

UMass falls short of A-10 tournament despite victory

By Steve Levine

May 24, 2010

Filed under Baseball

There wasn’t much more the seniors could do on Senior Day. The seniors carried the Massachusetts baseball team in defeating La Salle in its final game of the season, 15-8. The victory was bittersweet for the Minutemen, h...

Plourde finally receives chance to show greatness in national tournament

By Adam Miller

May 20, 2010

Filed under Softball, Sports Columns

Massachusetts softball was never supposed to be the same after losing its hard-throwing pitcher, Brandice Balschmiter, to graduation. Few pitchers dominated the game like she did with her sub-1.00 earned run average and...

UMass takes 1st in Regatta

By David Martin

April 26, 2010

Filed under Crew

After finishing second overall in the Atlantic 10 Championships two weekends ago, the Massachusetts crew team competed against Amherst and Vermont in a doubleheader regatta on the Connecticut River over the weekend. The Minutewomen faced off against Amhe...

Fordham sweeps Temple

By Daniel Giardina

April 26, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

After coming off three solid wins, the Fordham softball team swept Temple and improved its Atlantic 10 record to 12-2.  Ever since losing to Massachusetts, the Rams are on a 13-game winning streak. The last game for Fordham...

Minutewomen win at Mullins for first time in two months

By Neil Carroll

February 7, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

The streak has ended. After eight consecutive losses at home, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team nabbed its third home win of the season, defeating the Fordham, 60-50, on Saturday in the Mullins Center. The last home win ca...

Late surge by Minutemen comes up short

By David Brinch

February 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team was almost there. A big second half comeback, improved shooting, and stout defense nearly came together for the Minutemen against Xavier Wednesday night at the Mullins Center. UMass (8-14, 2-6 Atlantic 10), however, couldn’t hold...