Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass, Lock Haven to play for the first time

By Michael Wood

October 14, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey

Massachusetts and Lock Haven have never met in competition before, but on Friday, Oct. 15, the top two field hockey teams in the Atlantic 10 conference will play each other at Garber Field for a chance at first place. E...

Dayton continues successful season

By Jackson Alexander

October 14, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Dayton women’s soccer team has done everything necessary to prove that its success last season was no fluke. The Flyers won the 2009 Atlantic 10 title and topped that accomplishment off by winning a game in the NCAA Tournament and advancing to the second round. Last se...

UMass plays first A-10 road game against struggling URI

By Herb Scribner

October 12, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team starts its second Atlantic 10 weekend when it travels to Rhode Island for a match between the New England rivals. “They’re a team that can beat you, there’s no question,” UMass coach Sam Koch said. “They’r...

Minutemen still sputtering in second half

By Steve Levine

October 12, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The tide has turned for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team as it dives deeper into Atlantic 10 play. After beginning the season 1-3-5, the Minutemen won a convincing 2-0 decision against Xavier on Friday to open conference play. On Sunday, UMass tied Dayton...

Minutewomen top Dartmouth in overtime thriller

By Pete Vasquez

October 12, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey

It took two overtimes, but the Massachusetts field hockey team won a Tuesday afternoon thriller, beating Dartmouth, 5-4, in Hanover, N.H. in its final non-conference game. Katie Kelly scored two minutes and 57 seconds into double-overtime for the Minutewomen (7-...

Settles continues hot start with second conference honor

By Stephen Sellner

October 12, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

Forward Bridget Settles of the Temple field hockey team continued her impressive start to the season by earning her second Atlantic 10 Conference Performer of the Week award. Settles helped the Owls snap a four-game losing streak by assisting teammate Kaylee Keener’s game-winning g...

Minutewomen put undefeated record on line against URI

By Scott Cournoyer

October 12, 2010

Filed under Tennis

In another Atlantic 10 matchup, the Massachusetts tennis team will travel to Rhode Island on Wednesday, looking to remain undefeated this season in conference play. The team will be without one of its up-and-coming freshman, Yuliana Motyl, as she continues to batt...

Minutemen open conference play against Xavier, Dayton

By Herb Scribner

October 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

It’s about that time again. The Massachusetts men’s soccer team opens up conference play when it takes on Xavier Friday afternoon. “Everybody is 0-0 going into this game,” UMass coach Sam Koch said. “It’s th...

Minutewomen begin Atlantic 10 schedule against winless Billikens

By Michael Wood

October 7, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey

After an emotional 2-0 victory over nationally ranked Syracuse last weekend, the focus of the Massachusetts field hockey team is set to do a complete 180 degree turn as it matches up against winless Saint Louis. The win again...

Chance for UMass to learn from previous A-10 struggles

By Pete Vasquez

October 7, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey

The Atlantic 10 competition has arrived and for the Massachusetts field hockey team, it’s all about lessons learned from the past. The Minutewomen (5-6) face a Saint Louis (0-12) team on Saturday that is still searchi...

Minutewomen to face Xavier, Dayton

By David Martin

October 7, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team will look to strengthen its Atlantic 10 record this weekend in Ohio as it prepares to face off against Xavier and Dayton. The Minutewomen (4-7-0) will first square off against Xavie...

Defense starting to pick-up for Minutewomen

By Michael Counos

October 7, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The defense for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team that has been struggling to finish games throughout the fall picked up its first Atlantic 10 conference victory on Sunday in a 1-0 shutout over Saint Louis. The Minu...