Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass field hockey passes first shootout test

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 29, 2013

After two regulation periods and two overtime periods, the score between the No. 12 Massachusetts field hockey team and Richmond was still tied at 1-1 on Friday. The teams had to settle the contest with a shootout, the first one for the Minutewomen since a change in format. Up until this...

Renee Suter emerging as clutch scorer for UMass field hockey

By Jason Kates

October 22, 2013

It all started for sophomore midfielder Renee Suter on Oct. 6 in a non-conference game against in-state rival Boston University. With the No. 10 Massachusetts field hockey team trailing 1-0 in the second half, Suter stepped up and smashed two penalty corner goals to give her team the 2-1...

UMass field hockey offense overpowers Saint Louis

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 15, 2013

The No. 11 Massachusetts field hockey team opened its Atlantic 10 Conference schedule by putting on an offensive show, recording the program’s highest single-game goal total in over 30 years in an 11-0 win over Saint Louis on...

UMass field hockey continues dominance on offense

By Jason Kates

September 10, 2013

Despite losing several leading scorers from last year to graduation, the Massachusetts field hockey team hasn’t lost a beat offensively.   UMass has tallied 18 goals on 88 shots through the first five games of the...

No. 18 UMass wraps regular-season at home against Temple, Lock Haven

By Peter Cappiello

October 25, 2012

The No. 18 Massachusetts field hockey team is primed to compete on Garber Field for the final two times during the regular-season. Riding a wave of momentum after totaling five consecutive wins since topping former No. 1 Syra...

Minutewomen battling for second seed against Temple

By Matt Levine

October 25, 2012

Friday’s clash with Temple is more significant than most conference games for the No. 18 Massachusetts field hockey team as both teams are tied for second place in the Atlantic 10. Although the A-10 seeding will be affected by Frid...

UMass field hockey extends winning streak to 5 games

By Matt Levine

October 23, 2012

The Massachusetts field hockey team is on a roll. Two weeks after the team’s outlook appeared bleak after a shutout loss to Richmond that dropped them to a 5-8 record, the Minutewomen are now winners of five straight after a convincing 5-1 victory on the road against Saint Joseph...

UMass field hockey completes perfect homestand with wins over VCU, Saint Louis

By Matt Levine

October 15, 2012

Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente believes it is monumental for her team to continue improving. On Sunday, that’s exactly what the Minutewomen continued to do, as they won their third straight game with a 3-0 shutou...

UMass field hockey drops A-10 opener to No. 22 Richmond

By Matt Levine

October 9, 2012

After dropping its Atlantic 10 opener in a 1-0 defeat to rival No. 22 Richmond on Saturday, Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente refused to allow her team to hang their heads. “It is disappointing to have the loss, but i...

UMass travels to face A-10 foe Richmond

By Matt Levine

October 5, 2012

The Massachusetts field hockey team has one goal for Saturday’s Atlantic 10 opener: defeat the team that snapped last season’s 15-game winning streak. The No. 22 Spiders snapped the Minutewomen’s winning streak with a...

UMass wrap six-game homestand against No. 3 Connecticut

By Peter Cappiello

October 3, 2012

After topping 24th-ranked Maine, 4-2, in an offense-minded battle on Sunday at Garber Field, the Massachusetts field hockey team will look to capitalize on its momentum as it wraps a six-game homestand on Wednesday evening...

Offense making huge improvements for UMass field hockey

By Matt Levine

October 3, 2012

Before the season started, Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente said that her team’s biggest weakness would be its offense. But after averaging a little over 2.5 goals per game in 11 games this season, Tagliente would like...