Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Despite record, UMass field hockey confident heading into weekend test against No. 24 Maine

By Matt Levine

September 28, 2012

Going 1-5 over any six-game span is typically a bad omen for any team, but Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente said that it will not deter her team in its game against No. 24 Maine at Garber Field on Sunday. “We are pr...

Improved goal scoring highlights weekend for UMass

By Peter Cappiello

September 25, 2012

After a pair of tough losses in sudden-death overtime to No. 8 Northeastern and No. 12 Boston University last week, Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente had a specific message for her team heading into last weekend's games. ...

Last-second goal downs UMass field hockey

By Matt Levine

September 24, 2012

The No. 21 Albany field hockey team finished its second-half comeback by scoring on a penalty with only 26 seconds left, beating the Massachusetts field hockey team, 3-2. The game was tied 2-2 with under a minute left on the clock, and as the 25th-ranked Minutewomen (4-6...

UMass field hockey ‘not fazed’ by playing under pressure

By Matt Levine

September 18, 2012

To put it simply, the Massachusetts field hockey team is used to playing under pressure this season. The Minutewomen have already played more games decided in overtime (5) this season than it did throughout all of last season. UMass (3-4) has won its first three overtime matc...

UMass set to host No. 11 Boston University

By Peter Cappiello

September 18, 2012

After falling to No. 7 Northeastern in a 4-3 overtime decision at Garber Field on Friday evening, the Massachusetts field hockey team will look to bounce back and secure its first home win of the season on Tuesday afternoon against...

Minutewomen back home Friday

By Matt Levine

September 14, 2012

Massachusetts field hockey team coach Carla Tagliente said that her team has nothing to worry about with No. 7 Northeastern  visiting Garber Field on Friday. “I don’t think we feel any pressure at all,” she said. “All of the ...

No. 19 UMass finding success away from home

By Peter Cappiello

September 11, 2012

Back from the Terrapin Invitational in College Park, Md., the No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team will have to do something they’re not too familiar with — play as the home team. For only the second time this season, UMass returns to Garber Field as it tries to earn its firs...

UMass field hockey take aim at Terrapin Invitational

By Peter Cappiello

September 7, 2012

The No. 19 Massachusetts field hockey team, riding the momentum of a big win over No. 17 Boston College on the road after falling to Dartmouth, face off against No. 3 Maryland and American University this weekend in the Terrapin Invitational...

Minutewomen focused on improving

By Matt Levine

September 5, 2012

Carla Tagliente isn’t feeling like a field hockey coach. She feels like a jockey instructor. “It’s like letting the horses out of the gate right now,” she said. “Everyone is just sprinting and excited to get out there.”...

Video: Field Hockey Season Preview

By Cameron McDonough

September 4, 2012

UMass field hockey head coach Carla Tagliente previews the rest of the season for the Minutewomen. Field Hockey Preview from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

UMass field hockey falls to Dartmouth in home opener

By Peter Cappiello

September 1, 2012

Despite having the home crowd on its side for the first time this season, the Massachusetts field hockey team fell to Dartmouth, 3-1, in its home opener at Garber Field on Friday evening. UMass (2-1), minus senior defende...

Hannah Prince nets another OT winner, pushes UMass past No. 15 Ohio State

By Staff

August 25, 2012

Hannah Prince certainly has a flair for the dramatics. For the second time in as many days, the Massachusetts field hockey team walked out of Memorial Field in Durham, N.H., as winners thanks to her overtime heroics. On Friday, ...