Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass women’s lacrosse captures third straight regular-season title

By Peter Cappiello

April 22, 2013

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

With a No. 1 seed in the Atlantic 10 Tournament hanging in the balance, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team wasted little time in taking care of business Sunday. The No. 12 Minutewomen scored five of the first six...

Minutewomen downed by Duquesne despite late surge

By Peter Cappiello

February 26, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With about three minutes left on the clock, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team could almost taste its first win in 11 tries. Senior center Jasmine Watson sank a layup to cut her team’s deficit to four as UMass ...

Mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, UMass hosts Duquesne

By Peter Cappiello

February 22, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

For the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, the math is final. With three games left, UMass (3-23, 1-10 Atlantic 10) has statistically been eliminated from the Atlantic 10 Tournament conversation. Even if the Minutewomen win out the rest of the season, they would lose a head-to-he...

Minutewomen look to continue A-10 success

By Patrick Strohecker

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Over the last four seasons, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has been nearly unbeatable in conference play, thanks in large part to its early non-conference schedules. “With having all of our non-conference game...

UMass men’s hoops pulls away late to top Duquesne

By Stephen Sellner

January 17, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Those who have followed the Massachusetts men’s basketball team this season had seen this movie play too many times before. UMass plays a strong first half and watches as the opposition storms out of the locker room to ...

UMass faced with difficult task of playing spoiler

By Daniel Malone

November 1, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

It’s a painful truth that athletes and coaches of all calibers and competition levels know all too well: eventually, the fat lady is going to step up to soundcheck her microphone. Already on mathematical life support, that moment arrived for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team ...

UMass forced into spoiler role heading into final weekend

By Daniel Malone

October 31, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

It’s a painful truth that athletes and coaches of all calibers and competition levels know all too well: eventually, the fat lady is going to step up to soundcheck her microphone. Already on mathematical life support, that moment arrived...

UMass’ tournament hopes all but over after dropping final two home matches

By Daniel Malone

October 29, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Being forced to watch an opposing player being mobbed by euphoric teammates following a game-winning, sudden death overtime goal is a gut-wrenching experience for Massachusetts men's soccer coach Sam Koch under any circumstances. But having to do so on Senior Day with his team'...