Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen open conference play over weekend

By Michael Counos

September 30, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team begins Atlantic 10 play this weekend, opening up at home with Charlotte on Friday and St. Bonaventure on Sunday at Rudd Field. Despite their recent struggles, UMass coach Ed Matz and company look to get back on track with a p...

Minutewomen offense stronger than last season

By David Martin

September 26, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

Last season, one of the biggest problems for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team was offense. Shots were down, too much time was spent in the home end and goals were almost non-existent. Simply put, its offensive game...

Minutewomen head to Brown after disappointing weekend

By Michael Counos

September 22, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team concludes its four-game road trip on Thursday when they take on Brown. UMass looks to get back to its winning ways, as they dropped their last two matches against Michigan and Oakland. This...

Offense, defense making Cota’s job more difficult

By Michael Counos

September 22, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team is currently on a two-game slide after dropping their most recent matches to Michigan and Oakland on the road. Sophomore goaltender Emily Cota has played well between the pipes for the Minutewomen,...

Minutewomen relying on younger roster this year

By Michael Counos

September 14, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

For the Massachusetts women’s soccer team, learning quickly might be its best strategy, as the squad welcomes 10 new players onto the pitch for the upcoming season. UMass head coach Ed Matz faces the challenge of developing a younger and less experien...

New women’s soccer coach Ed Matz brings experience, new staff to UMass

By David Martin

September 13, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

As the year advances closer and closer to the start of the 2010 season, change is heavy in the air for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team. UMass saw a change at the top of the chain in hiring head coach Ed Matz from Northeastern. Matz, who is coming off t...

Faster pace paying off for Minutewomen

By Michael Counos

September 12, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

A large part of the Massachusetts women’s soccer team’s success this season has been its new-look offensive attack. Playing fast-paced and much more aggressive under new coach Ed Matz, the Minutewomen are 2-2-0 overall, with six goals scored through four games in the young season. Meghan Collin...

Column: UMass men’s soccer still A-10’s best

By David Brinch

September 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports Columns, Women's Soccer

Last season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team advanced to its first postseason since 2004, playing its way into the Atlantic 10 tournament before losing to Fordham in the opening round. At the helm for the Minutewomen was Angela Napoli, a former standout goalk...

Albany edges out UMass

By David Martin

September 7, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team saw a tough end to a very close game against Albany on Monday afternoon in its first road match of the season. Even though the score read 1-0 in favor of the Great Danes, the Minutewomen...

New coach brings high expectations to Minutewomen

By David Martin

September 6, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

- Click here for our coverage of UMass' season-opening win over Vermont. With a new coaching administration, an offensively-stocked gameplan and 10 new players added to the squad, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has a fresh start for the 2010 campaign. “We...

Matz gets first UMass victory over Catamounts

By Michael Counos

September 6, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team improved its record to 1-1-0 against Vermont on Sept. 3 at Rudd Field. UMass coach Ed Matz not only locked up his first win with his new team, but also marked the 100th victory in his women’s...