Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Even in A-10 semifinal loss, UMass defied adversity all season long

By Joey Saade

November 12, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

For young collegiate squads, adversity is a tough obstacle to overcome throughout a long, grueling season. However, the Massachusetts women's soccer team wasn't fazed by the road blocks thrown at it this season. Instead, it embraced the challenge. Friday's crushing 1-0 loss was a perfe...

Lifelong goalkeeper Danielle Kriscenski emerging as a leader for UMass women’s soccer

By Joey Saade

October 29, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

At 10 months old, most people don't know what they want to do growing up. Apparently, Danielle Kriscenski did. Posted up in the middle of a soccer net as her sister, Heather, shot at her, the Bristol, Conn., native g...

Brittney Moore stepping up big for UMass women’s soccer

By Tom Mulherin

October 22, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

Before the weekend started, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team had scored a season total of 15 goals in 14 games, with senior forward Brittany Moore and junior midfielder Alyssa D’Arcy tied as leading scorers with three goals apiece. Things have changed. In a 3-1 win and ...

UMass women’s soccer draws tie at SLU, falls to Dayton

By Tom Mulherin

October 15, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

Looking to bounce back from his team’s loss to Dayton on Friday, Massachusetts women’s soccer coach Ed Matz highlighted Sunday’s game against Saint Louis as an important date for his club. “I think we need to come out on Sunday against Saint Louis, and secure three points (a win)...

Late goal gives UMass win over Bryant

By Joey Saade

September 27, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

Before Sarah Pandolfi checked into the scoreless game late in the second half, Massachusetts women's soccer coach Ed Matz instructed his freshman forward where to position herself in order to score. In the 83rd minute, she...

Challenges catch up to Minutewomen down the stretch

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

When the week came to an end, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team’s  season did as well. Thursday’s 4-1 defeat against the Flyers (14-4-1, 7-1-1 A-10) marked the end of the road for a team that faced its fair share of challenges along the way. Despite his team’s performanc...

Minutewomen put together goal outburst in Senior Day win

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 23, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

It wasn’t hard for the seniors to smile after the Massachusetts women’s soccer team dismantled a struggling George Washington team, 4-0, on Senior Day on Sunday afternoon. But those smiles came with heavy hearts, as the seniors now say goodbye to Rudd Field. UMass coach Ed Matz ...

Women’s soccer hosts Charlotte, George Washington in last two home games

By Chris Corso

October 19, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

With four games to go in the regular season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team currently sits on the outside looking in of the Atlantic 10 tournament picture. And after losing their last two games on the road, the Minutewomen (7...

Weekend change ignites goalie competition

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 18, 2012

Filed under Archives, Sports, Women's Soccer

With the Massachusetts women’s soccer team trailing by two goals to Temple at halftime on Sunday, UMass coach Ed Matz decided to make a change. He subbed out goalkeeper Emily Cota for Stephanie Gordon, who lost the starting...