Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Elaine Sortino inducted into UMass Athletic Hall of Fame

By Stephen Hewitt

October 15, 2013

During their weekly staff meetings behind closed doors in University of Massachusetts conference rooms, Elaine Sortino would typically sit to Athletic Director John McCutcheon's right, silent yet attentive to the topic being discu...

Video: Celebration of Life of Elaine Sortino

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 13, 2013

Friends and colleagues of late UMass softball coach Elaine Sortino shared their memories of her during a ceremony in the Mullins Center. Sortino Video from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Legendary UMass softball coach Elaine Sortino dies after battle with cancer

By Nick Canelas

August 20, 2013

Elaine Sortino, the longtime head coach of the Massachusetts softball team, whose impact both on and off the field knew no bounds throughout her legendary career, died Sunday night after a nearly two-year battle with cancer. She...

UMass softball tries to turn things around against strong opponents over the weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 26, 2013

The Massachusetts softball team will face some of its toughest conference opponents yet for the first four games of a seven-game road trip over the weekend, as it tries to bounce back from a pair of tough losses this past weekend. UMass (14-19, 8-4 Atlantic 10) starts off the weeke...

UMass softball wins 7th straight game with 8-0 mercy-rule win over Hartford

By Joey Saade

April 19, 2013

The Massachusetts softball team continued its winning ways on Thursday, picking up its season-high seventh straight victory with an 8-0 mercy-rule home win over Hartford in five innings. The Minutewomen (14-17) offense took over the game in the fourth inning with seven runs on five hits....

Caroline Raymond steps up as UMass softball sweeps Charlotte in doubleheader

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 16, 2013

Strong pitching performances in both games from Caroline Raymond helped the Massachusetts softball team sweep Charlotte on the road in a doubleheader on Sunday. UMass holds onto early lead to complete sweep After the Minutewomen (12-17, 8-2 Atl...

Minutewomen complete season sweep of Eagles in Boston

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 10, 2013

The Massachusetts softball team completed a season sweep over Boston College with a 7-4 win in Chestnut Hill on Tuesday. The win was the eighth victory of the last nine games for the Minutewomen (10-17), who began the season winn...

UMass softball searches for consistency with trip to BC

By Kaitlin Boyer

April 9, 2013

Consistency is a recurring theme that the Massachusetts softball team knows it must posses in order be a successful team. And as UMass (9-17, 6-2 Atlantic 10) travels to Chestnut Hill on Tuesday to take on Boston College for ...

Raymond finding her groove, defense slowly progressing

By Joey Saade

April 9, 2013

The Massachusetts softball team is in the midst of its best stretch of play this season, winners of seven out of its last eight games, while slowly but surely turning around a campaign that started 2-15. And one of the big...

UMass softball wins 3 of 4 games over weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 8, 2013

The UMass softball team completed a doubleheader sweep of La Salle on Sunday with a 5-0 win in the second game. Caroline Raymond (6-7) dominated on the mound for the Minutewomen (9-17, 6-2 Atlantic 10). In her fifth s...