Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Defense, Minutewomen gaining confidence heading into A-10 play

By Chris Corso

September 26, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

To say that the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has played dominant defense as of late might not be giving it enough credit. Over the past four games, the Minutewomen defense has allowed just one score. During that span...

UMass finishes off non-conference schedule with win over Siena

By Cameron McDonough

September 24, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team closed out its non-conference schedule Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 victory over Siena at Rudd Field. The lone goal of the game came during the 63rd minute off the foot of Minutewomen (...

Cota honored for last week’s performance in goal

By Chris Corso

September 20, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

Emily Cota, senior goalkeeper of the Massachusetts women’s soccer team, spent the first six games of the 2012 season watching from the sidelines. The Green Lane, Pa., native took advantage of her two starts this past wee...

Minutewomen sweep away UNH, BU

By Jeffrey Okerman

September 16, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team toppled New Hampshire, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon at Rudd Field. Goals from Moa Mattsson and Hlin Gunnlaugsdottir separated UMass (4-4) from the visiting Wildcats (1-6-1) on the scoreboard, ...

Emily Cota out as starting goalkeeper, for now

By Cameron McDonough

September 7, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

Emily Cota has lost the starting job. Cota led the Massachusetts women’s soccer team to a berth in the Atlantic 10 championship game and posted a 12-4-1 season record last season. But she lost the starting position. ...

Minutewomen bring mix of youth and experience to 2012 season

By Chris Corso

September 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

It’s all about three things this year for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team: youth, inexperience and goalkeepers. Leading the Minutewomen, who lost in the Atlantic 10 title game, is third-year coachEd Matz, whose goal is to bring UMass its sixth conference title in school histo...

Minutewomen have rhythm heading into postseason

By David Martin

November 3, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

For the third consecutive season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has played well enough to earn itself a seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament and is looking to win its first conference title since 1997. This season, however, marks the first time in three years that the Minutewo...

Trio of Minutewomen looked to carry offense through postseason

By Scott Cournoyer

November 3, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Minutewomen have made the dance again. For its third consecutive season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has qualified for the Atlantic 10 tournament which begins Thursday when the No. 4 Minutewomen travel to Dayton, Ohio to take on No. 5 Saint Bonaventure at 5 p.m. at Baj...

2 victories, 1 spot closer to Atlantic 10 tournament

By David Martin

October 23, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

As the hunt for the postseason heats up, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team increased its chances for a spot in the Atlantic 10 tournament with two 1-0 victories against St. Bonaventure and Duquesne in its final two regu...

UMass heads on road in search of 4th-straight win

By David Martin

September 26, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

For the last game of its non-conference schedule, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team will travel to Dartmouth and try to win its fourth consecutive match on Burnham Field on Tuesday evening. The Minutewomen (5-2-1...

Minutewomen win on corner kick

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

September 22, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

Corner kicks have been an area of weakness for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team so far this season. Through their first eight games, the Minutewomen have 25 corner kicks, converting on a very low percentage. That, however, was not the case Thursday af...

Minutewomen to host Bears Thursday

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

September 21, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

Behind late goals, sound defense and stingy goalkeeping, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has won its last two games. The Minutewomen’s next challenge comes Thursday, when they host Brown at Rudd Field. Last year, UMass came ...