Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Dixon pioneering success at UMass

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

November 6, 2012

Massachusetts tennis coach Judy Dixon first got into tennis for the money – all 25 cents of it. As a 10-year-old girl growing up in Montclair, N.J., Dixon would get paid a quarter by her older sister to take her sister’s...

Offense making huge improvements for UMass field hockey

By Matt Levine

October 3, 2012

Before the season started, Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente said that her team’s biggest weakness would be its offense. But after averaging a little over 2.5 goals per game in 11 games this season, Tagliente would like...

Men’s rugby holds off Southern Connecticut after strong start

By Daniel Malone

September 25, 2012

It took an extra week of grueling practices, but the Massachusetts men’s rugby team finally put together the start-to-finish performance it was looking for. UMass followed up a tough loss last week to Middlebury with a 29-22 win over Southern Connecticut State ...