Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass field hockey hits the road looking to clinch top playoff spot

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 31, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

At the end of every regular season, teams start paying closer attention to the conference standings and start fighting to get the best spots in the playoff brackets. This year, the No. 12 Massachusetts field hockey team is fighting for the top spot in the Atlantic 10. The Minutewomen...

UMass field hockey remains undefeated in A-10 play with win over VCU

By Jason Kates

October 28, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Just two days after defeating conference rival Richmond in a penalty shootout, the No. 12 Massachusetts field hockey team was victorious once again, this time defeating Virginia Commonwealth 3-1. The Minutewomen (14-4, 5-0...

UMass field hockey to host tough A-10 competition over the weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 24, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 12 Massachusetts field hockey team will host two of its toughest Atlantic 10 conference opponents this weekend, including its biggest rival in the league. On Friday, the Minutewomen will host Richmond at 1 p.m., an...

UMass field hockey shines on Senior Day

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 21, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 10 Massachusetts field hockey team honored its six seniors by giving them all the start on Senior Day on Sunday. The team followed up by defeating Saint Joseph’s by a score of 9-1. The Minutewomen paid tribu...

UMass field hockey ready for crucial homestand

By Jason Kates

October 17, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After sweeping its latest three-game road trip, the 10th-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team returns to Garber Field for a pivotal four-game stretch, beginning this Friday against Atlantic 10 opponent La Salle. The Min...

UMass field hockey preparing for conference play

By Jason Kates

October 10, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After concluding the non-conference portion of its season with wins over in-state rivals Northeastern and Boston University, the No. 11 Massachusetts field hockey team looks to carry that momentum over into Atlantic 10 play. UMas...

Delario returns to Minutewomen lineup after knee injury

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 13 Massachusetts field hockey team is getting a boost on offense with the return of freshman midfielder Izzie Delario. “It’s a huge help getting her back. She obviously generates quite a bit of our attack,” UMa...

Lock Haven remains atop A-10 field hockey

By Andrew Cyr

October 9, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Lock Haven field hockey team won its seventh consecutive game this weekend with a 4-0 victory over Sacred Heart. The Lady Eagles’ (10-2) offense came mainly from Nakira Downes and Taylor Kennedy who scored two goals apiece...

Second-half surge leads UMass to victory over BU

By Jason Kates

October 7, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 13 Massachusetts field hockey team scored three unanswered goals in the second half to defeat in-state rival Boston University 3-1 on Sunday afternoon in the final non-conference game of the season. A two-goal performance fro...

UMass field hockey bounces back against Northeastern

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 3, 2013

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 13 Massachusetts field hockey team bounced back while on the road after two straight home losses, defeating Northeastern 2-0 on Wednesday. After suffering back-to-back losses, a win puts the team on the right track. “I...

UMass field hockey set for road trip starting Wednesday

By Jason Kates

October 2, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After two straight home defeats, the No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team will begin a three-game road trip on Wednesday night when it travels to Boston to take on Northeastern in a non-conference matchup. The Minutewomen (7-4) come...

Second half struggles plague UMass field hockey over the weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 30, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

For the first time this season, the No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team lost two games in a row, and both losses were due in part to weaker performances late in the game. The Minutewomen (7-4) gave up two goals to New...