Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

UMass drops two straight at home over weekend

By Jason Kates

September 30, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team dropped its second straight game at home, falling to No. 2 Maryland 4-1 on Sunday afternoon. Going into the half trailing only 1-0, the Minutewomen (7-4) gave up three second hal...

UMass field hockey hopes to continue success at home

By Jason Kates

September 24, 2013

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

With two games remaining in a three-game homestand, the seventh-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team continues to find success at Garber Field, as it has started out the season 4-0 at home. The Minutewomen (7-2), coming off...

Richmond’s enjoys success, Lock Haven continues win streak

By Matthew Zackman

September 24, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

After starting the season with four straight losses, including two overtime contests, the Richmond field hockey team improved its record to .500 after beating Columbia 3-1 on Sunday. The Spiders (4-4, 0-0 Atlantic-10) were...

UMass begins homestand with 5-1 victory over Hofstra

By Jason Kates

September 23, 2013

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

In its two losses this season, the No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team was done in by a lack of shot attempts offensively. Brooke Sabia wouldn’t let it happen again on Sunday. The sophomore scored two goals on 1...

Penalty corner plays key to UMass offensive attack

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 23, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team’s offense looked strong again in its 5-1 win over Hofstra on Sunday, and there was one important aspect that has been a recurring key to the Minutewomen’s play throughout the seas...