Massachusetts Daily Collegian

George Washington falls to JMU, Butler defeats Fordham

By Jason Kates

May 1, 2013

The James Madison baseball team used an eight-run eighth inning to defeat George Washington, 14-5, on Sunday, winning the weekend series two games to one. Going into the bottom of the eighth with a 6-5 lead, the Dukes (20-23,...

Minutewomen’s quest for fifth straight A-10 title begins Friday

By Patrick Strohecker

April 26, 2013

At the beginning of the season, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team’s one goal was to win the Atlantic 10. Now, the Minutewomen (15-2, 7-0 A-10) are only two games away from making that goal complete. After ending the regular season on a 12-game winning streak and runni...

Emma Mendoker returns to UMass rotation, Caroline Raymond remains fixture

By Kaitlin Boyer

April 23, 2013

The strength of the Massachusetts softball pitching rotation was questionable in the beginning, but it is something that continues to ascend as the season progresses. And Caroline Raymond (11-8) has played a pivotal role in cleaning up a...

UMass tennis falls to Xavier in A-10 semifinals

By Ryan Barry

April 23, 2013

The Massachusetts tennis team saw its season come to an end Saturday with a 4-0 loss to Xavier in Charlottesville, Va., in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals. The match ended a run for the Minutewomen (16-6, 7-2 A-10) after beating Dayton...

UMass softball’s Tuesday doubleheader at Rhode Island postponed

By Joey Saade

April 23, 2013

Tuesday’s scheduled doubleheader between the Massachusetts softball team and Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I., has been postponed to April 30. The decision was made due to reports of impending inclement weather forecasts over the area. F...

UMass softball swept in home doubleheader, winning streak snapped

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 22, 2013

The Massachusetts softball team had its seven-game winning streak snapped on Sunday as it wound up with its first losing streak since March 23 after losing both games in a doubleheader against George Washington. The Co...

UMass basketball prevails over GW to advance to A-10 quarterfinals

By Stephen Hewitt

March 15, 2013

NEW YORK — With their backs against the wall, members of the Massachusetts men's basketball team turned to one of their point guards to come up with some of their biggest plays of the season. No, it wasn't Chaz Williams, but T...

UMass hoops survives in spite of rebounding woes, foul trouble

By Stephen Sellner

March 15, 2013

NEW YORK – It took a sneaky Chaz Williams steal on the George Washington offensive end to save the Massachusetts men’s basketball team in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament. Down by three with 12 seconds le...

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Charlotte clinches top seed

By Michael Downs

November 7, 2012

The Charlotte men’s soccer team defeated George Washington, 2-1, on Saturday en route to winning its second Atlantic 10 regular season title in three years. Charlotte struck first, scoring in the fifth minute of play when Thomas Alle...

Playoffs on the line as UMass hosts Bonnies, Dukes

By Nick Canelas

October 25, 2012

Following his team’s 4-0 loss to Charlotte last Friday, Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch preached to his players the importance of “getting a result” in Sunday’s match at George Washington if the Minutemen have any ...

Minutewomen put together goal outburst in Senior Day win

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 23, 2012

It wasn’t hard for the seniors to smile after the Massachusetts women’s soccer team dismantled a struggling George Washington team, 4-0, on Senior Day on Sunday afternoon. But those smiles came with heavy hearts, as the seniors now say goodbye to Rudd Field. UMass coach Ed Matz ...

Kyllie Magill, Minutewomen walk off with A-10 title

By Nick Canelas

May 14, 2012

In a season filled with mercy rules and lopsided victories, the Massachusetts softball team opted to save the theatrics for the Atlantic 10 tournament. Just one day after Tiffany Meeks came through with a clutch, two-on, two-out single...