Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Amherst College criticizes Harvard on Emily Dickinson Archives

By Kristin LaFratta

November 7, 2013

Filed under Five College News, Local News, News

The recent launch of Harvard’s online Emily Dickinson Archives, a compilation of hundreds of images of Dickinson’s original manuscripts, has received critical backlash from Amherst College, Harvard’s historical rival on al...

UMass men’s soccer loses seventh game in a row

By Patrick Strohecker

September 23, 2013

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

In a matchup of winless opponents, something had to give. The Massachusetts men’s soccer team headed to Ohiri Field on Sunday to take on Harvard with both teams poised and ready to break into the win column. Harvard was ...

UMass men’s lacrosse tops Harvard in a defensive struggle

By Nick Canelas

February 23, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

CAMBRIDGE – The No. 5 Massachusetts men's lacrosse team has a team objective to hold its opponents to eight goals or less each game. Although they won their first two contests, the Minutemen failed to reach that mark. On...

UMass men’s lacrosse moves on to Harvard

By Nick Canelas

February 21, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

When the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s flight home from Atlanta landed on Sunday, its 12-11 comeback win over No. 4 North Carolina became ancient history. It no longer mattered that the Minutemen (2-0) overcame a...

BC crushes Northeastern for fourth straight Beanpot title

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 14, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

After a scoreless first period of play, the Boston College hockey team exploded for four goals in just more than nine minutes in the second period en route to a 6-3 win over Northeastern. The victory signaled more celebrations for...

UMass baseball Beanpot title defense to take place at Fenway

By Daniel Malone

February 12, 2013

Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

If the Massachusetts baseball team is to defend its 2012 Baseball Beanpot title, it'll do it within the confines of one of the most cherished professional stadiums in American history – Fenway Park. The 2013 Baseball Beanpot...

Kevin Roy lifts Northeastern to Beanpot final against BC

By Chris Corso

February 7, 2013

Filed under Archives, Conference Notebooks, Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Freshman forward Kevin Roy's first-career hat trick was enough to carry the Northeastern hockey team past Boston University, 3-2, in the Beanpot semifinal at TD Garden on Monday.               The Huskies (8-13-3,...

Jesse Morgan makes strong case to return to starting lineup with big game

By Stephen Hewitt

November 14, 2012

Filed under Archives, Men's Basketball, Sports

The last couple of weeks hadn’t exactly been favorable for Jesse Morgan. The Massachusetts men’s basketball shooting guard was suspended from the team’s Nov. 3 exhibition game and then didn’t start in his regular position in the starting lineup in...

Sampson Carter emerges as unlikely hero in season-opening win

By Stephen Hewitt

November 13, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

It hadn’t exactly gone according to script. Sampson Carter has never been the most athletic or talkative player in the gym in his time in Amherst. Calmly and quietly, the Massachusetts men’s basketball forward has gon...

UMass beats Harvard at buzzer in ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off game

By Stephen Sellner

November 13, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

For almost 39 minutes, 59 seconds, Sampson Carter couldn’t buy a basket. He was 0-for-2 from the field, including a missed lay-up, and after missing the final 30 games of last year with a hip injury and not suiting up for ...