Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass women’s rowing sweeps four races against Holy Cross

By Ryan Barry

April 9, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Massachusetts women’s rowing team did not have it easy this past Saturday against Holy Cross. Racing on the cold waters of Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, while also facing winds gusting 17-20 miles per hour, was no easy day at the of...

Ferris’ six-goal performance powers UMass past Holy Cross

By Peter Cappiello

March 21, 2013

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

With 24 minutes, 53 seconds remaining in regulation, junior attack Katie Ferris took matters into her own hands. After junior attack Sam Rush snagged a ground ball pickup to send the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team on...

Final hurdle trips up Minutewomen

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 27, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With just over four minutes left to play on Sunday, a light at the end of the tunnel shone bright. But when the final buzzer blew, that light had been expunged. For the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, the buzzer meant the 63-...

Minutewomen frustrated in two home losses over Thanksgiving break

By Daniel Malone

November 26, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women's basketball team hasn't exactly excelled in end-of-game execution of late, but Sunday's 63-59 home loss against Holy Cross set a new low for the Minutewomen this season. UMass (1-5, 0-0 Atlanti...

Regular season nearing an end for Track and Field

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 24, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

With the collegiate track and field regular season quickly coming to a close, teams are beginning to prepare for their conference and regional meets. With those meets in mind, the Massachusetts men’s track and field team trav...

Baseball downed, 4-3, by Holy Cross

By Scott Cournoyer

March 28, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Spring Sports

After the first inning – and a combined four runs scored by both sides – it seemed that the Massachusetts baseball team was going to make yesterday’s game against Holy Cross a high-scoring affair. By game’s end, the ba...

McMahon enters second season at helm of women’s lacrosse

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 16, 2012

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Check out more from the Collegian's Lacrosse Special Issue: UMass lacrosse shy away from NCAA | Women’s lacrosse is returning the bulk of its roster | Asser: Lacrosse teams a great source of UMass pride | Scribner: Everybod...

Minutemen look to take advantage of home ice this weekend

By Steve Levine

November 9, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team is flying high after its most recent victory over No. 1 Boston College on Saturday at the Mullins Center. The Minutemen skated to a 4-2 victory over the Eagles, marking the first time UMass beat a No...

Anderson leads JMU over Spiders

By Christopher Corso

October 3, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

Sophomore Jordan Anderson rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns in a career-performance that fueled a 31-7 victory for the James Madison football team over Richmond at Bridgeforth Stadium on Saturday. The Dukes advanced t...

Minutemen push past Rams at first home game of the season

By Michael Wood

September 18, 2011

Filed under Football

For the second straight week, tailback Jonathan Hernandez carried the No. 21 Massachusetts football team to victory, defeating Rhode Island, 36-27, in the last home opener at McGuirk Alumni Stadium on Saturday night. Her...

Hernandez earns career-high numbers in home opener

By Steve Levine

September 18, 2011

Filed under Football

Jonathan Hernandez’s career game did not come as a surprise for either coach at the Massachusetts football team’s home opener against Rhode Island on Saturday. Hernandez, senior running back, ran for a career-high 16...

UMass jumps 4 spots in ranking

By Michael Wood

September 14, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

The Massachusetts football team moved up four spots to No. 21 in the national Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) rankings this week after defeating Holy Cross in its season opener, 24-16, on Sept. 1. “[It was] certainly an e...