Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Powerhouse defense key for UMass in clash with Hawks

By Cameron McDonough

March 12, 2012

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

In a 14-5 win, one might expect the offense to be the story of the game, but it was the defense that led the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team to victory on Saturday. The No. 5 Minutemen (6-0) held Hartford (1-4) to four...

Defense, physicality big in UM’s win over No.20 Brown

By Stephen Sellner

March 6, 2011

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

Saturday’s 9-6 win over Brown showcased the No. 9 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s recurring theme of defensive unity and physicality. “I think it was a good group effort,” said sophomore defenseman Jake Smith. ...