Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Despite her early success, humbled Becky Stoyle strives for more

By Joey Saade

March 26, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

In an age when basketball and football dominate the sports headlines across most college campuses, track and field is a sport that usually takes a back seat. That is, until athletes like Becky Stoyle make some noise and jump their way onto the scene — literally. Stoyle, a sophomore and Pemb...

UMass women’s track and field gets off to strong start

By Joey Saade

January 24, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Massachusetts women’s track and field team has kicked off its 2013 indoor season in stellar fashion, having successful  performances in both of their meets so far. In their most recent meet at the Sorlion Invitational in Rhode Islan...

UMass women’s track and field opens indoor season at URI this weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

December 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Massachusetts women’s track and field coach Julie LaFreniere can’t speak highly enough about how hard her team has been working during fall training, and she thinks the new season looks promising. The Minutewomen will ...

Women’s cross country wraps up season, men’s with strong showing

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

November 15, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The Massachusetts women’s cross country team closed out its season at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships in Madison, Conn., last Friday, finishing 22nd out of 37 teams. Sophomore Katie Powers led the pack for the...

Cross country star Rachel Hilliard excels in academics and athletics

By Jackson Alexander

October 10, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Massachusetts women’s track and field coach Julie LaFreniere received an e-mail in mid-March that perplexed her. The e-mail, from the academic services within the athletic department, notified her that all women’s s...

UMass cross country competes over weekend

By Kaitlin Boyer

October 2, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Despite finishing 34th out of 40 teams, the Massachusetts women’s cross country team gained some valuable experience at the Paul Short Invitational on Friday at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. The young squad competed ag...

Four news faces succeed for Minutemen

By Ben Lambert

October 11, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

As the sun set on Franklin Park in Boston, the Massachusetts cross-country teams had overcome a variety of different obstacles to turn in two strong performances. The men’s team had four new faces among its top five finishers,...

Cross-country teams to compete in New England Championships

By Eric Mansfield

October 7, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross-country teams will travel to Franklin Park in Boston this Saturday to compete in the New England Championships. The meet will include many of the top teams from New England including Providence, Harvard, Dartmouth and Boston College. This meet will ...

Minutewomen finish eighth in BC Invitational

By Eric Mansfield

September 13, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts women’s cross country team took an eighth place finish in the Boston College Invitational this past Saturday. The 10-team meet included some of the top programs from around New England. Boston College,...