Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Historic night for Minutewomen

By Pete Vasquez

October 11, 2010

The Massachusetts field hockey team made history Saturday night at Garber Field when it held Saint Louis without a shot attempt for the entire game in its 4-0 win. Under the lights, with a big crowd on hand, the Minutewomen (6-6, 1-0 Atlantic 10) faced t...

Minutewomen offensive side gains a boost

By Michael Wood

October 11, 2010

It’s no secret that the offensive attack of the Massachusetts field hockey team has struggled this season. Entering Saturday’s home matchup against Saint Louis, the Minutewomen (5-7, 1-0 Atlantic 10) ranked seventh out of eight teams in the A-10 confe...

Minutewomen begin Atlantic 10 schedule against winless Billikens

By Michael Wood

October 7, 2010

After an emotional 2-0 victory over nationally ranked Syracuse last weekend, the focus of the Massachusetts field hockey team is set to do a complete 180 degree turn as it matches up against winless Saint Louis. The win again...

Chance for UMass to learn from previous A-10 struggles

By Pete Vasquez

October 7, 2010

The Atlantic 10 competition has arrived and for the Massachusetts field hockey team, it’s all about lessons learned from the past. The Minutewomen (5-6) face a Saint Louis (0-12) team on Saturday that is still searchi...

Minutewomen take on No.6 Orange Sunday

By Michael Wood

September 30, 2010

The Massachusetts field hockey team has not beaten Syracuse in over 10 years, but the Minutewomen will be looking for their first victory in recent memory Sunday when the Orange head to Garber Field for a 2 p.m. match-up. Syracuse coach Ange Bradley is 12-2 all-time agai...

Composure, determination to drive UMass past Orange

By Pete Vasquez

September 30, 2010

Although the Massachusetts field hockey team faces only one opponent this weekend and is one opponent away from the start of Atlantic 10 play, Sunday’s battle against No. 5 Syracuse in Amherst will provide perhaps the greatest test of character for the Minutewomen this ...

Minutewomen still at the top despite slow start

By Adam Miller

September 27, 2010

There usually isn’t anything encouraging about a sub-.500 record. In fact, in most cases, a situation like what the Massachusetts field hockey team is dealing with would be reason for a red flag. But in this sport, how you fin...

Minutewomen split home series

By Michael Wood

September 26, 2010

The Massachusetts field hockey team returned home after back-to-back losses on the road and began a four-game home stand with a 2-0 victory over Vermont on Friday night and a 1-0 loss to Albany Sunday. The Minutewomen did some ...

Minutewomen square off against Vermont and Albany

By Pete Vasquez

September 23, 2010

Halfway through what has been a rollercoaster of a season, the Massachusetts field hockey team hopes that coming home for two weekend games can jumpstart another uphill climb. The Minutewomen (3-5) will square off against ...

Increase in offense a must for UMass

By Michael Wood

September 23, 2010

Sometimes the best defense is a good offense, but unfortunately for the Massachusetts field hockey team, that’s exactly what has been lacking in its play this season. “The area that we’re most concerned about right now is our goal-scoring ability,” UMass coach Jus...

Sowry and Kelly look for offensive surge against UConn and Yale

By Pete Vasquez

September 9, 2010

After losing three out of its first four games to begin the season, the Massachusetts field hockey team went into practice this week determined to strengthen the lines of communication between the midfield and forward lines, while continually developing its young players. ...

Minutewomen looking to build off 2009

By Michael Wood

September 6, 2010

Amanda Joinson/Collegian- Click here for our breakdown of the Minutewomen's 2010 roster. - Click here for Adam Miller's thoughts on conference scheduling and how it affects UMass. - Click here for coverage of the field ...