Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Legendary UMass softball coach Elaine Sortino dies after battle with cancer

By Nick Canelas

August 20, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News, News, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Elaine Sortino, the longtime head coach of the Massachusetts softball team, whose impact both on and off the field knew no bounds throughout her legendary career, died Sunday night after a nearly two-year battle with cancer. She...

Minutewomen snap 11-game skid against Dayton

By Jeffrey Okerman

March 26, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Sunday was a day of firsts for the Massachusetts softball team. After dropping their Atlantic 10 opener against Dayton (8-13, 2-1 A-10) on Saturday, the Minutewomen (3-16, 1-1 A-10) bounced back with a 14-12 win on Sunda...

Minutewomen look to bounce back at Buzz City Classic

By Stephen Hewitt

March 2, 2011

Filed under Softball

Following a disappointing winless showing at the Cathedral City Classic last weekend in California, the Massachusetts softball team will try and reverse its fortunes this weekend when it travels to Woodstock, Ga. to play a f...

Minutewomen head to USF for invitational

By Adam Miller

March 4, 2010

Filed under Softball

No matter how successful the Massachusetts softball team is, it tends to struggle the most at the beginning of the season. At the same time last year, the Minutewomen came out of their second invitational of the season 2-3, but...