Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass men’s and women’s cross country fails to qualify for NCAA Championships

By Frank Corona

November 19, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

When the Massachusetts men’s cross country team found out where it finished among the 37 teams in the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship on Friday, it wasn’t what it had hoped to hear. The Minutemen had placed 20th in the field, which meant they didn’t qualify for the NCAA Championship and will...

UMass men’s and women’s cross country finish top five in A-10 Championships

By Frank Corona

November 5, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The Massachusetts women’s cross country team took it upon itself to make some noise in the Atlantic10 Championships with a fifth place finish in the 12 team event. The Minutewomen had been riding a bit of a hot streak a...

Cyphers, Copeland lift UMass men’s T&F to fifth place showing

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

January 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

In the first two meets of the season, Massachusetts men’s track and field pole vaulters Michael Cyphers and Gregory Copeland matched each other’s marks. But on Friday, Cyphers rose above Copeland’s mark and into the U...

UMass men’s track opens indoor season Saturday

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

January 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Massachusetts men’s track and field team will be opening its indoor season Saturday at the Yale Invitational, but coming off a break from formal team training, questions linger as to how the team will kick off the season. C...

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...

Track and Field excels at home invitational

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 17, 2012

Filed under Track and Field

As the spring season continues to quickly blossom for the Massachusetts track and field teams, the fruits of their labor are beginning to show. Both the men’s and the women’s squads produced top performances at the UMass invitati...

Track & field host invitational

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 11, 2012

Filed under Track and Field

With the outdoor spring season far more compact than the initial track season in the winter, the track and field teams need all the meet experience they can get before the championship portion of the season begins. For the...

Track and Field finds success in Springfield

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 10, 2012

Filed under Track and Field

With the change of seasons from winter to spring comes the change of venue for all track and field teams. No longer can refuge be taken from the cold in the field houses, and now teams must face sometimes inclement and sometimes beautiful we...

Track squads compete at Reggie Lewis Track

By Jeffrey Okerman

January 30, 2012

Filed under Track and Field

The chase for a school record concluded on Friday night, when the Massachusetts track teams competed at the Reebok Indoor Games. The Minutemen, led by senior Zachary Koncki, finished sixth overall with 45 points. Koncki...

Cross Country concludes season at IC4A

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 27, 2011

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts men’s cross country squad traveled to New York last weekend for one final time in the 2011 season at the 103rd IC4A Championships. Ten Minutemen joined a field of 154, and secured ninth-place out of a field...

Mixed results for cross country teams at New Englands

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 12, 2011

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross country teams traveled to Franklin Park in Boston to compete in the New England Championships over the weekend, as they approach the championship portion of their season. Both the men and women competed in a field of 43 teams. On the men’s side, UMass coll...