Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass announces 2011 schedule, holds Pro Day event

By Dan Gigliotti

April 5, 2011

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team held its annual Pro Day at McGuirk Stadium on March 25, announcing its 2011 schedule. The schedule is highlighted by the second-annual Colonial Clash at Gillette Stadium against New Hampshire on Oct. 22 and a...

Strong start, tough finish for Minutemen campaign

By Jay Asser

December 1, 2010

Filed under Archives

Though the Massachusetts football team put forth a notable effort and made an impression this season, it came up one win short of advancing to the postseason “In the end, it was a disappointing season because we didn’...

Minutemen out of playoff picture with loss

By Dan Gigliotti

November 21, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

The Massachusetts football team hoped to earn a bid to the Football Championship Subdivision playoff tournament, but its hopes of doing so faded in the final minute of Saturday’s game against Rhode Island. The Rams crushed the Minutemen’s postseason hopes, as a l...

Minutemen playoff dreams on the brink as URI nears

By Jay Asser

November 17, 2010

Filed under Football

After playing nearly the entire regular season, the Massachusetts football team finds itself in a position where it can control its own fate. The Minutemen will look to make their case for a postseason berth with a win over conference-rival Rhode Island on...

Top-ranked Delaware trounce Minutemen

By Jay Asser

November 14, 2010

Filed under Football

In its final home game of the season, the Massachusetts football team suffered a 45-27 loss to second-ranked Delaware after battling uphill all afternoon on Saturday at McGuirk Stadium. The matchup featured two of the top offen...

Havens and offense having success with decline of turnovers

By Jay Asser

November 9, 2010

Filed under Football

The results for Massachusetts quarterback Kyle Havens this season have been drastically different than in his first year as a starter in 2009. The cause of those results has been one UMass coach Kevin Morris’ biggest goals: holding on to the ball. Last season as a junior, Ha...

Havens leads UMass win over Maine

By Dan Gigliotti

November 7, 2010

Filed under Football

Kyle Havens has put up some record-breaking performances as the signal caller for the top-ranked offense in the Colonial Athletic Association this season. He broke a personal record on Saturday, throwing a career-high three...

Minutemen come back, down Dukes 21-14

By Jay Asser

October 31, 2010

Filed under Football

Following consecutive losses for the first time this season, the Massachusetts football team rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat James Madison on the road, 21-14. The No. 18 Minutemen (5-3, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association...

Daily Collegian.com Sports Podcast: JMU Preview

By Nick O'Malley

October 29, 2010

Filed under Podcasts, Sports Podcasts

Nick O'Malley and beat writer Jay Asser talk about the struggling Minutemen after their poor showing at Gillette Stadium against UNH and preview their next matchup against James Madison. Click here to download the podcast. Also ...

Receiver Anthony Nelson filling big shoes left by Victor Cruz, Jeremy Horne

By Jay Asser

October 27, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

The loss of former wide receivers Jeremy Horne and Victor Cruz has not been felt by the Massachusetts football team this season, due in large part to transfer Anthony Nelson. The senior, now is in his first and only season at...

Video: The Colonial Clash

By Nick O'Malley

October 25, 2010

Filed under Sports Videos, Videos

Colonial Clash Highlights from Daily Collegian on Vimeo. UMass took on UNH in the first annual Colonial Clash at Gillette Stadium. Over 30,000 fans were in attendance to see the first college football game ever played at Gillette. The...

Minutemen blown out by New Hampshire at Gillette Stadium

By Dan Gigliotti

October 24, 2010

Filed under Football

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Gillette Stadium provided a brand new setting for college football on Saturday and a rivalry which dates back over 100 years, as the Massachusetts football team met with New Hampshire. However, a f...