Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass men’s lacrosse makes CAA Tournament with win and some help

By Nick Canelas

April 29, 2013

Just two weeks ago, the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team had a difficult task in front of it after falling to 0-4 in Colonial Athletic Association play with a loss at home to Drexel. The Minutemen not only needed to win their final two games, but they also needed plenty...

UMass offense awakens, still fall to Drexel

By Cameron McDonough

April 13, 2013

Usually it’s been the offense that has let the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team down. On Saturday, it was the other way around. The Minutemen (5-7, 0-4 Colonial Athletic Association) put together one of their top offensive...

UMass men’s lacrosse enters potential must-win scenario against Drexel

By Nick Canelas

April 12, 2013

Kyle Smith has been through his share of ups and downs in his career with the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team. He's suffered losing streaks and won a conference championship. He's battled for playing time and has scored game-winning goals. He's even experienced a perfect regular seaso...

UMass looks to carry offensive rhythm into matchup with St. Joe’s

By Nick Canelas

March 28, 2013

It's not too often that Will Manny and Kyle Smith aren't on a lacrosse field together. The seniors have played on the same attack unit for the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team since they were sophomores and have established themsel...

UMass men’s lacrosse wins pair of games over break

By Cameron McDonough

March 25, 2013

While students at the University of Massachusetts were on spring break, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team was trying to reverse its recent struggles. And that’s exactly what the Minutemen did with a pair of victories over No. 16 Lehigh and Hartford. UMass defe...

UMass tries to end losing streak in CAA opener against Penn State

By Nick Canelas

March 15, 2013

With 19 years of experience to lean on, Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella is confident in his philosophies as a head coach. Like many coaches, he believes in strong physical and mental preparation. He also ...

UMass men’s lacrosse with steady approach against No. 4 UNC

By Nick Canelas

February 13, 2013

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team fell victim to its relatively weak schedule last season. The Minutemen (1-0) took full advantage of underachieving non-conference opponents and a down year in the Colonial Athletic Association on their way to an undefeated regular s...

Lacrosse bringing Kyle and Norm Smith together

By Stephen Sellner

February 13, 2013

Massachusetts men’s lacrosse attackman Kyle Smith constantly surveys the opposing defense when the Minutemen have the ball in their offensive zone. In the matter of a possession, the ball is moved quickly from one end of...

Kyle Smith, Zachary Oliveri shine in UMass’ exhibition win over Siena

By Cameron McDonough

February 4, 2013

Saturday afternoon was the Kyle Smith show at Garber Field as the No. 13 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team finished its preseason exhibition schedule with a come-from-behind, 14-7 win against Siena. The senior attack...

Kyle Smith making 2012 a breakout year

By Jackson Alexander

April 13, 2012

Entering the season, there were plenty of players who were poised for breakout seasons on the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team. Connor Mooney, Colin Fleming, Mike Fetterly and Ryan Izzo all could have conceivably made the j...

Monster 2nd half propels UMass

By Jackson Alexander

April 9, 2012

When Towson’s Andrew Hodgson notched his team’s second goal of the afternoon with 3.9 seconds remaining in the first half, it appeared that the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team would be in for a tight affair on Senior Day...

Men’s lax tops No. 12 Ohio State, improves to 3-0

By Stephen Sellner

February 27, 2012

The No. 10 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team reeled off nine of the final 10 goals on Saturday to pave the way to a 9-3 win over No. 12 Ohio State at Ohio Stadium to continue its roaring start to the 2012 campaign. Coli...