Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Stroke of bad luck for Massachusetts against No. 5 Connecticut

By Peter Cappiello

October 4, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey

Following a  4-2 win over No. 24 Maine on Sunday afternoon, the Massachusetts field hockey team could not capitalize on its momentum as it fell to No. 3 Connecticut, 2-0, to wrap up a six-game homestand on Wednesday evening at...

UMass wrap six-game homestand against No. 3 Connecticut

By Peter Cappiello

October 3, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After topping 24th-ranked Maine, 4-2, in an offense-minded battle on Sunday at Garber Field, the Massachusetts field hockey team will look to capitalize on its momentum as it wraps a six-game homestand on Wednesday evening...

Minutemen face back-to-back games in Maine this weekend

By Nick Canelas

February 17, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The timing could not have been better for the Massachusetts hockey team. After coming up short in their first 11 tries, the Minutemen (10-13-5, 6-11-4 Hockey East) finally notched their first road win of the season last Friday, stunning then-No. 1 Bo...

Eagles survive against UNH; Maine, Northeastern sweep

By Patrick Strohecker

February 2, 2012

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

Barry Almeida scored the game-winning goal for Boston College just over three minutes into overtime to help the Eagles (16-10-1, 12-7-1 Hockey East) complete a weekend sweep of New Hampshire (9-14-2, 6-11-1 HEA). The seventh...

Pendagast starts at QB in 32-21 loss to Maine

By Steve Levine

November 13, 2011

Filed under Football

Raymond Pendagast’s first collegiate start at quarterback didn’t turn out the way he hoped as the Massachusetts football team committed three late turnovers to give No. 13 Maine a 32-21 victory at Morse Field on Saturda...

CAA ends weekend with three-way tie for 1st place

By Clinton Angus

November 9, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

After the dust settled from another weekend of football in the Colonial Athletic Association, the conference is feeling top-heavy with a three-way tie for first place. Currently, Maine, New Hampshire and Towson each have 5-1...

Minutemen look to play spoiler for top-seeded Maine

By Steve Levine

November 7, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

With just two games remaining in both its season and in the Football Conference Subdivision, the Massachusetts football team will try and leave a lasting impression on the conference before it moves on to the Football Bowl ...

Brown kicks Monarchs past JMU, Maine still undefeated

By Christopher Corso

November 1, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

Old Dominion kicker Jarod Brown’s right leg was arguably the most valuable player in Saturday’s contest between the Monarchs and James Madison. Old Dominion captured a 23-20 lead early in the fourth quarter that it woul...

Black Bears rally, Towson wins

By Greg Romagna

October 25, 2011

Filed under Football

The No. 8 Maine football team scored 23 fourth quarter points, including the last 16 points of the game, to stun then-No. 18 Richmond on Saturday, 23-22. With the victory, Maine improved its record to 6-1 and 4-0 in the Colonial Athletic Association and increased its win streak to f...

ASU, Delaware drop off, Maine jumps up the board.

By Nick Canelas

October 5, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports

After getting off to a near perfect start to their respective seasons, both the Appalachian State and Delaware football teams took a nose dive in the Football Championship Subdivision Top 25 poll after poor performances this weekend. Previous...

Mass Attack sneaks into HE tournament with draw over Maine

By Pete Vasquez

March 6, 2011

Filed under Hockey

As the overtime buzzer sounded at Saturday night’s home game against Maine, the Massachusetts hockey team gathered in a circular embrace as the Mullins Center roared around them. UMass (6-21-6, 5-16-6 HEA) clinched the f...

Dainton propels Minutemen to playoffs

By Steve Levine

March 6, 2011

Filed under Hockey

In the last game of the regular season, the captain of the Massachusetts men’s hockey team stepped up when his team needed him most. Paul Dainton single-handedly saved the Minutemen’s season Saturday by making a sle...