Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen to rely on midfield on 2010

By Steve Levine

September 9, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

After going 7-7-3 last season for its worst mark since 2005, the  Massachusetts men’s soccer team knows that most important aspect of this season will be the play of its midfield. The Minutemen aren’t coming off the best season of UMass coach Sam Koch’s tenure,...

Minutemen suffer first loss of season to Harvard

By Herb Scribner

September 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

Even though the Massachusetts men’s soccer team fell to Harvard, 3-2, it can at least hold its head up high knowing it went down fighting. “We talk a lot about how we decide who wins or who loses,” UMass coach Sam Koch said. “I think for about 75 percent of t...

Craft gets off to hot start to begin season

By Steve Levine

September 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

Bryant Craft is making good on a promise he made earlier this summer when he said he was going to elevate his game. The junior forward from Worcester, Mass. has two goals in the Minutemen’s first two games. His first came in the season opener against Boston Univers...

Minutemen suffer first loss of season to Harvard

By Herb Scribner

September 6, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

- Click here for our season preview on the Minutemen. Even though the Massachusetts men’s soccer team fell to Harvard, 3-2, it can at least hold its head up high knowing it went down fighting. “We talk a lot about how we de...

Minutemen earn draw in first contest

By Steve Levine

September 6, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

Had it not been for a broken play in the defensive end, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team could have started its season with a victory instead of a tie. Boston University scored the first goal of the contest early in the first half when a UMass defender botched a clearing attem...

Familiar faces return for Minutemen for 2010 campaign

By Herb Scribner

September 6, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team may have built a strong enough roster to bypass speculated struggles this season. “We’re looking forward to the season, we want to be back to the Atlantic 10 tournament, to the NCAA tournament,” UMass coach Sam Koch said. “...

Midfield unit looks to lead UM in 2010

By Steve Levine

September 6, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

After going 7-7-3 last season for its worst mark since 2005, the  Massachusetts men’s soccer team knows that most important aspect of this season will be the play of its midfield. The Minutemen aren’t coming off the best season of UMass coach Sam Koch’s tenure, ...

Fordham snaps UMass’ five-game unbeaten streak

By David Brinch

October 3, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team had no trouble generating offense in its past three games, all of which were shutout victories for the Minutemen. However, UMass could not put away any scoring opportunities Saturday ...