Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Strohecker: Minutemen get fresh start as conference play begins

By Patrick Strohecker

October 3, 2013

The non-conference schedule of the Massachusetts men’s soccer team can best be described like this: few highs and a lot of lows. UMass started the season with a goalless draw against Evansville. Then came a treacherous eight-game losing streak mired by one-goal...

Minutemen unsteady late in games

By Taylor C. Snow

October 16, 2012

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team came out strong in both games of its first homestand in Atlantic 10 conference play. But in each contest, the Minutemen’s (4-5-2, 1-2 A-10) momentum was halted once the second half began. UMass allowed two second-half goals in a 2-0 loss to T...

Minutemen look to get off to fast start in 2012 season

By Patrick Strohecker

September 6, 2012

Arguably one of the greatest parts of sports is that there’s always “next season.” And for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team, next season is now. After stumbling to a disappointing 4-13-2 record last season and finishing in 12th place out of 14 teams in the Atlantic 10, t...

Josh Schwartz looks to build off strong freshman year

By Nick Canelas

September 6, 2012

Josh Schwartz always knew he wanted to play sports in college. He played soccer and hockey growing up and was passionate about both, but as he got older his coaches gave him the inevitable truth: he had to choose one or the other. It wasn’t until the end of his high school tenure t...

Team ready to play on the road, according to Koch

By Stephen Sellner

October 14, 2011

Playing on the road is no easy task; just ask the Massachusetts men’s soccer team. The Minutemen (3-9-0) have yet to win a true road contest this season, posting a 0-5 record in which they were outscored 10-1. However, UMass coach Sam Koch said the team’s early season road woes...