Massachusetts Daily Collegian

No. 19 UMass kicks off A-10 Tournament vs Temple

By Peter Cappiello

November 1, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The 19th-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team will get a little déjà vu when it takes on Temple in the Atlantic 10 semifinals Friday at Garber Field. The two teams also met in last year's semifinal in Philadelphia when the third-...

No. 16 Richmond favorite to defend A-10 title

By Matt Levine

November 1, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The 16th-ranked Richmond field hockey team has claimed the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament, which begins Friday at Garber Field, for the second straight season. Last year, Richmond rolled through the A-10 tournament, pitching...

Minutewomen open tournament with finals rematch

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 1, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

When the dust settled on the final day of regular season play, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team found itself tied for seventh-place in the Atlantic 10 standings with both Charlotte and Richmond. However, to the delight of the Minu...

UMass tennis sweeps UConn with ease

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 18, 2012

Filed under Archives, Sports, Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team pulled together as a team on Wednesday and swept Connecticut, 7-0. Ace doubles pair Yuliana Motyl and Chantal Swiszcz won the No. 1 doubles match, 8-5. Sonia Bokhari and Chanel Glasper followed it up wit...

Weekend change ignites goalie competition

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 18, 2012

Filed under Archives, Sports, Women's Soccer

With the Massachusetts women’s soccer team trailing by two goals to Temple at halftime on Sunday, UMass coach Ed Matz decided to make a change. He subbed out goalkeeper Emily Cota for Stephanie Gordon, who lost the starting...

Minutewomen swept in weekend series

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 16, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The final blow of the whistle in Philadelphia on Sunday signaled the end of a dismal weekend for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team. When the dust had settled, it was Temple  that collected the spoils with a 2-0 win over the Minutewome...

UMass field hockey completes perfect homestand with wins over VCU, Saint Louis

By Matt Levine

October 15, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente believes it is monumental for her team to continue improving. On Sunday, that’s exactly what the Minutewomen continued to do, as they won their third straight game with a 3-0 shutou...

Podcast: Women’s Soccer Podcast

By Cameron McDonough

October 4, 2012

Filed under Podcasts, Sports Multimedia, Sports Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Collegian UMass women's soccer beat writers Jeffrey Okerman and Cameron McDonough discuss the Minutewomen's upcoming game against URI and the season until now. Women's Soccer Podcast...

Positives in chances created, but more goals needed

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 4, 2012

Filed under Archives

As the Massachusetts women’s soccer team begins to roll into the heart of the Atlantic 10 conference schedule, goals will come at a higher premium as teams fight to cement themselves as playoff contenders. The Minutewomen (6-6, 1-1 ...

Women’s soccer splits first two conference games

By Chris Corso

October 1, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

It turned out to be a successful weekend for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team, which split its first two Atlantic 10 conference games at Rudd Field. After dropping the Atlantic 10 opener, 4-0, to defending conference champions Dayton on Friday, the Minutewomen (6-6, 1-...

Last-second goal downs UMass field hockey

By Matt Levine

September 24, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 21 Albany field hockey team finished its second-half comeback by scoring on a penalty with only 26 seconds left, beating the Massachusetts field hockey team, 3-2. The game was tied 2-2 with under a minute left on the clock, and as the 25th-ranked Minutewomen (4-6...

Minutewomen bring mix of youth and experience to 2012 season

By Chris Corso

September 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

It’s all about three things this year for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team: youth, inexperience and goalkeepers. Leading the Minutewomen, who lost in the Atlantic 10 title game, is third-year coachEd Matz, whose goal is to bring UMass its sixth conference title in school histo...