Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen begin NCAA Tournament play Saturday against Virginia

By Jason Kates

November 14, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After winning its second consecutive Atlantic 10 championship, the No. 10 Massachusetts field hockey team will make its 24th appearance in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday when it faces No. 7 Virginia in the first round. T...

UMass men’s basketball enters 2013-14 season with heightened expectations

By Patrick Strohecker

November 7, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s finally time. In the month and a half since official practices started in late September, the buzz and energy surrounding the Massachusetts men’s basketball team has continued to grow. And with Sunday’s season...

Refocused: Raphiael Putney hopes to bounce back with strong senior season

By Mark Chiarelli

November 7, 2013

Filed under Archives, Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Raphiael Putney is a seafood guy. Apart of the program Athletes in Action this summer, a religious-based basketball retreat, Putney traveled to Spain for a two-week stint and participated in the program’s basketball tour...

Back where he belongs: Derrick Gordon ready to finally step in for UMass

By Patrick Strohecker

November 7, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The last time Massachusetts men’s basketball guard Derrick Gordon played in an NCAA game, he was on the nation’s biggest stage. As a freshman at Western Kentucky in 2012, Gordon led the Hilltoppers to the second round of the NCA...

Building his palace: Cady Lalanne primed for big season with Minutemen

By Mark Chiarelli

November 7, 2013

Filed under Archives, Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Cady Lalanne receives a bounce pass from point guard Chaz Williams in the post, standing with his back to the basket on the left block. Williams’ pass is threaded dangerously, reaching around a defender as he practic...

VCU pulls off upset, Saint Louis hangs on in overtime

By Ross Gienieczko

September 10, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The Virginia Commonwealth men’s soccer team rallied in dramatic fashion late Sunday night, stunning No. 13 Maryland on its own turf, 3-2. The Rams (1-1-1), who trailed 2-0 with just under 20 minutes to play, staged a furious...