Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Three top 10 teams fall, shaking up the FCS poll

By Nick Canelas

September 26, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

The Richmond, William & Mary and Montana football teams all slipped in the top 10 of the Football Championship Subdivision rankings this week, with the Spiders being the only team able to hold a top 10 spot after all three...

UMass announces 2011 schedule, holds Pro Day event

By Dan Gigliotti

April 5, 2011

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team held its annual Pro Day at McGuirk Stadium on March 25, announcing its 2011 schedule. The schedule is highlighted by the second-annual Colonial Clash at Gillette Stadium against New Hampshire on Oct. 22 and a...

Minutewomen look to make it five-straight against Seawolves

By Nick Bellofatto

March 10, 2011

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

The No. 19  Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team under UMass head coach Angela McMahon is off to its best start (5-0) since 1986. During the ’86 campaign, the Minutewomen began its season undefeated through six games, and with a win over Stony Brook this Saturday, t...

BC claims top seed in HEA Tournament

By Amy Chaunt

March 10, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Whittemore Center Arena this past weekend was ecstatic, as Boston College sophomore forward Pat Mullane clinched a 4-3 win for the Eagles after scoring the game-winning goal over New Hampshire Saturday. BC finished their regular season with a 26-7-1 record under their belt, compared to last sea...

No. 18 UMass finishes road trip against UNH

By Jackson Alexander

March 2, 2011

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Women's Lacrosse

The No. 18 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team will complete its three-game road trip on Wednesday when it takes on New England rival New Hampshire. The Minutewomen are coming off a 16-7 win against Siena, a win that improved th...

Paul Thompson scores game-winner for UNH

By Matt Strong

February 8, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

Senior forward Paul Thompson contributed a game-winning effort for the second consecutive weekend on the road to help the New Hampshire hockey team to a 5-4 victory over Maine Saturday night at the Whittemore Center. With...

UNH, Merrimack have strong weekend

By Matt Strong

January 31, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

The New Hampshire hockey team continued its great play this weekend with a sweep of Providence. Friday night’s matchup saw senior forward Mike Sislo notch his 100th career point in collegiate play for the No. 7 ranked Wildcats...

BC edges UML, Northeastern ties Maine

By Stephen Sellner

January 24, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Hockey

Jimmy Hayes nettled two goals for the Boston College men’s hockey team to help defeat the University of Massachusetts Lowell 5-3 on Saturday night at Kelley Rink. The contest was knotted at two entering the final frame, however,...

Trio of CAA teams still left in Football Championship field

By Scott Cournoyer

December 9, 2010

Filed under Football

The NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs continue this weekend, as the field of remaining eight teams prepare for their quarterfinal matchups. The Colonial Athletic Association has three teams remaining in...

Eagles victorious in battle between Boston schools

By Eric Mansfield

December 6, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Hockey

Boston College completed a weekend sweep of Boston University with a 5-2 win Saturday. Sophomore Steven Whitney scored two goals, junior Cam Atkinson added one and senior goaltender John Muse made 29 saves for the No. 8 Eagles. BC...

Terriers, Black bears tie, Henrion leads UNH over River Hawks.

By Stephen Sellner

November 9, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

John Henrion tallied a goal and an assist as New Hampshire topped UMass Lowell, 2-1, on Saturday. The sophomore beat River Hawks goalkeeper Doug Carr on a backhanded shot from close range at the 13 minute, 25 second mark in the second period. Dalton Speelman gave the Wildcats an early advantage,...

No. 1 BC sweeps Denver

By Stephen Hewitt

October 18, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Hockey

After a 2-0 road shutout victory to begin its season and defense of a national championship, the No. 1 Boston College hockey team hit the road to Denver, Colo., this past weekend to take on No. 8 Denver in a two-game series. The...