Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Power play a strength for UMass this season

By Cameron McDonough

November 29, 2012

Filed under Archives, Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team has made its fair share of improvements this  season, but perhaps the biggest of all is its special teams play. Last year, the Minutemen struggled on both the power play and its penalty kill, finishing sixth in Hockey East  with a power play percent...

UNH stays undefeated, BC wins fourth straight game

By Joey Saade

October 29, 2012

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

A last-minute, game-winning goal in the third period by John Henrion lifted the New Hampshire hockey team to a 4-3 victory over Northeastern in Durham, N.H., on Friday. With 53 seconds remaining in regulation, Henrion found...

UNH takes down BU, Boston College wins home opener

By Joey Saade

October 24, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The New Hampshire hockey team held home ice with a dominating 4-1 victory over Boston University on Saturday night. The Wildcats (3-0-0, 1-0-0 Hockey East Association) scored two first-period goals within 18 seconds to take a 2-1 lead; one which they would never relinquish. Trailing by one, UNH forward John Henrion scored t...

Women’s rugby cruises to victory over Northeastern

By Kat Kent

October 16, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Rugby

The Massachusetts women’s rugby team scored twice in the first 15 minutes of Saturday’s game against Northeastern and never looked back, as the Minutewomen cruised to a 30-5 victory at home. The scorers for the Minutewomen includ...

Northeastern freshmen lead upset over BC

By Kaitlin Boyer

October 16, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Hockey

The Northeastern hockey team received goals from three of its freshmen to pull off a 3-1 win over top-ranked defending champion Boston College on Saturday. The Huskies (2-0-0, 2-0-0 Hockey East) were quick to score with a goal from freshman forward ...

Minuteman come back falls short against Northeastern Saturday.

By Kat Kent

October 2, 2012

Filed under Club Sports, Sports

Heading into Saturday’s match at Northeastern, Massachusetts men’s rugby coach Anthony Neverson was well aware of the challenges lying of ahead for him and his team. However, his team was unable to succeed on those challenges as the Minutemen fell, 30-22, despite a s...

Minutewomen back home Friday

By Matt Levine

September 14, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Massachusetts field hockey team coach Carla Tagliente said that her team has nothing to worry about with No. 7 Northeastern  visiting Garber Field on Friday. “I don’t think we feel any pressure at all,” she said. “All of the ...

Former Northeastern forward transfers to UMass

By Nick Canelas

September 13, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Rob Dongara is the newest member of the Massachusetts hockey team. The former Northeastern forward has transferred to UMass and is officially enrolled at the school after two years with the Huskies. Dongara chose the Minutemen ...

UMass wins 1500th, hosts power-heavy Richmond this weekend

By Taylor C. Snow

May 4, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team tallied its 1500th win in club history on Wednesday, with a 7-6 victory over Northeastern. The visiting Huskies struggled defensively throughout, and the Minutemen wasted no time as they took advantage o...

Minutemen face back-to-back games in Maine this weekend

By Nick Canelas

February 17, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The timing could not have been better for the Massachusetts hockey team. After coming up short in their first 11 tries, the Minutemen (10-13-5, 6-11-4 Hockey East) finally notched their first road win of the season last Friday, stunning then-No. 1 Bo...

Last-second goal lifts Merrimack past struggling UMass

By Scott Cournoyer

February 5, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

A night after a heartbreaking 4-3 overtime loss to Northeastern on the road, the Massachusetts hockey team dropped another close one Saturday night at the Mullins Center, this time to No. 4 Merrimack, 4-3. With just two seconds rema...

Minnesota claims top spot; Northeastern crushes Irish

By Jeffrey Okerman

December 7, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Minnesota men’s hockey team scored an empty net goal to defeat Michigan Tech, 5-3, and extend its 10-game unbeaten streak in the first of two victories the squad notched against the Huskies last weekend. Following the...