Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Alabama rolls on, Maryland embarrassed by Florida State

By Matthew Zackman

October 8, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The No.1 Alabama football handled Georgia State with ease Saturday, rolling over the newest addition to the Football Bowl Subdivision, 45-3. Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron threw just a single incompletion in the first half, going 15-of-16 for 166 yards and four touc...

UMass shuts out Ohio State, suffers first loss to Syracuse

By Jason Kates

September 16, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

An early second half goal by sophomore Brooke Sabia gave the No. 7 Massachusetts field hockey team a 1-0 victory over Ohio State Saturday afternoon in the Syracuse Invitational. After a scoreless first half, Sabia scored he...

Gonzaga gets knocked out, FGCU’s Cinderella run continues

By Jason Kates

March 26, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

For the first time in NCAA Tournament history, a 15-seed will be playing in the Sweet 16 after Florida Gulf Coast wreaked havoc in the South region with its upsets of seventh-seeded San Diego State and No. 2 seed Georgetown in ...

Ohio State and Notre Dame stay undefeated, Gators beat in-state rival

By Kat Kent

November 28, 2012

Filed under Football, Sports

Ohio State defeated Michigan 26-21 on Saturday, completing an undefeated season and adding fuel to the fire of the two schools’ intense rivalry. The Buckeyes (12-0, 8-0 Big Ten Conference) are ineligible to compete for the...

Men’s lacrosse travels to face Brown

By Jackson Alexander

March 2, 2012

Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Another game, another test on the road for the No. 7 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team. On Saturday, the Minutemen will play their third road game of the season, when they travel to face Brown in Providence, R.I. Brown recently garnered consideration for this week’s USILA Co...

Experience paying dividends in tough road contests

By Stephen Sellner

March 2, 2012

Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Winning on the road in college lacrosse is hard enough, but doing so against two powerful opponents in Army and No. 16 Ohio State takes it to a whole other level. Statement victories over the Black Knights and Buckeyes has the No. 7 Massachusetts men’s...

Lax Podcast: No. 10 Minutemen easily scratch off No. 12 Buckeyes

By Stephen Sellner

February 27, 2012

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

Lacrosse beat writers Stephen Sellner and Jackson Alexander discuss UMass' blowout victory over the No. 12 Ohio State squad.   Men's Lax Podcast...

Men’s lacrosse victorious in home opener at Garber Field

By Jackson Alexander

February 21, 2012

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

On Saturday, the Will Manny Show made its first stop at Garber Field of the season. The junior attackman tallied three goals and four assists as the No. 10 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team defeated then-No. 12 Bucknell, 11...

Kentucky, Syracuse sit atop national ranks

By Taylor C. Snow

February 6, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The top five teams remained in tact in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll, with Kentucky responsible for 97 percent of the No. 1 votes. The Wildcats (23-1) cruised last week, outscoring both of their opponents by at...

Peterson leads Richmond to victories

By Scott Cournoyer

September 12, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

After the Richmond field hockey team was unable to claim victory against No. 6 Ohio State back on Sept. 3 in a 2-1 nail biter, the Spiders came back strong over the weekend. Richmond won 3-2 against No. 13 Princeton on t...

Pay-for-play, the only way

By Jay Asser

September 5, 2011

Filed under Football, Sports Columns

Remember when big-time college athletes were amateurs? Yeah, that was a long time ago. Technically speaking, college athletics is still a form of amateurism (smile and wave for the NCAA). But who are we kidding? While univ...