Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass women’s cross country ties for first at mini-meet

By Arthur Hayden

October 29, 2013

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

The Massachusetts women's cross country team excelled in its shortest race of the season on Friday. The team placed first at the CCSU Mini-Meet alongside No. 4 Providence with 78 points in the three kilometer race. The UMass harriers faced off against only 15 other squads. Among them, many teams did not field their...

UMass tennis opens season with clean sweep of Providence

By Andrew Cyr

October 1, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2013 fall season, cleanly sweeping Providence 7-0 in its opener on Saturday. UMass defeated Providence in every match it played, winning all three doubles matches and all seven si...

UMass-Lowell moves into first place, Providence defeats BC

By Jason Kates

March 6, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The No. 7 UMass-Lowell hockey team moved into first place in the Hockey East Association after defeating Merrimack 3-1 on Sunday. The River Hawks (21-9-2, 15-8-2 HEA) were led by junior winger Josh Holmstrom, who tallied two...

UMass men’s hoops travels south for Puerto Rico Tip-Off

By Stephen Sellner

November 15, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team didn’t have much time to dwell over its come-from-behind victory over Harvard in its season opener. That is, unless the members of the team did it on a plane ride to Puerto Rico. UMass...

Michael Pereira lifts UMass hockey to convincing win over PC

By Cameron McDonough

November 10, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Things finally started to click for Michael Pereira on Friday night. The junior forward was held scoreless in the Massachusetts hockey team’s first six games of the season, but he finally broke through Friday night in UMass'...

Minutemen finally hold third period lead

By Patrick Strohecker

November 10, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

No lead has been safe for the Massachusetts hockey team so far this season. But, Friday night, UMass (3-4, 2-4 Hockey East Association) finally found the recipe for success and put together arguably its best complete-game performance, shutting out Providence  4-0...

Minutemen not taking unranked Providence for granted Friday

By Nick Canelas

November 8, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

It’s been nearly a month since the Massachusetts hockey team has gone up against an unranked opponent this season. The Minutemen will finally get a break from ranked opponents when they host Providence Friday at 7 p.m. However, like ...

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 ...

Minutewomen to battle Mother Nature in home opener

By Nick Canelas

October 5, 2011

Filed under Sports, Tennis

After inclement weather washed away the opening match against Providence this weekend, the Massachusetts tennis team will kick off dual match play against Connecticut on Wednesday at the Mullins Courts. The Minutewomen were antic...

Minutewomen open season against old foe Providence

By Jeffrey Okerman

September 28, 2011

Filed under Archives, Sports, Tennis

Saturday’s Oct. 1st season opener marks the first time since 2006 that Providence and the Massachusetts tennis team meet in dual match play. Arriving at the Mullins Courts at 1 p.m. for the weekend clash, Providence will be looking to...

Podcast – Hockey: Salvaging crew

By Nick O'Malley

February 14, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Sports Podcasts

Nick O'Malley and Steve Levine talk hockey in the newly renovated podcast room. After a tough loss to BU and a tie against Providence, Nick and Steve discuss how the Minutemen have lived up to expectations and begin to look down the road. Right-click, save as to download: 2-13 C...

Shots, rebounds important for Mass Attack’s scoring ability

By Steve Levine

February 14, 2011

Filed under Hockey

While the Massachusetts men’s hockey team is still searching for its identity, the Minutemen understand what they need to do to be successful – take a lot of shots and score ugly goals. The Minutemen did both over the weekend...