Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Sara Plourde, Lindsey Webster win A-10 weekly honors

By Amy Chaunt

April 4, 2011

Junior Saint Joseph’s player Bernadette Moran was awarded the title of Atlantic 10 Conference Softball Player of the Week. Massachusetts’ Sara Plourde, meanwhile, was named the Pitcher of the Week, and Lindsey Webster was na...

George Washington jumps teams in A-10 standings

By Matt Catizone

February 7, 2011

Strong back-to-back games have made the George Washington women’s basketball team relevant again in the Atlantic 10. After suffering through a brutal 11-game losing streak which saw the Colonials (7-15, 2-6 A-10) lose...

Highlights: UMass basketball defeats URI

By Scott Cournoyer

January 31, 2011

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Trip to Puerto Rico benefits UMass

By Nick Bellofatto

January 23, 2011

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had a very busy winter break. The athletes left UMass after finals week, headed to Puerto Rico in late December for their annual trip and ended it all in Rhode...

Minutemen out of playoff picture with loss

By Dan Gigliotti

November 21, 2010

The Massachusetts football team hoped to earn a bid to the Football Championship Subdivision playoff tournament, but its hopes of doing so faded in the final minute of Saturday’s game against Rhode Island. The Rams crushed the Minutemen’s postseason hopes, as a l...

Atlantic 10 predictions

By Adam Miller

November 16, 2010

Also see: Predictions from around the A-10 Last season, we got a chance to see the potential of the Atlantic 10 with as many as six teams on the bubble of making the NCAA tournament at the end of the season. This year, the A-...

Musketeers down Gamecocks, McCallum sisters lead 49ers.

By Stephen Sellner

November 15, 2010

Ta’Shia Phillips’ double-double led the Xavier women’s basketball team over South Carolina, 84-65, on Friday night in USC’s Colonial Life Arena.  Amber Harris led all scorers with 21 points for the Musketeers, while...

A-10 preseason wraps up

By Nick Bellofatto

November 9, 2010

On Monday night, the Atlantic 10 men’s basketball season opened with a game between Rhode Island and No. 4 Pittsburgh. However, before the Panthers defeated the Rams 83-75, there were many preseason games underway that could prove to be sig...

Villanova trounces Maine during CAA weekend

By Scott Cournoyer

October 18, 2010

Villanova quarterback Chris Witney put on a passing display Saturday as the Wildcats scored their way to victory on the road against the Maine, winning, 48-18. Villanova’s (4-2, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) second...

UMass plays first A-10 road game against struggling URI

By Herb Scribner

October 12, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team starts its second Atlantic 10 weekend when it travels to Rhode Island for a match between the New England rivals. “They’re a team that can beat you, there’s no question,” UMass coach Sam Koch said. “They’r...

Minutemen still sputtering in second half

By Steve Levine

October 12, 2010

The tide has turned for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team as it dives deeper into Atlantic 10 play. After beginning the season 1-3-5, the Minutemen won a convincing 2-0 decision against Xavier on Friday to open conference play. On Sunday, UMass tied Dayton...

Minutewomen put undefeated record on line against URI

By Scott Cournoyer

October 12, 2010

In another Atlantic 10 matchup, the Massachusetts tennis team will travel to Rhode Island on Wednesday, looking to remain undefeated this season in conference play. The team will be without one of its up-and-coming freshman, Yuliana Motyl, as she continues to batt...