Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Women’s lax dominate weekend

By Jackson Alexander

April 18, 2011

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

For the second straight week, the No. 15 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team won a pair of Atlantic 10 games over the weekend as the Minutewomen took down both George Washington and Richmond to seal the A-10 regular sea...

Looking back on the Minutewomen’s season

By Nick Bellofatto

April 18, 2011

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

The University of Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team captured the Atlantic 10 regular season crown on Sunday with a 14-4 victory over conference foe Richmond. After opening the season against nine non-conference oppo...

Minutewomen prepare for title game rematch

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

April 14, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

The No. 15 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team is nearing the end of its conference schedule, playing two of its final three regular season games this weekend. The Minutewomen (11-2) are on a four game winning streak,...

Xavier clinches A-10 title

By Ben Lambert

February 28, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

With the Atlantic 10 regular season title on the line, Xavier came up big to defeat Temple, 73-66, on Sunday. Forward Amber Harris led the way for the No. 6 -ranked Musketeers (25-2, 14-0 A-10) with 26 points and 12 boards,...

Spider-bitten

By Herb Scribner

January 23, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

Since Atlantic 10 play began, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team adopted a style of play that saw its prolific scorer Anthony Gurley work with the rest of the team in a pass-oriented offense. This was not the case on ...

Second-half offensive attack beats UM

By Jay Asser

January 23, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In its loss to Atlantic 10 foe Richmond, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team had the tough task of defending a Spiders’ offense which went off for 51 of their 84 points in the second half. After an Anthony Gurley 3-pointer...

Richmond and Xavier pace the Atlantic 10

By Stephen Hewitt

January 19, 2011

Filed under Women's Basketball

Following a decisive 66-53 victory over Rhode Island this past Sunday, the Richmond women’s basketball team is off to an undefeated start to its Atlantic 10 conference schedule. The Lady Spiders (12-5, 3-0 A-10) have won by doub...

Kemba Walker begins season for UConn in stellar fashion

By Eric Mansfield

November 29, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Men's Basketball

Connecticut men’s basketball guard Kemba Walker earned Most Valuable Player honors in the EA Sports Maui Invitational, hosted by Chaminade this past week. The junior from the Bronx led the Huskies to a tournament victory with...

Richmond upsets Purdue to win tournament title

By Jackson Alexander

November 29, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Men's Basketball

The Richmond men’s basketball team shocked Purdue, 65-54, on Saturday and took home the Chicago Invitational tournament title. Senior guard Kevin Anderson poured in 28 points and helped the Spiders knock off the No. 8 team...

Atlantic 10 predictions

By Adam Miller

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

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-...

Minutewomen familiar with role as underdog host

By Pete Vasquez

November 4, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey

The Massachusetts field hockey team knows this role all too well. It’s the role of the tournament-hosting team that just snuck into its own dance. That was the Minutewomen last year. They had to win their last three con...

Atlantic 10 tournament set to begin

By Pete Vasquez

November 2, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

With its postseason berth uncertain, one thing was a must for the Richmond field hockey team: win both home games and secure a spot in the final four. Only two seeds remained open as Massachusetts and Lock Haven already solidified their spots as the first two seeds in the Atlantic 10 tournament. Bar...