Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Villanova moves into tie for best conference record

By Scott Cournoyer

November 2, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

Thanks to a 28-7 victory over Richmond on Saturday, Villanova moved into a three-way tie for the best record in the Colonial Athletic Association. The win marks the Wildcats’ third-straight victory, continuing a home winning streak that now stands at 15, including 23 wins in the last 24 home games. ...

Wingo earns weekly conference honors

By Jackson Alexander

November 2, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

Charlotte’s Macky Wingo was named the Atlantic 10 Women’s Soccer Player of the Week, while Richmond’s Becca Wann and La Salle’s Renee Washington shared the Rookie of the Week award. Wingo scored five goals in two games this week and helped her team take the top spot in the conference tournamen...

Video highlights: Richmond defeats UMass

By Nick O'Malley

October 18, 2010

Filed under Football, Videos

UMass vs. Richmond highlights from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Zono’s comeback fuels second half surge

By Pete Vasquez

October 17, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Senior midfielder Makaela Potts said it herself. The Massachusetts field hockey team is a second half team. Frustrated, yet never panicking in either deficit they faced this weekend, the Minutewomen (9-6, 3-0 Atlantic 10) grabbed ...

Homecoming matchup opens second half for UMass

By Jay Asser

October 13, 2010

Filed under Football

After three consecutive road games and a bye week, the Massachusetts football team heads back to McGuirk Alumni Stadium for Homecoming against a wounded Richmond squad on Saturday. The No. 20 Spiders (2-3, 0-2 Colonial Athletic...

Teams open up Atlantic 10 schedule

By Stephen Hewitt

October 5, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks

With the non-conference portion of the schedule just about complete, the field hockey teams in the Atlantic 10 are looking forward to engaging in conference play starting this week. The road to the A-10 Championship, which will take place one month from today...