Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen end season on a high note with shutout victory over Merrimack

By Patrick Strohecker

March 10, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Saturday night served as one last hurrah for the seniors on the Massachusetts hockey team. With the playoffs out of the picture, the Minutemen (12-19-3, 9-16-2 Hockey East Association) sent their four seniors –Rocco Car...

UMass hockey eliminated from playoff contention in loss to Merrimack

By Cameron McDonough

March 8, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

NORTH ANDOVER - For a moment, it looked like the Massachusetts hockey team had accomplished an unthinkable feat. After trailing for most of Friday’s game against Merrimack, the Minutemen (11-19-13, 8-16-2 Hockey East Association)...

UMass hockey staying poised heading into final regular season weekend

By Nick Canelas

March 7, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Rocco Carzo has had the same Thursday night routine on game weekends for the past three years. He goes to Pasta E Basta with teammates Steven Guzzo, Adam Phillips and Joel Hanley, and orders chicken penne with vodka sauce. After his meal, he goes home, does his laundry then i...

Tiefenwerth and Pereira join forces, lead balanced UMass attack

By Nick Canelas

December 3, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

BOSTON – The last time K.J. Tiefenwerth played alongside Michael Pereira in a hockey game, the two led Avon Old Farms Prep School in Connecticut to a New England Division I Prep Championship. The two were reunited on Saturday night a...

UMass bounces back with offensive explosion to earn weekend split

By Cameron McDonough

December 3, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

BOSTON – What a difference 24 hours can make. On Friday night the Massachusetts hockey team was shutout by Northeastern senior goalie Chris Rawlings, but Saturday night was a different story as UMass lit up the goal sheet ...

Minutemen settle for tie against No. 18 Quinnipiac

By Nick Canelas

November 26, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team has had more than its share of ups and downs early this season, but one thing that has stayed consistent through its first 11 games has been the play of the special teams units. Saturday night was no exception as the Minutemen registered both a shorthande...

Carzo captains success on and off the ice

By Nick Canelas

October 30, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Rocco Carzo had a simple message for his teammates before his first game as co-captain of the Massachusetts hockey team against defending national champion Boston College on Oct. 19. “Just keep it calm,” he said, “keep it ...

No. 13 BU completes weekend sweep of Minutemen with comeback win

By Nick Canelas

October 29, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Massachusetts hockey coach John Micheletto hoped that his team learned a valuable lesson after blowing a 3-0 third period lead to Boston College in a 5-4 defeat Oct. 19. It appears his team is still learning. This time around, UMa...

UMass hockey blows another late lead, still learning to close games

By Cameron McDonough

October 29, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

It may have been a different weekend, but it was the same story for the Massachusetts hockey team as it failed to close out yet another game at home. This time, the Minutemen blew a 2-0 lead to Boston University on Saturday night and ...

Rocco Carzo making early impact in 2012

By Cameron McDonough

October 26, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Before the Massachusetts hockey team gave up a 3-0 lead in the final period of last Friday’s game against then No. 3 Boston College, forward Rocco Carzo was stealing the show. The senior captain had the first multi-goal game of his career against the Eagles. He scored the game’s first...

UMass hockey blows late three-goal lead, falls to Boston College in OT

By Patrick Strohecker

October 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Playing in front of a Mullins Center crowd of 7,678, the Massachusetts hockey team surrendered four third period goals and then the eventual game-winner in overtime to No. 3 Boston College in a 5-4 loss on Friday night. ...

Minutemen cruise to 3rd-straight victory

By Scott Cournoyer

November 13, 2011

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team has won three straight games. Not only does that include its victory last weekend over Boston College, but two victories this past weekend. The night after thrashing Holy Cross, 7-2, the Minutemen pus...