Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass continues on at GW fresh off tough loss

By Stephen Sellner

February 3, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Basketball, Sports

Coming off its narrow, overtime defeat at last place Rhode Island on Wednesday, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team heads to the nation’s capital to take on George Washington on Saturday night. After running past Saint L...

Putney staying out of foul trouble; leads team in def. rebounds, blocks

By Jackson Alexander

February 1, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

With almost half of the Atlantic 10 season in the books for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, one thing has become evident; it’s a different team with Raphiael Putney on the court. Last Saturday, the 6-foot-9 forward...

UM hits road fresh off signature win

By Stephen Sellner

February 1, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

Fresh off its signature win over Saint Louis, the first place Massachusetts men’s basketball team returns to action at last place Rhode Island tonight as the Minutemen continue on with its Atlantic 10 schedule. UMass...

Dayton takes early Atlantic 10 lead

By Taylor C. Snow

January 24, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

Prior to winter break, the Atlantic 10 conference standings stood unscathed, with all 14 teams posting zeros in their conference win-loss columns. By the break’s end, each team had made its mark on the conference, with all trying...

A-10 crowns two tournament champions

By Nick Canelas

November 28, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

It took convincing wins over three power-conference schools, but the Saint Louis men’s basketball team was crowned champions of the 76 Classic tournament after beating Oklahoma 83-63 on Sunday night. Senior forward Brian...

UMass undefeated streak reaches 7 games

By Scott Cournoyer

October 12, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team lost a 2-1 heartbreaker on the road at Harvard back in early September. In the seven games since then, the Minutewomen have yet to lose another game. UMass (8-2-2, 2-0-1 Atlantic 10) increased it...

Canepa, Schwartz provide spark for Minutemen

By Stephen Hewitt

October 10, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer

At a scoreless stalemate and with less than a half to play in Sunday afternoon’s matchup against Saint Louis, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team was searching for a much-needed spark. Coming off a heartbreaking, d...

Charlotte dominates Saint Joseph’s

By Amy Chaunt

April 11, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

For Charlotte’s baseball team, offense was the key to success over the weekend against Saint Joseph’s. The 49ers defeated the Hawks Saturday afternoon and in a double header Sunday, improving their record to 8-1 in the Atlantic 1...

Minutewomen sweep visiting Billikens Sunday

By Steve Levine

April 4, 2011

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Massachusetts softball team appears to have a full head of steam as it rolls through its conference schedule. The Minutewomen (13-14, 5-3 Atlantic 10) swept Sunday’s doubleheader at the UMass Softball Complex agains...

Plourde goes the distance again for Minutewomen

By Pete Vasquez

April 4, 2011

Filed under Softball, Sports

After junior Sara Plourde collected her eighth career no-hitter, she followed it up just two hours later with 1.2 additional hitless innings of relief as the Massachusetts softball team swept Saint Louis in Sunday afternoon’s...

George Washington jumps teams in A-10 standings

By Matt Catizone

February 8, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

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...