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Fall: a season of change

September 15, 2016

Defense key for UMass women’s basketball moving forward

By Joey Saade

November 14, 2013

The Massachusetts women's basketball team didn't get off to the start it hoped for in last weekend's season-opening slate of games. And a lack of defense was primarily the reason why. The Minutewomen dropped both of their ...

UMass hockey set to face BC with goalie situation in doubt

By Cameron McDonough

November 14, 2013

Believe it or not, there was a team that put on a bigger offensive display than New Hampshire did against the Massachusetts hockey team last weekend. Unfortunately for the Minutemen, that team is next on their schedule. ...

Minutemen starting to prepare for season opener

By Mark Chiarelli

October 17, 2013

With 25 days remaining until the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is scheduled to face Boston College at TD Garden, the team has reached a crossroads in the practice schedule, somewhere in between the initial exciteme...

UMass women’s track and field ends indoor season on high note

By Joey Saade

March 6, 2013

The Massachusetts women's track and field squad shut the books on its successful indoor season this weekend at the ECAC Championships in a familiar fashion — with strong overall performances. Coming off of challenging ...

Lacrosse 2013

February 13, 2013

Check out the Daily Collegian's coverage of the men and women's lacrosse teams for the beginning of the new season. UMass men’s lacrosse with steady approach against No. 4 UNC UMass returns to Amherst for home opener a...

NHL Lockout ends: Where do UMass fans stand?

By Jason Kates

January 30, 2013

On Sept. 16, 2012, at midnight, the NHL officially locked out its players for the second time in eight years. But after 119 days of back-and-forth negotiations between team owners and players, hockey fans finally got the news...

UMass 2012-13 hockey season comes with change, hope for improvement

By Patrick Strohecker

October 12, 2012

The 2012-13 Massachusetts hockey team already has a different feel to it from last season. Coming off a 13-18-5 season that saw a bunch of up’s and down’s and ended with a share of eighth place in the Hockey East Assocation, the Minutemen made their first big move in the sum...

Competition brewing in net for UMass

By Cameron McDonough

October 12, 2012

There is an intense competition brewing at Massachusetts hockey practices for the upcoming season. It’s for the coveted starting goalkeeper position, and is between sophomores Kevin Boyle and Steve Mastalerz, and junior Jeff Teglia. So far, first-year UMass coach John ...

Canelas: The time to start winning is now for UMass hockey

By Nick Canelas

October 12, 2012

It was just five years ago that the Massachusetts hockey team was arguably the biggest winter attraction in Amherst. The Minutemen were in the midst of the best season in program history: They made the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history while spending the majority of the 2...

John Micheletto makes coaching debut against UConn Friday

By Nick Canelas

October 12, 2012

Massachusetts hockey coach John Micheletto is approaching his first game as a head coach the same way his wife, a college professor, approaches exam day. “Our work is predominantly done once we show up for the game,” Micheletto...