Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Bomben scores career-high 16 in Minutewomen’s 8th straight loss

By Daniel Malone

January 6, 2013

The losses have been piling up for the Massachusetts women's basketball team, and Sunday's 57-55 defeat at the hands of Dartmouth was no less dramatic than many of the others. After fighting through offensive strug...

UMass focusing on themselves to prepare for Mississippi

By Jeffrey Okerman

December 7, 2012

For a moment, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team appeared to be righting the ship following a 65-61 win over Ohio. However, since that five-game skid-snapping win, the Minutewomen (2-7) have fallen victim to both Miami (Ohio)...

Timbilla rising to the occasion

By Daniel Malone

December 5, 2012

With only two seniors returning for the 2012-13 season, Massachusetts women’s basketball coach Sharon Dawley wasn’t about to lament over the many burdens facing her relatively inexperienced squad; someone among UMass’ five...

UMass travels to the Buckeye State for battles against Ohio and Miami (Ohio)

By Peter Cappiello

November 29, 2012

A change of scenery could be just what the doctor ordered. After going winless in a two-game homestand against Hartford and Holy Cross, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team leaves the Mullins Center for the Buckeye ...

Final hurdle trips up Minutewomen

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 27, 2012

With just over four minutes left to play on Sunday, a light at the end of the tunnel shone bright. But when the final buzzer blew, that light had been expunged. For the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, the buzzer meant the 63-...

Video: UMass vs Quinnipiac Women’s Basketball Highlights

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

November 17, 2012

Jesse Mayfield-Sheehan highlights the UMass women's basketball team's match up against Quinnipiac Friday night. Women's Bball Highlight Reel from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Jasmine Watson joins 1,000 point club in Minutewomen blowout win

By Daniel Malone

November 11, 2012

For three years, senior co-captain Jasmine Watson had toiled endlessly in, more often than not, losing efforts for the Massachusetts women's basketball team. Quietly, she went about her work as the Minutewomen's dominating low...

Fresh-faced UMass out to prove itself in 2012-13 campaign

By Peter Cappiello

November 10, 2012

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team has something to prove this year. After finishing last season with an 8-21 overall record and a 3-11 mark in the Atlantic 10, the Minutewomen kick off their 2012-13 season on Saturday...

Sharon Dawley fostering family atmosphere in Amherst

By Daniel Malone

November 9, 2012

She wouldn’t be able to hide it even if she tried. Sharon Dawley’s considerable Massachusetts roots are unmistakeable to even the most casual of acquaintances. It takes only a subtle hint of the Revere native’s accent...

Women’s basketball picked to finish 15th in A-10 preseason poll

By Daniel Malone

October 25, 2012

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team was picked to finish 15th out of 16 teams, according to the Atlantic 10 Conference’s preseason coaches poll released Wednesday. The Minutewomen, who are guided by third-year coach Sharon Dawl...

Turnovers coming back to haunt Minutewomen

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 14, 2012

With just four games remaining before the close of the season, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team finds itself in a fight to keep from finishing at the wrong end of the Atlantic 10 standings. Heading into the final stretch of the...

Minutewomen look to solve defense, turnover woes

By Eric Mansfield

February 8, 2012

Before the Massachusetts women’s basketball team went on their most recent six-game losing streak, it held Rhode Island to 39 points, a feat the Minutewomen had not accomplished since 2005. While it’s important to note that the Rams (1-...