Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Former players, colleagues reflect on the life of Elaine Sortino

By Nick Canelas

September 3, 2013

It was May 4, 2012, and the Massachusetts softball team was in the midst of the longest game in team history. UMass and Fordham were tied 1-1 in the top of the 17th inning and the Minutewomen had a runner on third base with...

Minutewomen to face tough Atlantic 10 competition over weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 5, 2013

The Massachusetts softball team is riding a four-game winning streak heading into a weekend of big conference games. The Minutewomen (6-16, 3-1 Atlantic 10) will take on Fordham on Friday at 3 p.m., and Saturday at noo...

Home opener against BC to serve as a new start for Minutewomen

By Kaitlin Boyer

March 27, 2013

The Massachusetts softball team will look to end its early season struggles when it returns to Amherst for its home-opener against Boston College Wednesday. The Minutewomen (3-16, 1-1 Atlantic 10) began to take a step forwar...

UMass looks to turn season around after numerous non-conference losses

By Kaitlin Boyer

March 27, 2013

The Massachusetts softball team’s 2013 season has gotten off to quite the shaky start. The Minutewomen have only won three out of their first 16 games so far, which is unusual for a team that has always shown dominance right from the start. Last year was a successful one w...

Errors hurting UMass softball early on

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

March 27, 2013

The Massachusetts softball team has struggled early on with an inexperienced pitching staff. And the play of the fielders hasn’t made the job any easier. The Minutewomen have committed 51 errors in the first 19 games, so...