Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Batter box key for Eagles matchup

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

April 12, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

With a thick conference schedule ahead, the Massachusetts baseball team will look to keep its offensive streak alive as it prepares to take on Boston College on Wednesday. The offense, despite getting off to a cold start, has turned up the thermostat, with UMass (9-14, 3-3 Atlantic 10) posting just shy...

Sorenson strong after leaving UVM

By David Martin

April 12, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

When a baseball player enters a game, no matter how late in the season, he reflects both on how he thinks the game will go and how he feels the game should go, based on everything he knows about the teams, the field and the game itself. Sometimes when it is least expected, life takes a shocking turn in a...

Minutemen can’t generate offense in loss to UConn

By Eric Mansfield

April 7, 2011

Filed under Baseball

A fifth-inning rally that saw Connecticut plate four runs helped secure a 7-1 win over the Massachusetts  baseball team Wednesday. The loss was the fourth for the Minutemen in the last six games. UMass coach Mike Stone was...

Minutemen split weekend series against Albany and Fordham

By Eric Mansfield

April 4, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team traveled to Fordham’s Houlihan Park this weekend, splitting a pair of highly-contested games to hosts Fordham and Albany. Fordham (16-9) walked off with a victory in the first half of the doubleheader, defeating UMass (8-11), 6-5, while UMass came right ...

Minutemen lose back-to-back games

By Scott Cournoyer

March 29, 2011

Filed under Baseball

After rattling off five wins in a row, including the first two games of its Atlantic 10 opening series against George Washington last weekend, the Massachusetts baseball team has cooled off a bit, losing back-to-back games now...

UMass baseball looking to continue winning ways

By David Martin

March 29, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Coming strong off of a 2-1 weekend series against George Washington, the Massachusetts baseball team looks to continue its winning trends in Worcester against Holy Cross on Tuesday afternoon. The Minutemen (6-9, 2-1 Atla...

Minutemen season already underway

By David Martin

March 22, 2011

Filed under Baseball

New seasons often provide fresh starts. For the Massachusetts baseball team, this year comes with a promising pitching rotation and a youthful starting roster.   With their season already underway, the Minutemen (4-8) are ...

New bats make difference for collegiate baseball across country

By Scott Cournoyer

March 22, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

NCAA baseball was introduced to aluminum bats before the 1974 college season. Since then, all schools across the three divisions use metal bats due to the trajectory of the ball and the way it favors the offensive aspect of the game....

Minutemen features variety of familiar veterans

By Michael Counos

March 22, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

As the grass and dirt of Earl Lorden Field becomes visible, the crack of metal bats and leather mitts can be heard as the Massachusetts baseball team prepares for their season in search of a second Atlantic 10 appearance in the past ...

Offense struggling in early season

By Eric Mansfield

March 22, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Through the first nine games of the season, the Massachusetts baseball team had one win, a 2-1 defensive battle against Toledo highlighted by a strong pitching performance from junior Glen Misho. Misho’s skill led him to be named C...

UMass falls short of A-10 tournament despite victory

By Steve Levine

May 24, 2010

Filed under Baseball

There wasn’t much more the seniors could do on Senior Day. The seniors carried the Massachusetts baseball team in defeating La Salle in its final game of the season, 15-8. The victory was bittersweet for the Minutemen, h...

Minutemen drop fifth straight to visiting Huskies

By Steve Levine

April 7, 2010

Filed under Baseball

26 runs, 34 hits and nine home runs. The Massachusetts baseball team hoped it could be on the better end of both teams’ offensive outbursts, but instead, the Minutemen fell to Connecticut, 15-11 in the final game of a home-and-home...