Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Baseball heads into Temple clash

By Scott Cournoyer

April 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Right now, the Massachusetts baseball team is clicking on all cylinders. UMass (15-14, 8-4 Atlantic 10) is hitting for power all over the lineup, playing solid defense around the diamond and, more importantly, pitching like an A-10 elite team. The Min...

Minutemen beat Maine at home

By Scott Cournoyer

April 26, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Winning is contagious, and for the Massachusetts baseball team, it’s becoming a regular thing. UMass (15-14, 8-4 Atlantic 10) used a five-run fifth inning outburst to defeat Maine, 11-5, at Earl Lorden Field yesterday afterno...

Bats coming alive for Minutemen

By Taylor C. Snow

April 26, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team is on an offensive tear right now as it pulls closer to a potential bid in the Atlantic 10 conference tournament. At the start of the season, UMass’ (15-14, 8-4 A-10) biggest strength w...

Baseball off to best A-10 start since 2001

By Scott Cournoyer

April 24, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Many might not have noticed, but the Massachusetts baseball team is off to its best start in the Atlantic 10 in years. After taking the weekend series against Saint Louis, UMass (14-14, 8-4 A-10) is over .500 for the first...

UMass bats come alive in Saint Louis

By Taylor C. Snow

April 23, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

On Sunday afternoon, the Massachusetts baseball team took its second win of a three-game series, defeating Saint Louis in a 12-0, 17-hit blowout. The Minutemen (14-14, 8-4 Atlantic 10) struck big early against Damian Rivera and SLU (26-13, 8-7 A-10), who did not record an out ...

Baseball heads to Saint Louis for weekend series

By Christopher Corso

April 19, 2012

Filed under Baseball

Fresh off of its Beanpot championship on Wednesday night, the Massachusetts baseball team will head to Saint Louis this weekend for a conference series with the Billikens. Currently, UMass (12-13, 6-3 Atlantic 10) sits just above...

UMass holds on to early lead for Beanpot title

By Chris Corso

April 19, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team held on for an 8-7 victory following a furious Harvard rally yesterday in the team’s first trip to the Beanpot title game since 2009. The Minutemen (12-13, 6-3 Atlantic 10) seemed to h...

Minutemen drop 2-of-3 at St. Joes

By Chris Corso

April 16, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team grabbed a win in the finale of a three-game series with Saint Joseph’s to avoid a sweep this weekend in Philadelphia. Minutemen (11-12, 6-3 Atlantic 10) senior pitcher Joe Popielarczyk dazzled...

1st place Minutemen starting off well against A-10 foes

By Taylor C. Snow

April 13, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

It has been 11 years since the Massachusetts baseball team won the Atlantic 10 regular season title, but its headed in the right direction starting off the season with a 5-1 conference record. Having won their first two...

Rich Graef walks-off twice as Minutemen slide into first place

By Taylor C. Snow

April 10, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team finished off its first three-game sweep of the year on Saturday, as it beat La Salle and moved into first place in the Atlantic 10 conference. Most recently, UMass (9-10, 5-1 A-10) defeated t...

Dennis Torres, Anthony Serino heating things up for Minutemen

By Scott Cournoyer

April 10, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

As of late, the Massachusetts baseball team has pitched its way to wins. Considering that at the beginning of the season there was no sure-fire ace, no player has helped the rotation more than junior Dennis Torres, who...

Minutemen baseball taking 2-1 nail-biter

By Chris Corso

April 6, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

When Leif Sorenson finished the game, he finished in style. In the opener of a three-game series with La Salle, the Massachusetts baseball team grabbed a 2-1 victory on Thursday, when closer Sorenson struck out pinch-hitter Kevin Conroy, ultima...