Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Popielarczyk emerging as team ace

By Chris Corso

April 1, 2012

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team’s star on the hill so far this season has clearly been senior right-hander Joe Popielarczyk. Announced Monday of last week, Popielarcyzk was honored as the Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week,...

UMass hosts Albany in weekend series

By Chris Corso

March 29, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team will host a weekend series against Albany, beginning with a doubleheader at noon on Saturday at Earl Lorden Field. The Minutemen (4-8) come off of a heartbreaking loss in their home opener against...

McLam, Conley leading the charge

By Scott Cournoyer

March 29, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Being a sophomore often means going through “growing pains.” In the case of Rob McLam, however, little traces of hardship are apparent whenever he steps to the plate for the Massachusetts baseball team. McLam has burst onto the college sce...

Young arms contributing early

By Taylor C. Snow

March 29, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

With seven of the 15 pitchers on the staff freshmen, the Massachusetts baseball team is an undeniably youthful group of ballplayers. A pitching staff primarily made up of freshmen could be considered problematic – espe...

Special Issue: UMass Baseball and Softball Season Preview

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

March 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Softball

Baseball Minutemen roster filled with encouraging young future Heading into the 2012 baseball season, the Minutemen are relying on scrappy baseball and other techniques from their roster. UMass baseball looks to rebound from disappointin...

Minutemen roster filled with encouraging young future

By Chris Corso

March 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball

After months of preparation for the 2012 season, the Massachusetts baseball team, which features a mix of young talented players and experienced veterans, is ready to compete for the Atlantic 10 title. And for UMass coach Mike...

UMass baseball looks to rebound from disappointing 2011 season

By Taylor C. Snow

March 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

With 11 games under its belt for the 2012 season, the Massachusetts baseball team’s season is underway, and with it the hope of improving from last year’s pitching woes and recovering from key offensive departures. Last...

Remedies, superstitions do little for Dennis Torres

By Scott Cournoyer

March 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball

Baseball is filled with superstitions. From Wade Boggs eating chicken before every game, to Jason Giambi not shaving to keep his hitting steaks intact, to the Billy Goat in Chicago ­– superstitions are submersed deep within...

Baseball nabs first win of the year

By Scott Cournoyer

March 15, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After starting the season with three consecutive losses, the Massachusetts baseball team notched its first victory of the 2011 season, defeating Hartford, 8-7, on Tuesday afternoon. Trailing by one run late in the game, sopho...

Baseball drops first three to No. 18 UCF

By Taylor C. Snow

March 12, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

For the first time this season, the Massachusetts baseball team stepped onto the diamond Friday night in Orlando, as they faced off against No. 18 Central Florida. The Minutemen (0-3) were the final Division I baseball tea...

Minutemen defeat Northeastern at Fenway Park

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

April 26, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

With the opportunity to play in the illustrious Fenway Park, the Massachusetts baseball team elevated its game to finish off Northeastern in the heart of Boston Tuesday, as the Minutemen (13-21, 5-7 A-10) defeated Northea...

Slideshow: UMass baseball gets swept by Xaiver

By Jeff Bernstein

April 26, 2011

Filed under Sports Slideshows

UMass fell to Xavier in three straight games at home last weekend. ...