Massachusetts Daily Collegian

No. 18 UMass wraps regular-season at home against Temple, Lock Haven

By Peter Cappiello

October 25, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 18 Massachusetts field hockey team is primed to compete on Garber Field for the final two times during the regular-season. Riding a wave of momentum after totaling five consecutive wins since topping former No. 1 Syra...

Minutewomen battling for second seed against Temple

By Matt Levine

October 25, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Friday’s clash with Temple is more significant than most conference games for the No. 18 Massachusetts field hockey team as both teams are tied for second place in the Atlantic 10. Although the A-10 seeding will be affected by Frid...

UMass sunny heading into Philadelphia

By Peter Cappiello

October 18, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

If it’s always sunny in Philadelphia, the Massachusetts field hockey team is in for more good fortune. Riding high on momentum after totaling three consecutive wins during a homestand that included former No. 1 Syracuse, along with...

UMass field hockey stuns No. 1 Syracuse

By Peter Cappiello

October 12, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team is on top. At least for one day. After getting downed 1-0 on a late goal in the 67th minute against No. 17 Richmond in Virginia on Saturday afternoon, UMass bounced back to stun the best...

UMass kicks off three-game homestand against No. 1 Syracuse

By Peter Cappiello

October 11, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team kicks off a series of home games Thursday against No. 1 Syracuse with hopes of better results than its previous stretch of home games. The Minutewomen (5-8, 0-1 Atlantic 10) went 2-4 in their last time homest...

UMass travels to face A-10 foe Richmond

By Matt Levine

October 5, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Massachusetts field hockey team has one goal for Saturday’s Atlantic 10 opener: defeat the team that snapped last season’s 15-game winning streak. The No. 22 Spiders snapped the Minutewomen’s winning streak with a...

Stroke of bad luck for Massachusetts against No. 5 Connecticut

By Peter Cappiello

October 4, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey

Following a  4-2 win over No. 24 Maine on Sunday afternoon, the Massachusetts field hockey team could not capitalize on its momentum as it fell to No. 3 Connecticut, 2-0, to wrap up a six-game homestand on Wednesday evening at...

Offense making huge improvements for UMass field hockey

By Matt Levine

October 3, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Before the season started, Massachusetts field hockey coach Carla Tagliente said that her team’s biggest weakness would be its offense. But after averaging a little over 2.5 goals per game in 11 games this season, Tagliente would like...

UMass responds to rest with win over No. 24 Maine

By Peter Cappiello

October 2, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

With a week separating the Massachusetts field hockey team from its last game – a 3-2 loss against No. 23 Albany – UMass proved there was no rust to be shaken off with a 4-2 win over No. 24 Maine on Sunday at Garber Field. The Mi...

UMass looks to snap skid against Vermont

By Peter Cappiello

September 21, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

After back-to-back overtime home losses to No. 7 Northeastern and No. 12 Boston University, the Massachusetts field hockey team looks to stop its slide and grab its first home win of the season on Friday evening when it takes ...

UMass field hockey drops 2OT affair to BU

By Matt Levine

September 19, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

In a match where the rain clouds were moving as quickly as the shots off the stick of Massachusetts senior defender Thando Zono, the No. 25 UMass field hockey team was defeated by No. 12 Boston University in double overtime, 3-2,...

UMass field hockey ‘not fazed’ by playing under pressure

By Matt Levine

September 18, 2012

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

To put it simply, the Massachusetts field hockey team is used to playing under pressure this season. The Minutewomen have already played more games decided in overtime (5) this season than it did throughout all of last season. UMass (3-4) has won its first three overtime matc...