Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Havens leads UMass win over Maine

By Dan Gigliotti

November 7, 2010

Filed under Football

Kyle Havens has put up some record-breaking performances as the signal caller for the top-ranked offense in the Colonial Athletic Association this season. He broke a personal record on Saturday, throwing a career-high three...

Defensive stops key in UMass victory

By Jay Asser

November 7, 2010

Filed under Football

For the first time in weeks, the Massachusetts football team received big plays from its defense to get much needed stops and turnovers in a 39-24 win over Maine on Saturday. Linebacker Tyler Holmes, the leader of the M...

Minutemen return to McGuirk for matchup with Black Bears

By Jay Asser

November 3, 2010

Filed under Football

After playing one home game in its last six contests, the Massachusetts football team will host conference rival Maine at McGuirk Stadium on Saturday as it looks to win consecutive games for the first time since after the bye week. “We have to play harder than [Main...

Special teams still a work in progress for UMass

By Dan Gigliotti

November 3, 2010

Filed under Football

Special teams can often be the difference between a win and a loss in any football game, with the incalculable force of momentum seeming to shift more during kicking and punting plays than any other play. For Massachusetts, speci...

Minutewomen best sports story of semester at UMass

By Adam Miller

November 2, 2010

Filed under Sports Columns

UMass Field Hockey @ La Salle from Daily Collegian on Vimeo. Just one week after covering the Massachusetts football team’s game against New Hampshire at Gillette Stadium, I hit the road again for Comedy Central hosts Jon Stewart and St...

Minutemen come back, down Dukes 21-14

By Jay Asser

October 31, 2010

Filed under Football

Following consecutive losses for the first time this season, the Massachusetts football team rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat James Madison on the road, 21-14. The No. 18 Minutemen (5-3, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association...

Receiver Anthony Nelson filling big shoes left by Victor Cruz, Jeremy Horne

By Jay Asser

October 27, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

The loss of former wide receivers Jeremy Horne and Victor Cruz has not been felt by the Massachusetts football team this season, due in large part to transfer Anthony Nelson. The senior, now is in his first and only season at...

Minutemen prepare for James Madison

By Dan Gigliotti

October 27, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

The Massachusetts football team travels to James Madison on Saturday with an imbalanced offensive performance to show for a balanced conference record. “Last week, we had to throw the ball a lot more than we normally would,...

Video highlights: Richmond defeats UMass

By Nick O'Malley

October 18, 2010

Filed under Football, Videos

UMass vs. Richmond highlights from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Spiders stun Minutemen

By Dan Gigliotti

October 17, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

A late rally by No. 20 Richmond handed the No. 8 Massachusetts football team its first conference loss, stunning a Homecoming crowd in Amherst. The Spiders (3-3, 1-2 Colonial Athletic Association) rallied on a touchdown...

Turnovers, penalties plague UMass against Richmond

By Jay Asser

October 17, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

Following its bye week, the Massachusetts football team struggled to find a rhythm and made untimely mistakes to suffer its second loss of the season on Homecoming weekend. “We made a million mistakes and we had penalties at...