Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Canelas: Someone new needs to emerge offensively for UMass men’s LAX

By Nick Canelas

April 4, 2013

Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

It hasn’t been the kind of season that anyone expected from the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team. Fresh off a perfect regular season in 2012 and a Colonial Athletic Association title, the Minutemen came into this year with somet...

UMass drops fourth straight in Manny and Fleming’s return

By Nick Canelas

March 16, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Even Will Manny wasn't enough to stop the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team's scoring troubles. The No. 19 Minutemen outshot Penn State 40-32 for the game, but failed to capitalize against the Nittany Lions' zone defense in...

UMass drops second straight game at Albany Tuesday

By Nick Canelas

March 6, 2013

Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

After suffering a regular season loss for the first time since his sophomore year on Saturday, Kyle Smith said he was glad to have a game again on Tuesday. Smith responded to the loss with a pair of goals, but it was far from e...

UMass men’s lax shifts focus to Albany

By Cameron McDonough

March 5, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports

For the No. 9 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team, there’s no rest for the weary. After losing its first game of the season on Saturday, the Minutemen (3-1) are right back at it Tuesday when they travel to Albany (1-2) for a 3 p.m...

UMass men’s lacrosse tops Harvard in a defensive struggle

By Nick Canelas

February 23, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

CAMBRIDGE – The No. 5 Massachusetts men's lacrosse team has a team objective to hold its opponents to eight goals or less each game. Although they won their first two contests, the Minutemen failed to reach that mark. On...

Connor Mooney caps improbable comeback for UMass men’s lax over UNC

By Cameron McDonough

February 19, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Sports

Connor Mooney wasn’t supposed to be in this situation. With his No. 12 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team tied with No. 4 North Carolina with only 3 minutes, 18 seconds left in the Southern Showdown, the ball was in his stick and the...

UMass, Penn State, Hofstra lead a deep CAA

By Cameron McDonough

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Lacrosse, Sports

For No. 13 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella, there is no doubt that the Colonial Athletic Association is one of the top conferences in the nation. “I would say top to bottom again it’s one of the best...

UMass handles Towson, advances to CAA championship

By Stephen Sellner

May 2, 2012

Filed under Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse

Colin Fleming scored four goals and Will Manny dished out five assists as the No. 1 Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team marched past Towson, 10-3, Wednesday night in the Colonial Athletic Association semifinals at Garber Fi...

Sellner: UMass balance will pay dividends in playoffs

By Stephen Sellner

April 19, 2012

Filed under Men's Lacrosse

Watching the top-ranked Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team (tied for No. 1 in the USILA Coaches’ Poll and ranked No. 2 overall in the Inside Lacrosse poll) play this season has been nothing short of a treat for fans, players’...

Penn State stuffs Towson

By Peter Cappiello

April 19, 2012

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

Shane Sturgis and Matthew Mackrides led the No. 11 ranked Penn State men’s lacrosse team to an 8-3 win over Towson on Saturday. The Nittany Lions (7-5, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) now sit in second place in the CAA behind...

Sellner: Lack of student support for No. 2 UMass lax

By Stephen Sellner

April 10, 2012

Filed under Sports Columns

My friends aren’t the most intense UMass sports fans. In fact, they’re not quite interested attending the school’s sporting events at all. However for the most part, they seem to know how good some of their teams are doing, whether it’s the men’s basketball team’s run to the Natio...

UMass stomps SJU to move to 9-0

By Stephen Sellner

April 2, 2012

Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports

It may have been chilly outside, but the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team cranked up the heat Saturday afternoon with its 15-3 stomping of Saint Joseph’s at Garber Field. UMass (9-0, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association)...