Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass looks to defend CAA crown

By Cameron McDonough

May 1, 2013

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

After the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s win against Delaware on Friday, UMass senior attack Will Manny looked at fellow senior Kyle Smith with a grin. Manny knew that his team had just put forth one of its best performances...

UMass embraces underdog role heading into the CAA Tournament

By Nick Canelas

May 1, 2013

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

Not known among the traditional college lacrosse powers such as Duke, John Hopkins and Syracuse, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse program is no stranger to the underdog role. UMass has established itself as a solid program with 19 NCAA Tournament appearances in the last 30 ye...

UMass keeps playoff hopes alive with win over Delaware

By Nick Canelas

April 26, 2013

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

Massachusetts men's lacrosse coach Greg Cannella has emphasized the importance of scoring in double-figures in every game all season long. On Friday night, the Minutemen broke that mark before halftime. UMass outscored Delaware 8...

UMass seniors keep playoff hopes alive with win over No. 20 Hofstra

By Nick Canelas

April 22, 2013

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

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse seniors were given one final chance to keep their playoff hopes alive on Saturday. With 13.9 seconds left in regulation and the game tied 8-8, UMass assistant coach Brian Jacovina called a...

Video Highlights: UMass hurt by defense and goalkeeping in loss to Drexel

By Peter Cappiello

April 14, 2013

Filed under Highlight Reels, Sports Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

Despite a late goal by UMass senior attack Will Manny, No. 17 Drexel outlasted the Minutemen, 15-14, on Saturday at Garber Field. UMass vs Drexel Men's Lacrosse from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

UMass hurt by poor defense and goalkeeping in loss to Drexel

By Nick Canelas

April 14, 2013

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

There's no question that goal scoring has been at the heart of the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team's struggles this season. Each week UMass has battled to reach the 10-goal mark offensively and has continually come up short, only reaching double-figures three times in its firs...

UMass offense awakens, still fall to Drexel

By Cameron McDonough

April 13, 2013

Filed under Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Usually it’s been the offense that has let the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team down. On Saturday, it was the other way around. The Minutemen (5-7, 0-4 Colonial Athletic Association) put together one of their top offensive...

UMass men’s lacrosse drops defensive battle at Towson

By Cameron McDonough

April 8, 2013

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

For the first half of the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s game against Towson on Saturday, the Minutemen were entrenched in a defensive battle with the Tigers. But the UMass defense couldn’t keep the Towson offense at bay any lon...

Offensive struggles down UMass men’s lacrosse against St. Joseph’s

By Nick Canelas

April 1, 2013

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

Massachusetts men’s lacrosse coach Greg Cannella warned his team that the St. Joseph’s team they would see on Saturday would not be the same one that they beat 15-3 last season. Apparently his players didn’t get the message. The M...

Smith leads resurgent UMass offense

By Cameron McDonough

March 29, 2013

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

After failing to reach 10 or more goals in six-straight games, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team’s offense came back to life last Saturday thanks to a career day from Kyle Smith. The senior attackman produced a single-game ca...