Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen lose two over weekend to Harvard and BU

By Jackson Alexander

September 18, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team’s spirits were dimmed completely after losing its third game in a row on Sunday. The Minutemen blew a 1-0 halftime lead, and fell, 2-1, to Boston University at Rudd Field in the team’s...

Charlotte rebounds, Bonnies win in OT

By Nick Canelas

September 14, 2011

Filed under Archives, Men's Soccer, Sports

After suffering its first loss of the season at the hands of South Carolina last Tuesday, the No. 17 Charlotte men’s soccer team rebounded and shut out Elon, 3-0, on Friday night. The 49ers came out firing early with an aggre...

Craft looks to repeat his career-season with new forward partner

By Stephen Hewitt

September 6, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch doesn’t like to predict. He doesn’t like to gaze too far ahead into the future and would rather focus on what he can control now. But if he had to guess who the team’s offense would revolve around and who the Minutem...

Piekos defends country and the back of the net

By Herb Scribner

November 28, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

 Christopher James Piekos, a member of the Marine Special Forces Reconnaissance team, entered into a building with two other teammates in search for Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq. The date was May 17...

Minutemen close out regular season at Rudd with draw

By Eric Mansfield

October 31, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts soccer team added a loss and a tie to its record this weekend, falling to Fordham 1-0 on Friday and tying La Salle 1-1 in a double-overtime match on Sunday. The weekend’s games bring the Minutemen’s record to...

Seniors remaining from College Cup run help in draw with Explorers

By Herb Scribner

October 31, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Four years ago, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team went on a magical run through both the Atlantic 10 and the NCAA tournament.             The end result of this run finished with the Minutemen losing, 1-0, to t...

Cuero leading 49ers, URI still struggling

By Teddy Reagan

October 25, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Charlotte men’s soccer team is now undefeated in Atlantic 10 play due in large part to senior forward Andres Cuero. Cuero scored two game-winning goals in games against George Washington and Richmond two weeks ago, on ...

Minutemen blank URI

By Herb Scribner

October 17, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team from a month ago is long gone. September did not do the Minutemen any favors, handing them just one win through the entire opening month of their season. Midway through October however, UMass remains unbeaten ...

Column: UMass prepares for tough A-10 opponents

By David Brinch

October 4, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports Columns

Editor’s note: With Atlantic 10 play beginning this week, Sports Editor David Brinch and Dayton Sports Edtior Jacob Rosen look at the start of the conference schedule from their school’s perspective. Collegiate soccer is...

Minutemen soccer end in a tie, again

By Steve Levine

October 3, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

Throughout this season, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team has shown inconsistency, resilience and a strong propensity to tie. On Saturday, the Minutemen (1-3-5) tied Siena, 2-2, marking UMass’ fourth-straight overtime g...

Goalkeeper Chris Piekos making difference for Minutemen

By Herb Scribner

September 26, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

  With less than 90 seconds to go in double-overtime, goalkeeper Chris Piekos stood on his line and watched as the Massachusetts men’s soccer team’s defense scrambled to get its way back towards the goal. New Hampshire...

Minutemen lose in double-overtime to New Hampshire

By Steve Levine

September 26, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

The supposed strengths of the Massachusetts men’s soccer team were nowhere to be found as the Minutemen fell to New Hampshire, 1-0, in double-overtime on Saturday at Rudd Field. UMass traditionally relies heavily on its defense ...