Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Playoffs on the line as UMass hosts Bonnies, Dukes

By Nick Canelas

October 25, 2012

Following his team’s 4-0 loss to Charlotte last Friday, Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch preached to his players the importance of “getting a result” in Sunday’s match at George Washington if the Minutemen have any ...

Pair of sophomores stepping up for UMass

By Daniel Malone

October 25, 2012

While it may not be obvious to the majority of fans, it should really come as no surprise that Matt Keys and Josh Schwartz have played with such successful coherence for the Massachusetts men’s soccer team this season. To the outside observer, there might not be a more mis...

Weekend change ignites goalie competition

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 18, 2012

With the Massachusetts women’s soccer team trailing by two goals to Temple at halftime on Sunday, UMass coach Ed Matz decided to make a change. He subbed out goalkeeper Emily Cota for Stephanie Gordon, who lost the starting...

UMass stops losing streak with last-second magic

By Patrick Strohecker

September 16, 2012

The Massachusetts soccer team was mere seconds away from dropping its third straight one-goal road match of the season. But that was when the heroics kicked in. The Minutemen (2-2-2) managed a very crucial point at New Hampshi...

Men’s soccer head coach Sam Koch battling form of cancer

By Nick Canelas

August 7, 2012

Sam Koch, head coach of the Massachusetts men's soccer team, announced to his team and the Department of Athletics Tuesday that he is battling a form of cancer. Koch said he will undergo treatment soon. Koch will continue to serve as the team's head coach, but assistant coach Devin O'Neill wi...

Closely-contested loss to top Explorers displays UMass improvements

By David Martin

October 17, 2011

In its 3-2 overtime loss against La Salle at Rudd Field on Sunday afternoon, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team proved that it has everything it takes to compete with the best schools of the Atlantic 10. The Minutewomen...

Slideshow: Sports photos of the weekend

By Jeff Bernstein

October 10, 2011

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Canepa, Schwartz provide spark for Minutemen

By Stephen Hewitt

October 10, 2011

At a scoreless stalemate and with less than a half to play in Sunday afternoon’s matchup against Saint Louis, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team was searching for a much-needed spark. Coming off a heartbreaking, d...

Minutemen’s season ends without trip to A-10 tournament

By Steve Levine

November 16, 2010

After an up-and down-season, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team came so close to achieving an Atlantic 10 tournament berth. Whether or not the Minutemen would be competing in the playoffs came down to the final weekend of...

Minutemen draw with Billikens in season finale

By Herb Scribner

November 8, 2010

A must win.  There was no other way to describe the scenario as the Minutemen headed into St. Louis yesterday, facing the Saint Louis Billikens in the final game of the regular season.  Both teams came into the game with the...

Piekos’s maturity leads Minutemen

By Adam Miller

October 27, 2010

Goalkeeper Chris Piekos is not your average senior. You only need to look at his age – 26 years old – to figure that out. To put that in perspective, when the keeper graduated high school, midfielder Stuart Amick – also...