Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass softball seeking first conference win

By Jason Kates

March 27, 2014

Filed under Scrolling Headlines, Softball, Spring Sports

After dropping its first two conference games of the season, the Massachusetts softball team will head to George Washington this Saturday for a doubleheader. The Minutewomen (3-14, 0-2 Atlantic-10) have had a week to prepare after...

Elaine Sortino inducted into UMass Athletic Hall of Fame

By Stephen Hewitt

October 15, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

During their weekly staff meetings behind closed doors in University of Massachusetts conference rooms, Elaine Sortino would typically sit to Athletic Director John McCutcheon's right, silent yet attentive to the topic being discu...

Video: Celebration of Life of Elaine Sortino

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 13, 2013

Filed under Sports Multimedia, Sports Videos, Web-Exclusive

Friends and colleagues of late UMass softball coach Elaine Sortino shared their memories of her during a ceremony in the Mullins Center. Sortino Video from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Former players, colleagues reflect on the life of Elaine Sortino

By Nick Canelas

September 3, 2013

Filed under Archives, Softball, Sports

It was May 4, 2012, and the Massachusetts softball team was in the midst of the longest game in team history. UMass and Fordham were tied 1-1 in the top of the 17th inning and the Minutewomen had a runner on third base with...

Legendary UMass softball coach Elaine Sortino dies after battle with cancer

By Nick Canelas

August 20, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News, News, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Elaine Sortino, the longtime head coach of the Massachusetts softball team, whose impact both on and off the field knew no bounds throughout her legendary career, died Sunday night after a nearly two-year battle with cancer. She...