Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass softball wins 3 of 4 games over weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 8, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The UMass softball team completed a doubleheader sweep of La Salle on Sunday with a 5-0 win in the second game. Caroline Raymond (6-7) dominated on the mound for the Minutewomen (9-17, 6-2 Atlantic 10). In her fifth s...

Video Highlights: UMass drops slugfest to Rams, first home loss since 2011

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 7, 2013

Filed under Highlight Reels, Sports Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

Fordham broke UMass' 20-game home winning streak on Saturday in a back-and-forth slugfest that ended with a 17-11 final. Here are the highlights.   Softball vs Fordham Highlights from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Podcast: In The Circle

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 4, 2013

Filed under Podcasts, Sports Multimedia, Sports Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Jesse Mayfield-Sheehan, Kaitlin Boyer and Joey Saade discuss the softball team's doubleheader sweep over St. Bonaventure and look ahead to the team's four weekend games against Fordham and La Salle. Softball Podcast 4_4...

UMass center fielder Cyndil Matthew selected 10th in Fastpitch Draft

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 3, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Cyndil Matthew, standout center fielder for Massachusetts softball team, was selected 10th overall in the National Pro Fastpitch Draft on Monday. Matthew, a Westfield, N.J. native, will join the NY/NJ Comets after the conclusion of her s...

Hot bats lead turnaround for UMass softball

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 2, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts softball team’s bats have come alive since it started conference play against Dayton a couple weeks ago, helping the team to a 4-1 record over that span after starting the season 2-15. In the last five games, the Minu...

Minutewomen ride four-game win streak into road contest at UConn

By Joey Saade

April 2, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Don’t look now, but the Massachusetts softball team is on a four-game winning streak, and playing its best ball of the season. After getting off to a shaky start, the Minutewomen (6-16, 3-1 Atlantic 10) used some home-cooking to ge...

UMass softball takes both games against St. Bonaventure

By Kaitlin Boyer

April 1, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Timely hitting and a strong outing from pitcher Caroline Raymond helped propel the Massachusetts softball team to a 12-4 mercy-rule victory over St. Bonaventure in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday at Sortino Field....

Video Highlights: Softball sweeps Bonnies in doubleheader

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

March 31, 2013

Filed under Highlight Reels, Sports Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

The softball team swept conference opponent St. Bonaventure in a doubleheader on Saturday. Here are the highlights. Softball Highlights vs St Bonaventure from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Softball Podcast

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

March 28, 2013

Filed under Podcasts, Sports Multimedia, Sports Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Jesse Mayfield-Sheehan, Joey Saade and Kaitlin Boyer discuss the softball team's season thus far, their recent home opening win over BC, and their upcoming doubleheader against St. Bonaventure. Softball Podcast Part 1 Softball...

UMass shows composure, withstands BC rally

By Joey Saade

March 28, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

While enduring her team's early-season struggles, Massachusetts softball coach Elaine Sortino preached the importance of patience and composure to her team. The Minutewomen used those traits to withstand a late Boston College rally i...

Minutewomen snap 11-game skid against Dayton

By Jeffrey Okerman

March 26, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Sunday was a day of firsts for the Massachusetts softball team. After dropping their Atlantic 10 opener against Dayton (8-13, 2-1 A-10) on Saturday, the Minutewomen (3-16, 1-1 A-10) bounced back with a 14-12 win on Sunda...

UMass softball drops five straight over weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

March 12, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts softball team scored more runs than it had in any game so far this season, but it wasn’t enough, narrowly falling to Western Michigan, 12-10, on Sunday in the final game of the USF Under Armour Showcase this weekend. ...