Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Ferris’ six-goal performance powers UMass past Holy Cross

By Peter Cappiello

March 21, 2013

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

With 24 minutes, 53 seconds remaining in regulation, junior attack Katie Ferris took matters into her own hands. After junior attack Sam Rush snagged a ground ball pickup to send the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team on...

Snow, Sacred Heart unable to slow Minutewomen

By Patrick Strohecker

March 16, 2013

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Even Mother Nature could not slow down the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon. The Minutwomen (7-2) withstood heavy snowfall en route to a 21-8 victory at Sacred Heart and extended their winning streak...

Video Highlights: Minutewomen remain perfect at home with win over Vermont

By Tom Mulherin

March 14, 2013

Filed under Highlight Reels, Sports Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

The women's lacrosse team delivered another blowout win at home, defeating Vermont by a score of 16-5. Here are the highlights. UMass vs Vermont WLax from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Minutewomen remain perfect at home with convincing win over Vermont

By Patrick Strohecker

March 14, 2013

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

It did not take long for the No. 17 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team to impose its dominance over Vermont on Wednesday afternoon. Led by their two leading scorers, Katie Ferris and Sam Rush, the Minutewomen (6-...

Minutewomen look to finish homestand undefeated in finale against UVM

By Peter Cappiello

March 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

The Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team looks to finish off its three-game homestand with a perfect 3-0 record when it welcomes Vermont to McGuirk Stadium on Wednesday. UMass (5-2) is coming off a 9-8 overtime win against Alba...

Players filling new roles the key to Minutewomen’s early season success

By Patrick Strohecker

March 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

If the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team wanted to repeat the success it had last season, it was going to have to fill some major holes in its roster this season. After graduating eight seniors from last year’s NCAA To...

Rush’s final second OT goal lifts UMass women’s lax past Albany

By Peter Cappiello

March 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

In the dying seconds of overtime, junior attack Katie Ferris took a leap of faith. With the game tied at eight and being pressured by Albany defenders, Ferris threw the ball high in the air from behind the left side of the net and watc...

Without leading scorer, UMass women’s lax offense explodes in win

By Peter Cappiello

March 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

When Massachusetts women’s lacrosse junior attack Sam Rush put the No. 14 Minutewomen on the board first on Saturday, the floodgates were opened. UMass had no problem taking care of Iona, using an offensive onslaught t...

UMass rides three-game winning streak into matchup at BU

By Patrick Strohecker

February 27, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Four games into the young season, everything seems to be coming together for the No. 14 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team. Coming off their third straight win, an 18-9 clobbering at New Hampshire on Saturday, the M...

Defensive cohesiveness quietly yielding results for UMass women’s lacrosse

By Peter Cappiello

February 27, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Currently on a three-game winning streak, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has used its defensive cohesiveness to quietly limit its opposition to less than 10 goals in three of four games this season. Though it graduated a core...

Ten-goal second half helps Minutewomen tame Wildcats

By Peter Cappiello

February 26, 2013

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Facing a New Hampshire squad led by Massachusetts women’s lacrosse (3-1) coach Angela McMahon’s former assistants, Sarah Albrecht and Eileen Finn, the No. 14 Minutewomen used a 10-goal second half to earn an 18-9 vict...

Minutewomen renew rivalry with UNH Saturday

By Patrick Strohecker

February 22, 2013

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

When the No. 13 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team takes the field against New Hampshire on Saturday, two familiar faces will be there to greet them. Former Minutewomen assistants under UMass coach Angela McMahon, Sarah Albrecht and Eileen Finn, left UMass (2-1) over the summer to ...