Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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 ...

Video highlights: Women’s Lacrosse vs. LIU Brooklyn

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

February 17, 2013

Filed under Highlight Reels, Sports Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

The women's lacrosse team defeated LIU Brooklyn 21-8 in their home opener at McGuirk Stadium. WLAX Highlight Reel from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

UMass returns to Amherst for home opener against LIU Brooklyn

By Peter Cappiello

February 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Leaving the California sun behind, it’s home sweet home for the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team. After getting outscored 25-22 in a season-opening road trip against No. 1 Northwestern and Southern California in Los Angeles, the Minutewomen (1-1) return to Amherst for their home opener...

Minutewomen look to continue A-10 success

By Patrick Strohecker

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Sports, Women's Lacrosse

Over the last four seasons, the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team has been nearly unbeatable in conference play, thanks in large part to its early non-conference schedules. “With having all of our non-conference game...

Former Minutewoman, UMass women’s lax coach Angela McMahon at home entering 3rd season

By Peter Cappiello

February 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

For Massachusetts women’s lacrosse coach Angela McMahon, life has come full circle. Sitting in her office on a leather couch embroidered with the UMass logo, the former Minutewoman finds herself prepping for a third season...

McDonough: UMass men’s lacrosse has plenty to prove in 2013

By Cameron McDonough

February 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

No matter how you slice it, the 2012 season was a booming success for the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team. The Minutemen ascended to the No. 1 ranking, went undefeated during the regular season and won the Colonial Athletic...

UMass women’s lax splits opening weekend in Los Angeles

By Patrick Strohecker

February 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

It took the No. 13 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team three halves to finally hit its stride and play the style of lacrosse it is capable of playing. The Minutewomen (1-1) outscored Southern California 12-3 in the second half of Sun...