Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass plays host to URI as it looks to continue streak

By Scott Cournoyer

September 29, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Having won four games in a row, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team is on fire. UMass looks to push the streak to five when it opens up Atlantic 10 play against Rhode Island on Saturday at Rudd Field. The Minutewomen (6-2-1) grabbed their fourth-straight win Tuesda...

Defense carrying load for Minutewomen

By Eric Mansfield

September 29, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team will head into Atlantic 10 play on a four-game tear, winning each game by a score of 1-0. The streak in large part can be attributed to a stymieing defense and shut-down goalkeeping ...

Minutewomen notch 4th straight 1-0 victory

By Eric Mansfield

September 28, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

In its first road game in almost three weeks and the last non-conference test of the season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team (6-2-1) pulled out their fourth straight 1-0 victory, this time defeating Dartmouth (2-7-0) on...

Minutewomen aid last season issues in early part of 2011 campaign

By Scott Cournoyer

September 18, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team has found success by plugging up areas of need. Through its first seven regular season games, UMass has found, for now, potential solutions to long term issues. One point of emphasis was ...

Mattson’s late goal lifts UMass against Maine

By Eric Mansfield

September 18, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

Freshman midfielder Moa Mattson scored a late goal to lift the Massachusetts women’s soccer team past Maine, 1-0, at Rudd Field on Friday afternoon. The goal, which came with just over two minutes remaining in regula...

Defense secures 3 points against No. 20 Terriers

By David Martin

September 11, 2011

Filed under Women's Soccer

On Sunday afternoon at Rudd Field, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team’s game against No. 20 Boston University wasn’t exactly an offensive showcase by the Minutewomen. After all, they had three shots to combat the Terrier...

Defense secures 3 points against No. 20 Terriers

By David Martin

September 11, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

On Sunday afternoon at Rudd Field, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team’s game against No. 20 Boston University wasn’t exactly an offensive showcase by the Minutewomen. After all, they had three shots to combat the Terrier...

Youth will dictate Minutewomen in 2011

By Scott Cournoyer

September 6, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team will have a different philosophy in 2011 than it has had in past seasons. After losing standout forward Therese Smith to graduation, UMass head coach Ed Matz plans to spread the ball around among the returning veterans, hoping to fill the void left by Smith the team’s se...

Conference tourney begins Nov.4, Flyers in Top 25 again

By Jackson Alexander

October 25, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

On Nov. 4, the Atlantic 10 women’s soccer playoffs will begin. However, the teams participating in the postseason are yet to be determined. This will be the final week of regular season play before the A-10 tournament kicks of...

Minutewomen edged out by URI

By David Martin

October 17, 2010

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team fell just short to Rhode Island, 1-0, in a heavily physical and officiated match on Sunday afternoon. The Minutewomen (5-9-0, 2-3-0 Atlantic 10) couldn’t crack a defensively sol...

Minutewomen split home series

By David Martin

October 3, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team ended its five-game losing streak with a strong 1-0 win over Saint Louis on Sunday. The Minutewomen (4-7, 1-1 Atlantic 10) picked up their first A-10 win of the season against the Billikens (...

Freshman Emersyn Pullan leading team in net

By David Martin

October 3, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

It’s never easy coming into a game to fill-in for a starting player. It’s even more difficult when you’re expected to fill the shoes of a key piece to an offensive rush, or a defensive line or any other critical ...