Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Men’s soccer set to welcome URI to Rudd Field on Sunday

By Patrick Strohecker

October 17, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

After dropping both games in its opening weekend of Atlantic 10 play, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team looks to right the ship this weekend when it takes on Rhode Island on Sunday at Rudd Field. UMass opened up conference play...

UMass tennis wins its first outdoor match of the season

By Ryan Barry

April 11, 2013

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team played its first outdoor match of the season Wednesday and stormed passed Rhode Island, 6-1, at the URI Tennis Complex in Kingston, R.I. The Minutewomen (12-5, 6-1 Atlantic 10) came out strong and never let up...

Chaz Williams uses aggressiveness, swagger in bounce-back performance

By Stephen Sellner

March 9, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

KINGSTON, R.I. — Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard Chaz Williams hadn’t been playing like his normal self. Thursday night saw Butler swarm the junior with constant doses of double-screens that forced the ball...

VCU beats Xavier, La Salle gets by URI

By Jason Kates

February 27, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Virginia Commonwealth men’s basketball team overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat Xavier 75-71 in Cincinnati. Trailing 39-26 at the break, the Rams outscored the Musketeers 49-32 in the second half to secure...

UMass basketball not overlooking URI in rivalry game

By Stephen Hewitt

February 6, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

At a quick glance, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team has several reasons to overlook Rhode Island. The Rams (6-14, 1-6 Atlantic 10 Conference) are ranked dead last in the conference in scoring offense this season (62.2 points per game) and are stuck in a four-game losing streak he...

Minutemen host URI in regular-season finale

By Stephen Hewitt

November 3, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer

If there’s one thing Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch can take away from a season lost, it’s that his team more often than not was good enough to be better than what its record indicates. Although the Min...

Slideshow: UMass vs. URI football showdown

By Maria Uminski

September 20, 2011

Filed under Sports Multimedia, Sports Slideshows


Flyers soaring over competition

By Nick Canelas

September 19, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

The Dayton women’s soccer team put on yet another impressive set of performances this past week, capping off a pair of wins against high quality opponents to improve its record to 8-1. The No. 24-ranked Flyers had hi...

Rivalry with URI gets tense

By Herb Scribner

February 17, 2011

Filed under Basketball

Just when the Massachusetts men’s basketball team could use a win to pick up its spirit, it heads to Rhode Island to take on its highly competitive rival. This will be the 136th meeting between the sides, the longest se...

Trip to Puerto Rico benefits UMass

By Nick Bellofatto

January 23, 2011

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had a very busy winter break. The athletes left UMass after finals week, headed to Puerto Rico in late December for their annual trip and ended it all in Rhode...

Minutewomen to face ailing Rams on Sunday

By Michael Counos

October 14, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team will return to action on the road as it travels to play against Atlantic 10 conference opponent Rhode Island on Sunday. Both UMass (5-8-0, 2-2-0 in A-10) and URI (1-11-1, 1-3-0 in A-...