Massachusetts Daily Collegian

URI wins first game of season, GW falls to SEC foe

By Robbie Acer

December 3, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The Rhode Island women’s basketball team won its first game of the season Friday, defeating the Detroit 70-59 in the first game of the FAU Thanksgiving Tournament. Detroit (2-6) battled with the Rams (1-6) in a first half marked by 11 lead changes, but ultimately fell short of Rhode Island’s attack. ...

UMass field hockey remains undefeated in A-10 play with win over VCU

By Jason Kates

October 28, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Just two days after defeating conference rival Richmond in a penalty shootout, the No. 12 Massachusetts field hockey team was victorious once again, this time defeating Virginia Commonwealth 3-1. The Minutewomen (14-4, 5-0...

VCU tops UMass in double overtime

By Matthew Zackman

October 7, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

After 106 minutes of scoreless soccer, the Virginia Commonwealth women’s soccer team finally capitalized. Rams senior forward Courtney Conrad sent a through ball to  sophomore striker Kailyn Slade, who put the ball past Massachusetts  goalkeeper Danielle Kriscenski i...

UMass basketball eliminated from Atlantic 10 Tournament with loss to VCU

By Stephen Hewitt

March 16, 2013

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

NEW YORK — With his team leading by four and one minute, 19 seconds remaining, Rob Brandenberg stepped back and launched a seemingly impossible fall-away 3-pointer in the left corner as the shot clock expired with Chaz Willi...

VCU trounces Bulldogs, No. 18 SLU extends streak

By Tom Mulherin

March 5, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Virginia Commonwealth men’s basketball team upset No. 20 Butler on Saturday., destroying the Bulldogs, 84-52, in Richmond, Va. The 32-point decision is the largest margin of victory for the Rams (23-6, 11-3 Atlantic 10) ...

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...

Second half collapse costs UMass men’s hoops at VCU

By Stephen Sellner

February 15, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

As the Massachusetts men’s basketball team headed into the locker room at halftime on Thursday, all seemed to be going right. Raphiael Putney seemed to have found his shooting form, the Minutemen controlled the pace of the...

UMass men’s hoops faces toughest test of season at VCU

By Stephen Sellner

February 14, 2013

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

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg has gone into most Atlantic 10 games with another worthy, dangerous conference foe. But Thursday night’s test at Virginia Commonwealth is right at the top of the list. “I’d probably say it’s our toughest game of the season ...

Fast-paced styles to collide when UMass basketball visits VCU

By Stephen Hewitt

February 14, 2013

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

When Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard Chaz Williams thinks about what the pace of the game will be like during Thursday night’s road contest at Virginia Commonwealth, he can’t help but bring it all back to, of all things, video games. “The game will be pretty fast,” Wil...

Temple Stays Afloat in Conference Play, VCU Edges Charlotte

By Mark Chiarelli

February 12, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite a 15-7 record heading into Saturday’s matchup with Dayton, the Temple men’s basketball team possessed a mediocre 4-4 Atlantic 10 Conference record. Looking to break away from the pack, the Owls simply couldn’t affor...

Goal in the second half propels VCU to victorious finish

By Kaitlin Boyer

October 31, 2012

Filed under Archives, Men's Soccer

Even after scoring two goals in the second half, the Dayton men’s soccer team was unable to come out with a win on Sunday, falling, 3-2, to Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond, Va. Joseph Haboush scored the game-winner for the...

La Salle extends winning streak to seven games, Dayton falls in overtime

By Joey Saade

October 10, 2012

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The La Salle women’s soccer team extended its winning streak to seven games with a 2-1, come-from-behind road victory against Virginia Commonwealth on Sunday. Explorers sophomore Anna Dolhansky netted the game-winning goal...