Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UNH, Merrimack have strong weekend

By Matt Strong

January 31, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

The New Hampshire hockey team continued its great play this weekend with a sweep of Providence. Friday night’s matchup saw senior forward Mike Sislo notch his 100th career point in collegiate play for the No. 7 ranked Wildcats...

Special teams responsible for highs and lows

By Pete Vasquez

January 20, 2011

Filed under Hockey

Call it what it is, the Massachusetts hockey team has been a streaky team all season. Currently on a two-game winning streak, UMass looks to harness a sense of consistency for the remainder of the season as it travels to Vermont this Friday for a two-game set. Prior to their string...

Eagles victorious in battle between Boston schools

By Eric Mansfield

December 6, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Hockey

Boston College completed a weekend sweep of Boston University with a 5-2 win Saturday. Sophomore Steven Whitney scored two goals, junior Cam Atkinson added one and senior goaltender John Muse made 29 saves for the No. 8 Eagles. BC...

UMass Ski & Board Club bus overturns on I-91

By Staff

December 3, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Courtesy Wikimedia Commons A bus transporting UMass students on a ski trip this weekend overturned on I-91 in Putney, Vt., leaving six students in critical condition and 40 injured, according to reports from the Brattleboro...

UMass looks for elusive first win in pre-Thanksgiving matchup

By Pete Vasquez

November 22, 2010

Filed under Hockey

With more than a week past its last game, the Massachusetts hockey team will suit up on Tuesday night for a pre-Thanksgiving matchup against Vermont. Both teams are coming off wild finishes in their previous contests. The...

Minutemen split weekend contests

By Robert Hanlon

November 18, 2010

Filed under Club Sports

The Massachusetts men’s club ice hockey team polished off a rough start to the weekend after a close loss to Central Connecticut State on Saturday with a crucial 6-5 win over Vermont on Sunday. Central Connecticut controlled...

Giving felons the vote

By Matthew M. Robare

November 16, 2010

Filed under Columns

Starting this semester the University of Massachusetts made it much easier to be a senior and take as few classes for as many much-needed credits as possible by increasing general education classes from three credits to four....

Minutewomen square off against Vermont and Albany

By Pete Vasquez

September 23, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey

Halfway through what has been a rollercoaster of a season, the Massachusetts field hockey team hopes that coming home for two weekend games can jumpstart another uphill climb. The Minutewomen (3-5) will square off against ...

Increase in offense a must for UMass

By Michael Wood

September 23, 2010

Filed under Field Hockey

Sometimes the best defense is a good offense, but unfortunately for the Massachusetts field hockey team, that’s exactly what has been lacking in its play this season. “The area that we’re most concerned about right now is our goal-scoring ability,” UMass coach Jus...

Minutemen host Vermont at Rudd Field

By Herb Scribner

September 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Soccer

After pushing No. 24 Indiana to the limit on Sunday, the Massachusetts men’s soccer team strolls into Rudd Field riding a wave of confidence as it prepares to battle Vermont.          “We’ve got to just regroup...

Matz gets first UMass victory over Catamounts

By Michael Counos

September 6, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team improved its record to 1-1-0 against Vermont on Sept. 3 at Rudd Field. UMass coach Ed Matz not only locked up his first win with his new team, but also marked the 100th victory in his women’s...

Minutemen hit the road in search of series wins

By Jay Asser

January 28, 2010

Filed under Hockey

The Massachusetts hockey team will seek revenge and will attempt to claim the rubber match of series against Hockey East opponents Boston University and Providence this weekend.  Both the Terriers (8-11-3, 6-9-2 HEA) and Friars...