Massachusetts Daily Collegian

VCU tops George Mason, ties Elon in A-10 women’s soccer action

By Noelle Mattessich

September 24, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

This weekend, the Virginia Commonwealth Rams defeated the George Mason Patriots 5-1 on Friday and tied Elon 1-1 on Sunday. Brenna Connell gave the Patriots the lead early on a shot that bounced off the left post and into the...

UMass looks for first home win of season against Brown

By Joey Saade

September 19, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

Coming off its second win of the season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team will look to start its first winning streak on Thursday when it hosts Brown. The Minutewomen (2-4-1) put together a comeback performance led by their freshmen to earn their second road win of the seas...

La Salle, Philadelphia and Fordham triumph

By Anthony Chiusano

September 18, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

La Salle triumphs over Loyola The La Salle women’s soccer team shut out Loyola 4-0 on Sunday, marking the team’s fourth straight victory.  The triumphing Explorers now boast an Atlantic 10 Conference best 6-1-0 non-conference...

UMass women’s soccer heads on road to take on Texas A&M

By Tom Mulherin

September 12, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women's soccer team hasn't exactly had the kind of success it was probably hoping for so far this season. All three of the Minutewomen's (1-3-1) losses have come by two goals or fewer, as they've failed to deliver with the clutch goal l...

Minutewomen defense carrying the weight as season progresses

By Joey Saade

September 11, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

While the Massachusetts women’s soccer team entered this season with speculation surrounding a young roster, it still had one assurance in its back pocket: defense. After giving up four goals in their season-opening loss...

Leadership not a concern for UMass women’s soccer team

By Tom Mulherin

September 4, 2013

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

Entering the 2013 season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team has very little experience with a roster of just six juniors and seniors combined. Leading a team already has its challenges, and for these six players, it might...

UMass women’s soccer has high expectations for 2013

By Joey Saade

September 3, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Heading into the 2013 season, there is something different about the Massachusetts women’s soccer team. It’s not the team’s ultimate goal of winning the Atlantic 10 championship – that remains the same. It’s the way...

Challenges catch up to Minutewomen down the stretch

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

When the week came to an end, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team’s  season did as well. Thursday’s 4-1 defeat against the Flyers (14-4-1, 7-1-1 A-10) marked the end of the road for a team that faced its fair share of challenges along the way. Despite his team’s performanc...

UMass women’s soccer eliminated in first round of A-10 tournament

By Chris Corso

November 2, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team was eliminated in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament in a disappointing, 4-1, loss against defending conference champions and second-seeded Dayton in Kingston, R.I., on Th...

Minutewomen close out season with postseason aspirations

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 26, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

With the conclusion of October comes the conclusion of the regular season for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team as the Minutewomen take to the road in search of an Atlantic 10 playoff berth. The UMass (8-8-1, 3-3-1 A-10)...

UMass salvages tie with Charlotte, dismantles GW

By Chris Corso

October 23, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team kept its playoff hopes alive and moved back into the top eight in the Atlantic 10 following a draw and a victory at Rudd Field this weekend. After a hard-fought tie with Charlotte on Friday, the Minutewomen dominated George Washington on Sunday...

Minutewomen swept in weekend series

By Jeffrey Okerman

October 16, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The final blow of the whistle in Philadelphia on Sunday signaled the end of a dismal weekend for the Massachusetts women’s soccer team. When the dust had settled, it was Temple  that collected the spoils with a 2-0 win over the Minutewome...