Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Missed opportunities plague UMass in loss to VCU

By Joey Saade

October 7, 2013

One defensive slip-up was the difference in the Massachusetts women's soccer team's latest 1-0 double-overtime loss to Virginia Commonwealth at home on Saturday. Commodore's forward Kailyn Slade cut through the Minutewo...

VCU tops UMass in double overtime

By Matthew Zackman

October 7, 2013

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...

Dayton blanks Richmond in A-10 women’s soccer opener

By Noelle Mattessich

October 2, 2013

The Dayton women’s soccer team’s Ashley Campbell was named Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Week thanks to her performance in the Flyers’ 4-0 win over Richmond on Saturday. Campbell registered an early goal eight...

UMass defense continues to improve

By Tom Mulherin

October 1, 2013

After a 2-1 victory over Saint Joseph’s Sunday, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team extended its winning streak to three games, marking its longest win streak this season. The Minutewomen (5-5-1, 1-0 Atlantic 10) see...

Women’s soccer searches for consistency against Bryant

By Joey Saade

September 26, 2013

Still searching for its first winning streak of the season, the Massachusetts women's soccer team hosts Bryant on Thursday looking to put an end to that drought. Coming off another come-from-behind victory in overtime on Sund...

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

By Noelle Mattessich

September 24, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...