Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass tennis falls to Xavier in A-10 semifinals

By Ryan Barry

April 23, 2013

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Massachusetts tennis team saw its season come to an end Saturday with a 4-0 loss to Xavier in Charlottesville, Va., in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals. The match ended a run for the Minutewomen (16-6, 7-2 A-10) after beating Dayton...

UMass basketball uses hot 3-point shooting to edge Xavier

By Stephen Hewitt

March 4, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

During last Wednesday's Massachusetts men's basketball practice at the Mullins Center, guard Freddie Riley had a message for coach Derek Kellogg. The Minutemen were going through drills designed to prepare for Xavier 3-point specialist Brad Redford, and at one point, Kellogg cal...

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...

Minutewomen downed by Duquesne despite late surge

By Peter Cappiello

February 26, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With about three minutes left on the clock, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team could almost taste its first win in 11 tries. Senior center Jasmine Watson sank a layup to cut her team’s deficit to four as UMass ...

Xavier notches fifth win of season, Charlotte remains undefeated

By Joey Saade

November 28, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Led by freshman guard Semaj Christon, the Xavier men’s basketball team used an early second half rally to hold off Drake 74-70 on Sunday at the Direct TV Classic Tournament held in Anaheim, Calif. Christon scored a team-hig...

Xavier women’s hoops outmuscled by No. 4 Duke, Dayton cruises

By Kaitlin Boyer

November 28, 2012

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Xavier women’s basketball team fell 82-59 at home to No. 4 Duke on Sunday. While the Musketeers didn’t come out on top, the 59 points they scored was the most against the Blue Devils this season. Xavier (3-2, 0-0 Atlantic ...

Weekend sweep ends season on a low note for UMass

By Daniel Malone

November 6, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

It took nearly two-and-a-half months, but the Massachusetts men's soccer team finally settled into a long stretch of consistent play. Unfortunately for UMass coach Sam Koch, it wasn't exactly the kind of consistency the team was hoping...

Minutemen hit the road with playoff odds against them

By Nick Canelas

November 1, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch was very blunt about his team’s chances of making the Atlantic 10 tournament heading into the final weekend of the season. “It’s going to take a little miracle,” he said. With the Minu...

Louisville wins overtime thriller, Georgia tops Florida

By Tom Mulherin

October 31, 2012

Filed under Football, Sports

The No. 10 Louisville football team continued its undefeated stretch by topping Big East rival Cincinnati, 34-31, on Friday. The Cardinals (8-0, 3-0 Big East) outlasted the Bearcats (5-2, 1-1 Big East) in overtime, as Louisville...

Saint Louis assumes top spot in Atlantic 10

By Michael Downs

October 24, 2012

Filed under Archives, Men's Soccer, Sports

The Saint Louis men’s soccer team now finds itself in sole possession of the No. 1 spot in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings after a 3-1 victory over Temple in Philadelphia on Sunday. The Bilikens (11-3-0, 5-1-0 A-10) were led by...