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Collegian: @UMassWBB offense geared to thrive

Tom Mulherin of the Daily Collegian looks at the offensive improvement of the UMass women's basketball this season thanks to a more spread out game plan. Head coach Sharon Dawley says the players have a good feel for the scheme and an understanding of each other's roll which helps keep the offense balanced.

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Adam Aucoin of the Daily Collegian has a preview of Wednesday's match-up at Harvard as the UMass women's basketball team looks to start the season 2-0 after Sunday's win at Holy Cross.

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Christopher Martinez of the Daily Collegian has a recap of the fall season for the women's tennis team with a look at what the spring will bring. Head coach Judy Dixon says the fall allows the program to gauge where they are at technically and figure line-ups for the spring run leading up to the Atlantic 10 Championship.

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Mollie Walker of the Daily Collegian profiles Owen Wright who had a strong performance at last weekend's dual meet against Brown despite battling the flu. Wright has been having a banner season overall for the Minutemen in the pool in a number of events.

(Shannon Broderick/ Daily Collegian)

Rowing Feature: Dawn on the Connecticut

UMass University Relations Communications Writer Laura Miller spent a morning with the UMass rowing team at a practice on the Connecticut River recently to see the sport up close and report on the dynamics of competition. Take a closer look at rowing through Miller's reporting on UMass.edu:

Dawn on the Connecticut | Laura Miller, UMass University Relations

Thursday's Bud Light UMass Football Show Now Online

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You can now listen to the most recent Bud Light UMass Football Show, which aired October 15, online now! Host Josh Mauer interviews head coach Mark Whipple, wide receiver Marken Michel and linebacker Kassan Messiah.

Jason Kates of the Daily Collegian has a feature story on Mark Morris whose return to the line-up from injury has been a jump-start for the men's soccer team. The forward netted a hat trick last week in a 3-2 win over Rhode Island which included him scoring the game-winning goal with 30 seconds left in regulation.

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Ryan Donovan of the Daily Collegian has a recap of the UMass men's and women's swimming and diving teams as they each took first place at the Colgate Fall Classic over the weekend to start the season. Both squads have high hopes for the season and Donovan writes that the successful performance sets the tone early.

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Latest Bud Light UMass Football Show Now Online

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You can now listen to the most recent Bud Light UMass Football Show, which aired October 8, online now! Host Josh Mauer interviews head coach Mark Whipple, wide receiver Tajae Sharpe, and cornerback Randall Jette.


Softball Adds Two Games Sunday

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The UMass softball team has added two exhibition games on Sunday, Oct. 4 against AIC at Sortino Field. The first game will begin at 1 p.m., with the second one starting shortly after at 3 p.m.

So far, Kristi Stefanoni's squad is 1-1 in their fall exhibition season. They won their fall opener against Army West Point after a dominating performance by Meg Colleran before dropping to Boston College in the second game last weekend.

The doubleheader against Sacred Heart originally scheduled for today, Oct. 3, have also been pushed to Wednesday, Oct. 7 due to weather concerns. They will be played on the road in Fairfield, Conn.

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