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Dan Malone of MassLive.com has a Q&A feature with defensive line coach Dave Sollazzo and the improvement his group has made in his three years with the program. Sollazzo says there is still room for growth overall, but notes that his group has shown maturation and improvement over the years.

Dan Malone of MassLive.com has a story on what head coach Mark Whipple has seen from the football program in terms of growth this spring after his first season back with the program. Whipple says confidence is the No. 1 thing he has noticed with the players. That confidence, he thinks, is translating into more success and growth as the the Minutemen enter their fourth season as an FBS program.
Dan Malone of MassLive.com has a feature story on Ross Comis who will figure prominently in tonight's Spring Game for the UMass football program. Comis redshirt last fall as a true freshman and will push for the No. 2 back-up QB spot in 2015. The rookie was highly touted coming out of West Virginia and was one of the first signees for head coach Mark Whipple after he returned to UMass.
Dan Malone of MassLive.com has a look at the format of tonight's UMass football Spring Game and head coach Mark Whipple's decision to sit several key starters. Whipple speaks to the evaluation process and how the team has improved during the spring practice season.
Dan Malone of MassLive.com has a Q&A feature with UMass football running back Jamal Wilson who has returned healthy to spring practice after suffering a season-ending injury at Vanderbilt last year. The return of the talented Wilson adds another experienced option to the UMass backfield alongside Shadrach Abrokwah, Lorenzo Woodley and J.T. Blyden.
Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette has a preview of tonight's UMass football spring game and how it is part of an overall evaluation package for head coach Mark Whipple. The Minutemen will sit several key players in order to get a better sense of how other players handle more minutes on the field.

Collegian: A fan's guide to the @UMassFootball spring game

Mark Chiarelli of the Daily Collegian has a preview and fan guide for tonight's UMass football spring game which begins at 7 PM at McGuirk Stadium. He breaks down several areas to watch on the field and has details on several other fan events which surround the game.
Matthew Zackman of the Daily Collegian has a preview of tonight's women's lacrosse game at Saint Joseph's. UMass has a key weekend between this game and Sunday's game at La Salle to lock up a spot in the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament.

Collegian: @UMassTennis begins its bid for the Atlantic 10 title

Arthur Hayden of the Daily Collegian has a preview of the Atlantic 10 Tennis Championships and the momentum the Minutewomen have built going into postseason. Head coach Judy Dixon says the key to a good performance for UMass will be its play at doubles along with the team's overall depth in singles.

(Amanda Joinson/Daily Collegian)

Daily Collegian softball writer Jamie Cushman was in attendance at Sortino Field for both games of Thursday's doubleheader split with Marist. He has a recap and reaction from head coach Kristi Stefanoni and Whitney Cooper, who had a clutch 2-run single in the fifth inning of the 4-3 game 2 walk-off win.


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