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In today's Daily Hampshire Gazette, Matt Vautour takes a look at the play of freshman goaltender and current Hockey East Rookie of the Week Henry Dill, while also previewing UMass hockey's weekend at Maine and giving a mention to the start of "Movember".

Read: Freshman goalie Henry Dill off to fast start for UMass hockey team

PREVIEW: Field Hockey vs. Syracuse

UMass field hockey hosts Syracuse for its final non-conference game of the 2014 season on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. The last time these teams faced off at Garber Field the Minutewomen defeated then-No. 1 nationally ranked Syracuse to start a 10-game winning streak that culminated with an appearance in the 2012 NCAA Tournament.

 University of Massachusetts Field Hockey Game Notes
 Game 18 Massachusetts (9-8 overall) vs. No. 7 Syracuse (12-4)
 Date | Time Saturday, Nov. 1 | 1:00 p.m.
 Location Garber Field; Amherst, Mass.
 Series History Syracuse leads, 17-7-1. Last meeting: Syracuse 2, UMass 1; Sept. 13, 2013
 Live Statistics GameTracker
 Watch Atlantic 10 Digital Network
 Team Information Massachusetts | Syracuse
 Twitter @UMassFH   | @UMassAthletics  
 Instagram UMass Field Hockey

More on the field hockey team is available through UMassAthletics.com.

MBB Recaps From Thursday's 120-71 Exhibition Win Over AIC

Ross Gienieczko of the Daily Collegian has a preview of this week's road trip to UNC Asheville and Davidson.


InsideLacrosse.com: Taking A Look At @UMassLacrosse Competition Week

The UMass women's lacrosse team wrapped up its fall ball season with the Minutewomen's annual competition week. During the week, the team splits up into two squads which compete against each other on and off the field. InsideLacrosse.com has all the details and photos.

MBB Gameday Preview: Exhibition vs. AIC, 10/30/14

The Massachusetts men's basketball team will play host to American International College Thursday at 7 p.m. in its lone exhibition contest prior to the start of the much anticipated 2014-15 season. The game will be shown online at UMassAthletics.com via the Atlantic 10 Digital Network with Josh Maurer and Jason Germain on the call.

Massachusetts vs. American International - EXHIBITION
 Date Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7:00 p.m.
 Location Amherst, Mass. | Mullins Center
 Tickets  Admission is free | Call 866-UMASS-TIX for 2014-15 regular-season ticket info
 TV watch None
 Radio  None
 Online Video watch Atlantic 10 Digital Network ($) | Packages range from $4.95-$99.95
 Live Stats gametracker GameTracker
 Social Media
  @UMassAthletics | @UMassBasketball | @CoachKellogg
 Promotions Select-A-Seat | Halloween Costume Contest


Trey Davis spoke with Dan Malone about how offseason ankle surgery has helped the junior guard get over lingering pain that had persisted for close to four seasons after injuring it on his recruiting visit to George Washington during his senior year of high school.


Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette spoke with head coach Derek Kellogg about Jabarie Hinds' role of either starting or coming off the bench.


Dan Malone of MassLive.com has a starting lineup update as junior transfer Jabarie Hinds may not start, but that he's okay with that.


Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette has a story looking at the bye week for UMass football and how it will help the Minutemen prepare for its nationally televised mid-week game against Ball State on Nov. 12 - a 16-day separation from the Toledo game.

Vautour states that coach Whipple gave the team four days off until having a team meeting on Thursday and practice on Friday. The coaching staff will also focus on recruiting during that time frame.

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