February 2013 Archives
Wellman, who was acquired by the Washington Capitals from the Florida Panthers last month, will make his debut with the Capitals wearing No. 48. In his 11 games since the trade, he has tallied 11 points in 11 contests with the Hershey Bears.
Wellman previously played 41 games in the NHL with the Minnesota Wild from 2009-2012.
Tonight's show will feature player guests senior Eddie Olczyk and junior Conor Sheary who will join UMass assistant coach Joey Gasparini along with Brock HInes and Adam Frenier.
- Oliveri was named the top rookie in the CAA for the second consecutive week.
- Cameron McDonough highlighted the defensive aspect of play in his recap for the Springfield Republican.
- The Daily Collegian's Nick Canelas also focused on how the Minutemen defense hit a defensive mark they looked to achieve vs. the Crimson.
- Brian Foley was also at the contest and had a recap of play for Inside Lacrosse as part of the organization's "On The Scene" report.
- Inside Lacrosse's Quint Kessenich mentioned UMass at the No. 6 spot in his weekly Top-20 and analysis.
Oliveri took home CAA Co-Rookie of the Week honors after posting 18 saves vs. the Tar Heels.
Quint Kessenich ranked UMass No. 6 in his top-20 and weekend analysis column for Inside Lacrosse.
Bryan Wallace at Inside Lacrosse had a report on the atmosphere surrounding the UMass win.
Inside Lacrosse's Geoff Shannon appreciated UMass' "Gorilla Ball" approach to the game.
The Minutemen moved up to No. 5 in the USILA Top-20 and No. 7 in the Nike/Inside Lacrosse Poll.
The Inside Lacrosse staff ranked the UMass defense as the No. 7 unit in Division-I men's lacrosse.
Cecil Copeland was on-site to capture images of the hard-fought victory for Lacrosse Magazine.
The Minutemen continue their 2013 slate at Harvard in Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday, Feb. 23, before returning to Garber Field to host Brown on March 2 at 2 p.m. Ticket information for all home men's lacrosse games is available through 866-UMASS-TIX (862-7784).
During play against the Black Knights, Whippen notched his first collegiate point with the first Minuteman goal and went on to add three more during the decisive second and third quarters. After the teams tied at 4-4 through the first stanza, Whippen spearheaded the UMass offense with a trio of goals during the middle portion of the contest, in which the Minutemen built a 13-8 lead entering the final frame. The Chelmsford, Mass., native went on to add one more tally in the fourth before assisting Kyle Smith on the contest's final goal.
The Minutemen continue their season with a neutral-site contest at Kennesaw State University's KSU Stadium against No. 4 North Carolina at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16.
Tonight's show will feature player guests senior co-captain Kevin Czepiel and junior Michael Pereira as well as a recap of last Friday's win over #11/9 Boston University and a preview of this weekend's games vs. Northeastern and #20 Merrimack.