UMass Athletics has a recap of the UMass women's soccer team's 2-0 win over Harvard with a focus on keeper Cassidy Babin extending her shutout streak to 352 minutes. The clean sheet was her fourth of the year and the fifth of her two-year career. The Ellicott City, Md., native is the top-rated goalkeeper in the Atlantic 10 with a 0.40 goals-against-average and a .893 save percentage.

Sam Pollack of the Daily Collegian has a feature on women's soccer senior Madison Smith whose transition from defender to forward is paying dividends for the Minutewomen's offensive attack.

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Collegian: @UMassWSoccer pushes its win streak to three

Adam Aucoin of the Daily Collegian has a recap of Sunday's 2-0 win over Harvard for the UMass women's soccer team. The win was the Minutewomen's third straight and marked the squad's fourth shutout of the season.

Celebration after Alyssa Fratarcangeli's goal. Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian

Check out the season premiere of UMass Sports Insider, which debuted on NESN last Thursday. The podcast of the September 17 edition of the Bud Light UMass Football Show from The Hangar Pub & Grill in Amherst is available, as well. Watch and listen below:

Collegian: @UMassSoccer hopes to secure win against Hartford

Jason Kates of the Daily Collegian has a preview today of the UMass men's soccer team's home match on Wednesday afternoon against Hartford. Head coach Fran O'Leary says that setting the tone early will be a key for the Minutemen to be successful.

Adam Aucoin of the Daily Collegian has a feature on the women's soccer team focusing on the strong play of the team defensively over the last five games. 

Head coach Ed Matz says veteran leadership on the back line is key to the program's succes.

"It's always great to have two or three seniors on your backline at all times," he said. "They know the system better than anyone on this team and they can help guide our younger defenders to get better."

Julia Weithofer fights way to the ball. Photo by Robert Rigo.

Listen to the podcast of the September 7 edition of the Bud Light UMass Football Show from The Hangar Pub & Grill in Amherst. Head coach Mark Whipple and player guests Jovan Santos-Knox and Blake Frohnapfel recap training camp and preview the Minutemen's season-opener at Colorado.

Boston Globe writer Allen Lesells spoke with former University of Massachusetts field hockey midfielder Nicole Phelan recently. Phelan, who now goes by the married last name Sabatier, lives in Oregon and spoke highly of the sport she started playing in eighth grade as well as her experiences at UMass.

Catching Up With ... Nicole (Phelan) Sabatier, North Andover/UMass field hockey | Allen Lessels, Boston Globe

Sport Schedules Now Available For Download To Calendars

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The 2015 UMass football schedule, men's and women's cross country schedules, field hockey schedule, men's and women's soccer schedules and the 2015-16 UMass hockey schedule are all now available for download to Outlook and other calendars compatible with .ics files. To download, click on the links for each schedule below or visit the link at the top of each sport's schedule page on

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UMass women's track and field alumna Jen (Waeger) St. Jean '96 has been in action the World Masters Athletics Outdoor Championships in Lyon, France, this week, running in the Women's 40 section of the 1500m run.

In Wednesday's preliminaries, St. Jean blew away the field, running the event in 4 minutes, 41.43 seconds, nearly 10 seconds faster than the next closest runner. 

Then in today's final, St. Jean claimed Silver in the event with a time of 4 minutes, 37.08 seconds, just shy of Great Britain's Louise Rudd's winning time of 4:36.70.