Wellman, who has spent the past three seasons in the Washington Capitals' organization, is the second Minuteman with NHL experience to head to the KHL as Matt Anderson '07 has played for Moscow Spartak, Zagreb Medvescak and Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik since 2013.
Форварды Лукаш Радил (Lukas Radil) 05.08.90 из Чехии и американец Кейси Уэллмэн (Casey Wellman) 18.10.87. pic.twitter.com/HUGBQz543H— HC Spartak Moscow (@spartak_hc) June 4, 2015
University of Massachusetts women's basketball alumna Tamara Tatham wrapped up a successful European exhibition tour with the Canadian National Team on June 5. Tatham was paramount to the team's success as she averaged 7.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game starting over the six-game slate, which included four victories. The only losses Tatham and the Canadian side suffered were to No. 3 internationally ranked Spain and No. 4 France.
The side previously completed three contests in Spain prior to traveling to France for the remainder of the trip. Read about the first leg of the trip through Just Take A Minute here.
Women's National Team Earns Another Win, Beating Poland 73-68 | Team Canada Website
Canada Defeats Italy 67-62, Improves To 4-1 | Team Canada Website
Canada Finishes 4-2 After Falling To France, 50-42 | Team Canada Website
The Canadian National Team is gearing up for a run at the 2016 Olympic Games and begins qualification play at the FIBA Americas Women's Championship after the squad completes its Pan Am Games slate from July 16-20. More on the team is available on Canada Basketball's official website.
John Tierney, a UMass men's lacrosse signee and native of Westfield, Mass., was named a United States Lacrosse All-American recently. In his scholastic career, Tierney provided Wilbraham & Monson Academy with 370 points on 194 goals and 176 assists.
Former University of Massachusetts men's lacrosse letterman Ron Dumont received recognition in Wicked Local Lexington for his contribution to scholastic lacrosse as the founding head coach of Lexington High School.
Dumont walked on to the UMass lacrosse team during his undergraduate day in Amherst and lettered as a goalie in 1971. He joined the Lexington High School staff as a teacher in 1977 and founded the varsity lacrosse program during his tenure. Read the entire story through the link below.
Two alumni of the University of Massachusetts football program earned spots on the 2016 College Football Hall of Fame ballot, announced on Tuesday morning.
Rene Ingoglia (1992-95) and Steve Schubert (1970-72) lettered at running back and wide receiver, respectively. Ingoglia rushed for 4,623 yards and 54 touchdowns on the ground - school records at the time - while he was twice named an all-American. He rushed for more than 1,000 yards during three separate seasons with 1,505 in 1994, 1,284 during 1993 and 1,178 in 1995. Schubert was an all-American in 1972 when he tallied 902 yards receiving - the second-most in school history at the time - via 45 receptions. His nine touchdown catches that season still rank tied for fifth-most in one year in program history while his 17.72 yards per catch career average stands third among all Minutemen. Read the complete release through the link below.