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Gazette: Tailback Lorenzo Woodley breaks through for @UMassFootball

Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette has a story on running back Lorenzo Woodley who played a huge factor in Saturday's win at Kent State with 160 yards rushing. Woodley was critical late in the game as the Minutemen were able to hold the ball to run the clock in the third and fourth quarters.

After a week off, the Bud Light UMass Football Show returns tonight from 7-8 p.m on the UMass Sports Network. Join head coach Mark Whipple and player guests live at The Hangar Pub and Grill on University Drive in Amherst. Host Josh Maurer and coach Whipple will look back at the Minutemen's win against Kent State and preview Saturday's matchup against Eastern Michigan at Gillette Stadium.

If you can't make it to The Hangar, listen live on 105.5 FM (Springfield) and 1440 AM (Worcester). Fans can also listen live online at or on mobile devices by downloading the TuneIn Radio app. A podcast of the show will be available on Tuesday morning.

Submit a question for Coach Whipple by tweeting @UMassSportsNet or by clicking here. Selected questions will be used during tonight's show.

Listen Live | TuneIn Radio App | Show Schedule and Information | UMass Podcasts
USA Today had this post yesterday (with video) on For The Win about former Minuteman Jonathan Quick Jonathan Quick making a young fan's day by slipping him a secret autograph while he was on the bench during a preseason game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Read: Jonathan Quick signs secret autograph for fan from the bench

Arthur Hayden had this recap of women's soccer's 2-1 loss at George Washington on Saturday.

Read: UMass women's soccer falls short in comeback bid against George Washington

Coverage & Recaps Of @UMassFootball 40-17 Win At Kent State

PREVIEW: Field Hockey at Columbia

The UMass field hockey team switches gears and goes back to non-conference competition for Sunday's matchup at Columbia (7-4 overall). Here are ways to follow along today:

 University of Massachusetts Field Hockey Game Notes
 Game 14 Massachusetts (6-7) at Columbia (7-4)
 Date | Time Sunday, Oct. 12 | 1:00 p.m.
 Location Baker Athletics Complex; New York, N.Y.
 Series History First meeting.
 Live Statistics NeuLion
 Game Blog Cover It Live
 Team Information Massachusetts | Columbia
 Twitter @UMassFH   | @UMassAthletics  
 Instagram UMass Field Hockey

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Where To Watch & Listen To @UMassFootball At Kent State (2 PM)

The UMass football team takes on Kent State today at 2 PM in Kent, Ohio as both teams are looking for their first wins of the season. Check out the details below to see where you can watch and listen to the game on all of your devices.

 Massachusetts (0-6, 0-2 MAC) at Kent State (0-5, 0-2 MAC) 
 Date Saturday, Oct. 11 at 2:00 p.m. (ET)
 Location Kent, Ohio | Dix Stadium (25,319)
 Tickets 866-UMASS-TIX |  Ticket Info
 Radio  105.5 FM WEEI (Springfield/Amherst), 1440 AM WVEI (Worcester), 95.9 FM WATD (South Shore), 1200 AM WXKS (Boston, Worcester, Manchester, Providence); Listen Online | Use the TuneIn App for Mobile Devices to listen
 Online Video watch
 Live Stats gametracker Live Stats
 Social Media | Live Game Blog
 MAC Teleconference Whipple's Monday Conference Call Quotes (10/6)
 Game Notes Massachusetts Notes | Depth Chart | News Clips | 2014 Media Guide

Boston Herald: @UMassFootball hopes to stay Sharpe

John Connolly of the Boston Herald has a preview of Saturday's UMass football at Kent State game which includes a look at the role Tajae Sharpe has played in the success of the Minutemen's offense this season. Sharpe is one of the top wide receivers in the MAC and one of the top 10 wideouts in the nation entering this weekend.

Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette has a preview of Saturday's game at Kent State and how the Minutemen prepare defensively when not knowing which quarterback will start. 

Inside Lacrosse: UMass Fall Ball All-Access

Inside Lacrosse staff writer Matt Kinnear stopped by Amherst, Mass., and visited a UMass men's lacrosse practice to catch some fall ball preparations. Check out Kinnear's report regarding the Minutemen below:

Fall All-Access: UMass | Matt Kinnear, Inside Lacrosse