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The UMass Sports Network was on hand at spring practice earlier this week to bring fans the sights and sounds of the wide receiver workouts through the day. Check out the drills and workouts the wideouts do as the group prepares for the 2015 campaign.

Wednesday's game against Vermont was more than just another meeting between the two regional opponents. It marked the first time UMass All-American Katie Ferris had been back to McGuirk Stadium since graduating last spring. The program's all-time leading point scorer, goal scorer and assist leader caught up with the UMass Sports Network following the game.

The UMass football team was able to generate over 200 new donor applicants for the Bone Marrow Donor Registry on Wednesday afternoon. The Minutemen helped signed up potential donors to the registry where they could possibly help save the life of someone dealing with blood cancers. In 2012, former UMass defensive back Ryan Carter was actually selected as bone marrow match and made the donation to help save a five-year-old boys life.



Coverage of @UMassLacrosse 16-7 Win Over Vermont

Check out the new coverage and video highlights of the UMass women's lacrosse team's 16-7 win over Vermont on Wednesday afternoon at McGuirk Stadium. Hannah Murphy notched four goals, while Amy Tiernan and Holly Turner each had three.

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)





Jesse Korzen of the Daily Collegian has a feature on Hannah Murphy's recent scoring success over the last three games. In those contests, she has posted four goals in each to lead the Minutewomen.

Former UMass field hockey and women's lacrosse all-time great Lisa (Griswold) Lindley was elected to the U.S. Lacrosse Connecticut Hall of Fame back in January - Darien Times Sports Editor Steven Buono caught up with Lindley to discuss the honor and her successes as a player and coach.

She was a three-time all-American on the field hockey and lacrosse squads at UMass, went on to play for the U.S. Women's Lacrosse Team from 1986-1992, and was a member of the World Cup Lacrosse Team in 1989. Since then she has a 347-70 record in 21 years of coaching Darien High School and has been Connecticut Coach of the Year six times.

'Honesty' is Hall of Fame coach Lindley's policy | Steven Buono, Darien Times

University of Massachusetts men's lacrosse alumnus Will Manny (2010-13) was highlighted as a major cog on the Boston Cannons offense entering the 2015 Major League Lacrosse season. Manny, elected one of the team captains, is entering his third season with the squad. Check out preview done by Lacrosse Magazine and Inside Lacrosse below:

MLL 2015 Preview: No. 6 Boston Cannons | Phil Shore, Lacrosse Magazine
2015 MLL Season Preview: Part One | Kyle Devitte & Chris Rosenthall, Inside Lacrosse

More on the Minutemen can be found through UMassAthletics.com.

Collegian: @UMassSoftball with a busy weekend ahead of them

Daily Collegian softball writer Adam Aucoin spoke with head coach Kristi Stefanoni about this weekend's series with A-10 rival Fordham. The Minutewomen were scheduled to travel to Harvard on Thursday but that game has been canceled due to field conditions and forecasted cold temperatures.


Collegian: Finding His Way

Mark Chiarelli of the Daily Collegian has a story on junior men's basketball student-athlete Derrick Gordon and what his life has been like over the past 12 months, since coming out as a gay man a year ago.


Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette has a feature story on UMass football linebacker Shane Huber who is back on the field for the Minutemen after sitting out last season following an injury.

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