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Daily Hampshire Gazette writer Matt Vautour has an update on Zach Coleman's health, among other things.

Nick Casale of the Daily Collegian has a nice tribute article on senior men's soccer players Matt Keys and Josh Schwartz. the duo will play their final game at UMass this Saturday at 1pm against St. Bonaventure at Rudd Field. 

Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette has a story on the benefits of UMass football's extended bye week as the Minutemen began preparations for Ball State on Wednesday night. Blake Frohnapfel and Jovan Santos-Knox both said the time away has been beneficial, but they are looking forward to playing again next week.
Dan Malone of the Springfield Republican has an update on the announcement last night that ESPN will carry next Wednesday's UMass vs. Ball State game at McGuirk Stadium (8 PM) on ESPNU. 

Dan Malone of the Springfield Republican has a story on how the extended bye week has helped several Minutemen rest after nine straight games this season. Malone also speaks to Blake Frohnapfel and Jovan Santos-Knox about being able to watch Ball State play on Wednesday night.

(Araz Havan/Daily Collegian)

Philip Sanzo of the Daily Collegian has a recap of the UMass tennis team's strong showing at the Dartmouth Big Green Invitational last weekend to wrap up the fall campaign. The Minutewomen will now have a break over the bulk of the winter before starting the Spring season at the end of January.

Dan Malone of the Springfield Republican has a story on Mark Whipple's weekly conference call with the media where the Minutemen's head coach discussed how the program is being perceived on the recruiting trail, the upcoming Ball State game and having two of the next three games at McGuirk Stadium.

UMass field hockey begins the 2014 Atlantic 10 Tournament as the No. 1 seed for competition when the Minutewomen face No. 4 Lock Haven on Friday afternoon. Massachusetts is on the hunt for its third consecutive Atlantic 10 title. Daily Collegian reporter Jamie Cushman discussed the history of postseason success for UMass field hockey with head coach Carla Tagliente, senior Renee Suter and sophomore Hailey Cockrum and also talked to the trio about the approach each is taking to preparing for Lock Haven:

UMass field hockey is no stranger to postseason success

The University of Massachusetts field hockey program begins Atlantic 10 Tournament competition with a semifinal matchup against Lock Haven. Tyler Fiedler of the Daily Collegian staff has a preview of the contest for MinuteFans:

UMass field hockey prepares to face Lock Haven in Atlantic 10 tournament

Ross Gienieczko has a preview of UMass' hockey's Friday matchup with AIC in today's Daily Collegian. Finally back at the Mullins Center following a six-game road trip, the Minutemen will be taking on the Yellow Jackets tomorrow night at 7 p.m.

Read: Minutemen prepare for Friday matchup with non-conference foe American International College