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Sowry was replaced on Jan. 7 when UMass announced the hiring of Northwestern Associate Head Coach and former US National Team member Carla Tagliente as field hockey head coach.
Also in today's Collegian is a feature on freshman Lindsay Bowman, written by Michael Wood. "She was one of the latest recruits we picked up," (Head Coach Justine) Sowry says. "What we had noticed about her was her athleticism and her competitive spirit or nature."
The Massachusetts field hockey team knows the position of the underdog tournament host. It was in that position just last season when it hosted No. 1 seed Richmond. Read the full preview in the Daily Coellgian.
Also check out the Collegian's Nick O'Malley's video wrap-up of the game, embedded above.
This weekend the Minutewomen head back to Philly for the Atlantic 10 Championship at Temple's Geasey Field on Friday and Saturday. Top-seed UMass is looking to claim its 12 A-10 Championship and third in four years under Sowry.
The Minutewomen close non-conference play on Tuesday with a 3 p.m. game at Dartmouth. They then return home to host new A-10 member Lock Haven on Friday at 3 p.m. before heading to Richmond on Sunday.
Historic Night For Minutewomen, Pete Vasquez, Daily Collegian
Minutewomen Offensive Side Gains A Boost, Michael Wood, Daily Collegian
UMass Field Hockey Beats St. Louis, Hampshire Gazette
Billikens Tripped Up At Massachusetts, SLUBillikens.com
The Daily Collegian's Michael Wood previews the matchup with the Billikens, including pointing out how players like Nicole Cordero and Nikki Panciocco have lifted their games as of late.
The Collegian's Peter Vasquez has a story on the Minutewomen focusing on A-10 play this year after getting off to a slow start in conference play last season.
"She is always outstanding," Head Coach Justine Sowry said following the Minutewomen's 2-0 win over the Orange. "With a quality goalkeeper back there, we can play more aggressive, and having her back there really gives the team great confidence."
Widdall and the Minutewomen begin A-10 play on Saturday night when they host Saint Louis at 6 p.m. at Garber Field.
On Head Coach Justine Sowry's birthday, her UMass field hockey team gave her the gift of a 2-0 shutout victory over No. 8 Syracuse at Garber on Sunday. The win was UMass' second over a top 10 team this season (No. 4 UConn, Sept. 11) and first victory against the Orange since 1998. Below are stories on the win:VIDEO: Postgame Interviews
Minutewomen Shut Out Another Top 10 Team, Daily Collegian
Alesha Widdall Plays Large Role In Victory, Daily Collegian
Podcast: Mike Wood & Nick O'Malley Discuss UMass' Win, Daily Collegian
Orange Shut Out At Garber, SUAthletics.com
Minutewomen Shut Out Orange, 2-0, Daily Orange