The University of Massachusetts men's lacrosse team, including redshirt-freshman goalie Zachary Oliveri
, received praise for the recent 12-11 come-from-behind victory over No. 4 nationally-ranked North Carolina over the weekend. In the contest, the Minutemen erased a three-goal deficit entering the final quarter through a mix of strong defense and balanced offense to earn the win. Below are a few links related to the Minutemen victory:
Oliveri took home CAA Co-Rookie of the Week
honors after posting 18 saves vs. the Tar Heels.
Quint Kessenich ranked UMass No. 6 in his top-20 and weekend analysis column
for Inside Lacrosse.
Bryan Wallace at Inside Lacrosse had a report on the atmosphere
surrounding the UMass win.
Inside Lacrosse's Geoff Shannon appreciated UMass' "Gorilla Ball" approach to the game
The Minutemen moved up to No. 5 in the USILA Top-20
and No. 7 in the Nike/Inside Lacrosse Poll
The Inside Lacrosse staff ranked the UMass defense as the No. 7 unit in Division-I men's lacrosse
Cecil Copeland was on-site to capture images of the hard-fought victory for Lacrosse Magazine
The Minutemen continue their 2013 slate at Harvard in Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday, Feb. 23, before returning to Garber Field to host Brown on March 2 at 2 p.m. Ticket information for all home men's lacrosse games is available through 866-UMASS-TIX (862-7784).