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The UMass Sports Network traveled to Fairfield, Conn., to capture the sights and sounds of the men's lacrosse victory over Fairfield Thursday evening. Check out how the Minutemen won their 9-8 decision from the Stags and what head coach Greg Cannella, redshirt-junior goalie Zach Oliveri and sophomore attackman Brendan Hegarty had to say after the game:

Keep track of the Minutemen as the face Towson on Saturday, May 2 with the CAA Championship and a bid to the NCAA Tournament up for grabs through UMassAthletics.com.

Inside Lacrosse photographer Greg Vasil was sideline at Rafferty Stadium for the UMass men's lacrosse 9-8 victory over top-seed and tournament host Fairfield on Thursday evening. Check out a gallery of Vasil's photos chronicling the upset victory:

Photos: UMass 9, Fairfield 8 in CAA Semifinals | Inside Lacrosse, Greg Vasil

Inside Lacrosse: Lindley Ranked No. 19 Among Top-25 Rookies

Peter Lindley has had a great week. The attackman for UMass men's lacrosse was listed as the No. 19 freshman in the Inside Lacrosse top-25 rookie rankings Wednesday. Take a look at the complete list here. The recognition by IL comes one day after the Darien, Connecticut, native took home ECAC Rookie of the Week. He is also the reigning CAA Rookie of the Week.

UMass takes to the road for its next game, a Saturday, March 21 contest at Hofstra. First faceoff is set for Noon. More on the game and the team can be found via UMassAthletics.com.

UMass men's lacrosse defeated Penn State, 12-8, Saturday afternoon at McGuirk Stadium on the strength of defensive dominance in the second half and five points from Nick Mariano. Check out highlights of the game below:

More on the Minutemen is available through UMassAthletics.com.

Anthony Chuisano of the Daily Collegian staff caught up with UMass men's lacrosse head coach Greg Cannella, senior Andrew Sokol and sophomore Nick Mariano after the win over Penn State. Read about the contest and how the Minutemen earned the win:

UMass lacrosse takes control in second half, defeats Penn State for second win | Anthony Chuisano, Daily Collegian

More on the program can be found via UMassAthletics.com.

HIGHLIGHTS: UMass Men's Lacrosse vs. Quinnipiac

UMass men's lacrosse received five-point performances from Peter Lindley and Nick Mariano as 16 Minutemen recorded at least one point in the 18-5 victory over Quinnipiac Tuesday. Check out highlights of the win from the UMass Sports Network below:

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Jason Kates recapped the 18-5 UMass men's lacrosse victory over Quinnipiac for the Daily Collegian. The contest featured strong distribution on attack and a disruptive defensive performance. Read Kates' recap:

Balanced attack leads UMass men's lacrosse to first win of 2015 | Jason Kates, Daily Collegian

Collegian: UMass lacrosse forges on with youthful roster

UMass men's lacrosse sports a roster heavy on youth in 2015, with 24 student-athletes in their first of second seasons and only 13 in at least their third year with the program. Jason Kates spoke to head coach Greg Cannella and freshmen Buddy Carr and Peter Lindley for a story on the youthful look to the roster this season.

UMass lacrosse forges on with youthful roster | Jason Kates, Daily Collegian

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

Inside Lacrosse: Lindley Named In 2010 Power 100 Freshman Rankings

Inside Lacrosse released its 2014 Power 100 Freshman Rankings, compiled by the IL staff, this week. UMass newcomer Peter Lindley was slotted in the No. 95 spot following a four-year standout career at Darien High School that included 143 goals scored.

2014 Power 100 Freshman Rankings | Inside Lacrosse

Soon-to-be UMass men's lacrosse freshman Peter Lindley was a key component in Darien High School Varsity Boy's Lacrosse recording a 23-0 season and Connecticut State Championship in 2014. For the team's success, Inside Lacrosse recently ranked Darien No. 5 in the final national poll of the 2014 season.

Lindley provided four goals and an assist in the 2014 FCIAC Boys Lacrosse Championship en route to being named the championship game MVP as Darien won its 13th title in program history. He has also been awarded All-FCIAC First Team in 2014 after he provided 63 goals and 19 assists to earn all-America honors.

Read more on the Inside Lacrosse Top-25 Power Rankings through IL's website here. Keep up-to-date with the Minutemen through UMassAthletics.com.

University of Massachusetts men's lacrosse incoming freshman Peter Lindley helped the Darien (CT) High School boys lacrosse team secure a perfect season (23-0 overall) with its 10-8 victory over New Canaan in the Connecticut Class M Championship on Saturday.

Andrew Callahan with the Stamford Advocate has a recap of the day's action, during which Lindley assisted on two Darien goals, for fans:

NORWALK -- For all the superlatives that have been aptly used to describe the Darien boys lacrosse team this spring-- deep, talented, explosive and well-coached-- there is now only one that can define the Blue Wave.

Perfect.

Following a 10-8 victory over rival New Canaan in the Class M championship Saturday, Darien placed itself among the all-time great teams by registering an undefeated season at 23-0. Seven different Blue Wave players scored in the title game, including Ian Burgoyne and Jack Kniffin, who combined for five goals. Rams attack Michael Kraus notched the game's lone hat trick via a fourth-quarter score that helped spur a late comeback, which fell short.

With the win, Darien topped New Canaan (17-5) for the third time in as many meetings this season and clinched the tenth state title in program history...

Read the conclusion of Callahan's story through the Stamford Advocate's website here. More on UMass men's lacrosse can be foun through UMassAthletics.com.

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