Postgame Notes: No. 3 UMass 10, No. 19 Maine 9
Nov. 11, 2006
UMass has won eight games in a row for the first time since the 2003 season. Over the stretch, UMass has outscored its opponents 217-59.
In the last seven games, UMass has been dominant in the first half, outscoring opponents 150 to 19.
UMass has won five games in a row against Maine and now leads the all-time series 39-13-1. The win total is the third-most against any team (Rhode Island 45, New Hampshire 40).
Tracy Belton picked off his 13th career pass with a 42-yard return in the first quarter. He is now tied for fourth among active NCAA players and sixth all-time at UMass.
Junior Chris Koepplin is now in a four-way tie for fourth place on UMass' single season field goal list with 10, after Saturday's 35-yard field goal at the start of the fourth quarter. In addition, Koepplin is now 10th in career field goals made (10) after just one season with the Minutemen.