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Despite outshooting Vermont, 39-34, UMass was unable to solve goaltender Mike Santaguida, falling 2-0 on Sunday.
On Saturday afternoon some of the less battle-tested harriers competed in the IC4A Championship for a chance to impress their coach and add excitement for the 2014 season. The UMass squad finished ninth overall in a field of 20 teams in Bronx, N.Y. This year's team was certainly a young group however many of the young runners progressed nicely throughout the 2013 campaign under the training of Coach O'Brien.
The redshirt junior forward will lead the Minutemen alongside fellow captain Conor Sheary.
UMass divers Michaela Butler and Josh Koppel remained undefeated on the season as both athletes won the two springboard competitions at the Frank Elm Invitational at Rutgers this weekend.
Josh Koppel leads a youthful UMass contingent of five divers to a pair of individual crowns this weekend.
Kim Pierre-Louis scored 19 points as UMass women's basketball won at Hartford, 63-59 on Saturday afternoon.
Despite a quick start for the UMass hockey team with two goals in the first minute of the contest, Vermont scored three unanswered to defeat the Minutemen.
On Saturday at 10:30 A.M. the Minutemen will race in the IC4A Championship in Bronx, N.Y. Coach O'Brien will bring some of his less experienced runners to the meet, bringing the season to an end for the team's better harriers. Saturday presents an opportunity for the untested Minutemen to gain the experience of competing in a championship meet.
Massachusetts makes a trip South on I-91 to face regional rival Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 2 p.m.
The Minutewomen were recognized for posting a team GPA of 3.0 or higher in the 2012-13 academic year.
The Minutemen's big man on the offensive line sits down with UMassAthletics.com to give fans some insight into his life and the team.
Forward Rashida Timbilla led UMass to a 64-63 upset victory over Rutgers with 17 points and 12 rebounds at the Mullins Center on Wednesday evening.