Last meeting: Aug. Quarterback David Pindell and running back Kevin Mensah could once again carry the ball 40 or more times between them. When UMass has the ball: With starting quarterback Andrew Ford likely sidelined, UMass will turn to backup Ross Comis, who poses a threat both with his arms and his legs. The Minutemen have averaged He could be busy Saturday against a UMass team that can put up a lot of points.
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Mitchell Chaffee's four points pushes No. 3 UMass hockey to 7-4 win vs. UConn
History[ edit ] The first game played between the two schools took place on November 6, , in Amherst, Massachusetts. Massachusetts won 36—0. They had formed a loose association with other public colleges in New England such as present day New Hampshire and Rhode Island for the purpose of scheduling football matchups between the schools. The series was discontinued until , when the schools again met each year until World War II saw both universities disband their football teams.
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UConn Basketball: Predicting Huskies Top Rivalries in 5 Years 0 of 5 When the music stopped the UConn Huskies were one of the only teams left standing without a chair in the epic game of conference realignment. The so-called "Catholic Seven" schools will be gone next year, forming a new Big East Conference , and taking many of UConn's natural rivals with them. They will also add Xavier and Butler in the fall and possibly Creighton as well. Tulane will come on board in and barring any future additions or subtractions will complete the new league. Who will UConn's rivals be in this new conference?
Mitchell Chaffee recorded four points two goals, two assists to lead the Minutemen, Bobby Trivigno netted a pair of goals and goalie Matt Murray made 29 saves in UMass' hard-fought victory. Chaffee, Jacob Pritchard, Trivigno and captain Niko Hildenbrand all scored in the final period for UMass to claim its ninth-straight win, a program record. We have a lot of gifted offensive players and you saw some real nice goals from Marc Del Gaizo, Trivigno, [Jacob] Pritchard, and Chaffee. But, our play without the puck tonight was inconsistent. I thought UConn's game plan did a really good job of preventing us from being effective on the cycle.