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University of Massachusetts Amherst Men | Women

Division:NCAA - Div. I
Conference:A 10
Location:Amherst, MA
Head Coach:Judy Dixon
Assistant Coach:Juancarlos Nunez
Institution Type:Public
Environment:Large town
Student Population:20,000+
Top Recruiting Classes: R.V. in 2011, R.V. in 2010
Top Mid-Major Classes: #23 in 2014, R.V. in 2013, #24 in 2012, #25 in 2011, #2 in 2010, #24 in 2007

Conference Highlights
Finished in the top four in the A-10 for five straight seasons and nine of the last ten years.
2007: 4th in Atlantic 10...Finished 4-3 against A-10 opponents
2006: 3rd in A-10
2005: 2nd in A-10
2004: 4th in A-10
2003: 2nd in A-10
2002: 7th in A-10
2001: Atlantic 10 Champions
2000: 3rd in A-10
1999: 3rd in A-10
1998: 2nd in A-10
Post Season Highlights
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Tournament Highlights
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Individual Achievements
Magdalne Ploch: Conference Most Outstanding Rookie and 1st Team All-Conference

Candynce Boney: 2nd Team All-Conference

Maudle Lecluyse: Academic All-Conference

Masha Pozar: 1st Team All-Conference and Academic All-Conference

Candynce Boney: 1st Team All-Conference

Michele Spiess: A-10 Student Athlete of the Year, Academic All-Conference, and 1st Team All-Conference, UMass Female Athlete of the Year, Spring Scholar Athlete

Masha Pozar: Academic All-Conference, 1st Team All-Conference

2006: Academic All-American Team, Highest GPA of any UMass team, 8 Academi All-Americans, 1 Academic All-Conference Performer, A-10 Most Outstanding Performer, 2 All-Conference Players, UMass Spring Scholar Athlete

2005: Academic All-American Team Award, 5 Academic All-Americans, 3 All-Conference Players, Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year, UMass Most Inspirational Athlete

2004: Academic All-American Team Award, 3 Academic All-Americans, 2 All-Conference Players

2003: Academic All-American Team Award, 3 Academica All-Americans, 2 All-Conference Players

2002: Highest GPA of any UMass team, All-Conference Player

2001: 1st NCAA Apperance in school history, 1 Academic All-American, 2 All-Conference Players, A-10 Most Outstanding Rookie, A-10 Most Outstanding Performer

2000: Academic All-American Team Award, Academic All-American, Two All-Conference Players

1999: Academic All-American Team Award, Highest GPA of any UMass team, 2 All-Conference Players

1998: 2 All-Conference Players
Coaching Achievements
Head Coach Judy Dixon: 3X Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year, most recently in 2001 when she led the program to first-ever NCAA Tournament Appearance

2006: ITA East Region Assistant Coach of the Year (Celeste Frey)
A 10 MAP
9/30 Gabrielle Schuck chooses Tennessee
9/30 Bailey Busse chooses Sioux Falls
9/30 Jessica Golovin chooses LSU
9/29 Jacob Tullis chooses BYU
9/29 Chrissy Simon chooses Johns Hopkins
9/29 Max Liu chooses Chicago
9/29 Curran Carver chooses Wofford
9/28 Ryan Dickerson chooses Duke
9/28 Camryn Parnell chooses Nebraska - Kearney
9/28 Natalie Weaver chooses Siena

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