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Massachusetts goalie Tim McCormack
Weaknesses: Many questions remain. How will UMass' speed stack up with teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference? The Minutemen's strength of schedule is really weak. If UMass loses a game or two, its soft resume won't sit well with the NCAA tournament selection committee. UMass lacks NCAA playoff experience, and no Colonial Athletic Association team has ever won the NCAA title. UMass doesn't clear the ball great, either.
Next: UMass plays Drexel on Saturday at Bethpage High on Long Island.
February 18, 2012