Author Archives: Alexa Hyde

St. Vincent’s “Masseduction” takes a new direction

Alexa Hyde Connector Editor It’s been over three years since St. Vincent last released an album. Leading up to the album “Masseduction,” which hit streaming sites and stores on October 13th, Annie Clark, better known by her stage name of St. Vincent, dropped three tracks and two music videos in a heavy promotional campaign that

Women’s basketball drops America East game at home

Senior guard Nicole Hayner notched 10 points on Wednesday night against Albany Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team suffered a loss to the UAlbany Great Danes in Wednesday night’s America East matchup. UMass Lowell fell to a 3-19 overall record, and a 0-9 America East record. Despite a strong first quarter, UMass

River Hawks lose halftime lead to Vermont to 61-46 finish

Junior forward Kayla Gibbs scored 13 points Thursday night, the sixteenth straight game in which she tallied over ten points. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor UMass Lowell (3-16, 0-6 AE) fell 46-61 to the Vermont Catamounts (5-13, 2-4 AE) on Thursday night in an America East matchup. Led offensively by junior forward

River Hawks stumble at Tsongas

Sophomore Amanda Ortiz goes for a layup in a 72-59 loss to the Longwood Lancers Sunday afternoon at the Tsongas Center. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The luck of the Tsongas hasn’t extended into the 2016-17 season for the women’s basketball team, as the River Hawks (0-4) lost 72-59 against the

Women’s basketball falters in home opener against Fairfield

Sophomore forward Katherine Smith finished the night with 33 minutes played, third to only Nicole Hayner and Asia Mitchell-Owens. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor Despite a high energy start, the UMass Lowell women’s basketball team (0-3) was unable to break through Fairfield’s (2-1) defense. The River Hawks fell 41-65 against the

Women’s basketball’s transition mirrors that of their coach

Women’s basketball head coach Jenerrie Harris looks to continue building the program in her third season at the helm. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor Just entering its fourth year of Division I play, the UMass Lowell women’s basketball program is aptly headed by a woman whose story aligns with the River

Women’s basketball looks to find success in final year of transition to Division I

Senior co-captain Nicole Hayner finished her junior season with 819 minutes played and led the team in 3-point field goals. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor As the final year of UMass Lowell’s Division I transition comes underway, the women’s basketball team travels to face the Towson Tigers on Friday, followed by

Spinners give up early lead in 4-2 loss

Third baseman Victor Acosta scored the second of Lowell’s two runs on Thursday’s contest against the State College Spikes. (Photo courtesy George DeLuca/Connector) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The Spinners couldn’t hold onto an early lead in a 4-2 loss to finish the series with the visiting State College Spikes on Tuesday night. The Spinners’ lone

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