Author Archives: Andrew Sciascia

UMass Lowell overtakes UNO 5-2 in last game of Homecoming weekend

UMass Lowell overtakes UNO 5-2 in last game of Homecoming weekend

Croix Evingson celebrates with his teammates after scoring his first career goal as a River Hawk. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Following festivities surrounding the Tsongas Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, Homecoming came to a close with the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team rounding out the series against the University of Nebraska at

Improvements are the focus for River Hawks in 4-2 loss to unranked UNO

Kenny Hausinger (right) skates with the puck past Omaha’s Mason Morelli. (Matt Dwyer/Connector). Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor  Looking to put a winless season opening series with the University of New Hampshire behind them, the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team was dealt a 4-2 loss at the hands of an unranked University of Nebraska at

Best UMass Lowell jerseys

A selection of UMass Lowell’s game worn hockey jerseys. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Having been ranked top 12 in average attendance for over five consecutive seasons, the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team has drawn more than their fair share of audiences. Throughout the seasons, the Tsongas Center has seen more than a

Home opener loss leaves River Hawks devastated

Edward racing for the puck against UNH. (Matt Dwyer/ The Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Despite scoring to come back from a one goal deficit twice in the third period, the fifth-ranked UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team was bested in the closing 14 seconds by the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Wildcats in their

River Hawks undone in home opener by unranked University of New Hampshire

Senior forward John Edwardh dekes around a New Hampshire defender while drawing a hooking penalty during the 2nd period. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Despite scoring to come back from a one goal deficit twice in the third period, the fifth-ranked UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team was bested in the closing 14 seconds by

‘Destiny 2’ returns to the same troubled solar system

The PC version of “Destiny 2” will be released October 24, 2017. (Courtesy of Activision) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor The squad-based, sci-fi, first-person shooter and massively-multiplayer online game “Destiny” first hit shelves in September 2014. Highly anticipated, the game fell flat on its face initially. Riddled with bugs and driven by the worst loot drop

UMass Lowell stresses inclusive environment in wake of Trump’s DACA decision

Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor To much controversy, President Donald Trump announced his plans to roll back the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. Rolled out by the Obama administration in June of 2012, DACA allowed for those who were brought by their parents illegally to the United States to remain in the U.S.

Rachel Morrier proves to be pivotal player

Rachel Morrier proves to be a key offensive player for the 2017 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Having tallied nine points in eight appearances this season, Plaistow, N.H. native Rachel Morrier has been a key offensive weapon in what has been a strong showing from the UMass Lowell women’s soccer

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