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River Hawks look to future at season’s end

River Hawks look to future at season’s end

Tommy Panico, Tyler Mueller and John Edwardh celebrate a River Hawk goal. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The River Hawks ended their season with a loss to Notre Dame in the Northeast Regional Final on Sunday, March 26, finishing with a 27-11-3 record overall. UMass Lowell will be bidding farewell to an accomplished senior

Overtime thriller ends UMass Lowell’s great season

A bundle of players from UMass Lowell and Notre Dame swarm the Fighting Irish net. (Matt Dwyer/Connector)  Brock Johnson Connector Editor UMass Lowell looked to win its sixth game in a row to make it to the Frozen Four, but was thwarted in an overtime thriller by Notre Dame and their talented freshman Anders Bjork.

Wall, River Hawks shut Cornell out of NCAA Tournament 5-0

Sophomore forward Ryan Dmowski scored the first goal of Saturday afternoon’s game against Cornell. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team came in hot to the semifinal, winning the Hockey East Tournament and 11 of their last 12 games and maintained their streak with a 5-0 win over Cornell.

River Hawks’ top line powers UMass Lowell past BC 4-1

Jake Kamrass watches Chris Forney’s shot go into the net while screening Boston College goalie Joseph Woll. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The River Hawks entered the Conte Forum Thursday night riding on a five-game win streak to face the skidding Boston College Eagles. UMass Lowell looked to win at BC for the first

River Hawks fight for third straight win in 3-2 contest against Boston University

Freshman forward Kenny Hausinger celebrates after scoring the game winning goal for the River Hawks in the third period.  Brock Johnson Connector Editor UMass Lowell looked to maintain momentum on their two-game winning streak coming into the game against Boston University at the Tsongas Center on Friday, Feb, 10. The River Hawks extended their winning

David Aguiar: RA advocating for acceptance

Brock Johnson Connector Editor David Aguiar, a resident advisor in the Riverview Suites, wanted to focus on promoting diversity on his floor’s bulletin board due to the recent divisive election, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History month. To his astonishment on Friday, Jan 20, Aguiar discovered vandalism in the form of hate speech

Diversity display vandalized with hate speech

Brock Johnson Connector Editor In response to the currently divided feeling around the nation, David Aguiar, a resident advisor at Riverview Suites, wanted to proudly display the floor’s diversity. On Friday, Jan. 20, however, Aguiar and a team of RAs found a floor’s bulletin board designed to promote diversity vandalized with hate speech. They had

Super Bowl LI: Clash of the titans

The New England Patriots face off against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The New England Patriots breezed past the Steelers 36-17 in Foxborough during the AFC Championship game, but the Super Bowl in Houston will not be so

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