Author Archives: Kathryn Leeber

Field hockey falls to Stanford Cardinal 5-1 in America East quarterfinal game

Field hockey falls to Stanford Cardinal 5-1 in America East quarterfinal game

Anouk Lalande scored the River Hawk’s only goal in the effort against Stanford. Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The UMass Lowell field hockey team fell to the Stanford Cardinal 5-1 in the quarterfinal matchup of the America East championship tournament on Thursday afternoon. Four of the Cardinal’s goals came in the first half from four different

UMass Lowell field hockey team is ready to host America East championship

The field hockey team is looking forward to hosting the America East championship tournament this weekend. (Courtesy UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor After outbidding the State University of New York at Albany (UAlbany) and the University of Maine, the UMass Lowell field hockey team is set to host the 2017 America East conference

Students’ safety on and off campus is all up to them

UMLPD Officer Jeff Connors speaks with a university student at Coffee with a Cop event. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Despite living in Lowell’s urban environment, UMass Lowell students said they felt safe on campus, and university police agree that the campus is secure. However, some are wary about their safety off

Women’s soccer ties Binghamton 1-1 on Senior Day

Senior midfielder Thalia Petsis goes in for the slide tackle while defending Binghamton’s Erin Theiller. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor  In their final home game of the 2017 regular season, the women’s soccer team tied Binghamton University 1-1 on Sunday afternoon, moving to a 5-5-5 record overall. A successful penalty kick taken by the

Julia Schneider and coaching staff find their groove with women’s soccer team

Schneider has made 61 saves this season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athetlics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Julia Schneider, the standout goalkeeper for the UMass Lowell women’s soccer team, is tired. She just took an early morning exam after returning to campus at 3 a.m. from an away game at Stony Brook University in New York.

Field Hockey falls to Stanford University 4-3 in back and forth game

Anouk Lalande scored her eighth goal of the season against Stanford Thursday afternoon. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The UMass Lowell field hockey team fell to the No. 12 Stanford Cardinal, 4-3, on Thursday afternoon at Cushing Field. Three different players scored for the River Hawks, but a Cardinal goal with

Women’s soccer beats Seton Hall 3-1 in first-ever meeting

Rachel Morrier scored two goals against Seton Hall and leads the team in scoring. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor  Taking on Seton Hall for the first time, the UMass Lowell women’s soccer team defeated the Pirates, 3-1, Thursday night at Cushing Field. Rachel Morrier scored two goals to give the River

Homero Morais continues to shine in National Premiere Soccer League

Morais battles for the ball in one of his final games as a River Hawk. (Courtesy) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Not all student athletes are fortunate enough to continue their playing career after college, let alone in a professional league. However, that is exactly the case for former UMass Lowell soccer star Homero Morais, who

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