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UMass Lowell Alum Noelle Lambert competes in 2021 Tokyo Paralympics

UMass Lowell Alum Noelle Lambert competes in 2021 Tokyo Paralympics

(Photo courtesy of NoelleLambert.com) Paralympian Noelle Lambert in the 100-meter sprint Matt Micale Connector Editor Noelle Lambert played women’s lacrosse at UMass Lowell and graduated in 2019. Her freshman year, she was the leading point scorer on her team. After losing her leg in a moped accident in 2016, not only did Noelle return to

New England Patriots lose to New Orleans Saints in Week 3 of NFL Season

(Photo courtesy of MassLive.com) Patriots’ quarterback Mac Jones gets taken down by a New Orleans defender Matt Micale Connector Editor The Patriots hosted the Saints in week three of the NFL season and lost decisively 28-13. This game comes before Brady’s return to Foxborough, Massachusetts in week four with his championship winning Tampa Bay Buccaneers

America defeats Europe in 2021 Ryder Cup in Wisconsin

(Photo courtesy of apnews.com) All 12 players of the victorious U.S. team hoist the Ryder Cup Matt Micale Connector Editor A young U.S. team defeated Europe in the biannual Ryder Cup this past Sunday with historic margins. Six of the U.S. players were rookies who all contributed to the dominating victory. Combined, they scored more

UMass Lowell Women’s Soccer at 4-3-1 after most recent 2-1 win over NJIT

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) The River Hawks celebrate after a victory against NJIT on September 19th, 2021 Matt Micale Connector Editor The UMass Lowell Women’s soccer team has found moderate success so far this season being eight games in with a record of 4-3-1. This comes after a season that was moved from last

Mac Jones Continues Pre-Season Success Despite Week 1 Loss to Dolphins

(Photo courtesy of ESPN) The Patriots’ defense squares off against Miami’s offense on their September 12th showdown   Zach Lunghi Connector Contributor Mac Jones and the New England Patriots lost their 2021 season opener at Gillette Stadium to the Miami Dolphins with a final score of 17-16. The game featured a showdown between two former

Baylor ends Gonzaga’s perfect season in decisive win to capture their first ever NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

(Photo courtesy of SBNation.com) Baylor’s Mark Vital on the court during the Championship game Matt Micale Connector Editor On Monday, April 5, the Baylor Bears took down the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 in the Men’s NCAA Championship in Indiana. This was Baylor’s first ever men’s basketball national title. Baylor was the early aggressor and took

UMass Lowell Campus Recreation Hosts Schoolwide Esports Program

(Photo courtesy of RocketLeague.com) Matt Micale Connector Editor This year, the UMass Lowell campus recreation department has launched an esports program for UMass students to participate in. This esports cup is based on a similar league that the Department of Campus Recreation has offered the past few years. Lowell’s own Joseph Pitti and Justin Lawler

UMass Lowell Men’s Hockey falls to UMass Amherst in Hockey East Championship – Miss chance at NCAA Tournament

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) River Hawk defenseman Jon Mcdonald on the ice with Amherst’s Ryan Sullivan during the Hockey East Championship game, Saturday March 20th Matt Micale Connector Editor On March 20, the River Hawks lost to the UMass Amherst Minutemen in a tightly contested Hockey East Championship game. Lowell ended their season with a

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