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Concussion crisis in ice hockey

Concussion crisis in ice hockey

Former New York Islander Dan LaCouture visited UMass Lowell (Photo courtesy of the New York Times) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Commissioner of Hockey East, Joe Bertagna, and a nine-year veteran of the NHL, Dan LaCouture, visited UMass Lowell on Thursday, February 25 to speak to students regarding the ongoing concussion crisis in ice hockey.

River Hawks fall to UNH on Senior Night

Seniors Lindsey Doucette (33) and Melissa Frase (24) played their final home game for UMass Lowell Wednesday night at the Tsongas Center. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team (4-22, 1-13 AE) fell to the University of New Hampshire Wildcats (10-16, 4-9 AE)

River Hawks bested by Black Bears at Costello

Freshman Katherine Smith goes for a layup against a Black Bear defender in Thursday night’s loss against the University of Maine. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The UMass Lowell’s women’s basketball team found themselves trailing a dominant Maine squad (20-7, 11-1 AE) for the entire contest in a

Doucette scores 1000th point, River Hawks fall to Hartford in overtime

Senior forward Lindsey Doucette becomes the 15th UMass Lowell women’s basketball player to score 1,000 career points with a third-quarter layup against the Hartford Hawks Wednesday night. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff Senior forward Lindsey Doucette notched her 1,000th career point as a River Hawk as the

Super Bowl preview: Carolina’s offense versus Denver’s defense

Peyton Manning hopes to win Super Bowl 50 in what might be his last game as an NFL quarterback. (Photo courtesy of CBS Sports) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers go head to head in Arizona on February seventh for Super Bowl 50. AFC Champion Broncos are

Patriots season recap: The mighty have fallen

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was one of few bright spots during the team’s AFC Championship matchup against the Denver Broncos. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The New England Patriots started off the 2015 season with controversy, uncertainty, and a bad reputation. The defending Super Bowl champions began their 2015

River Hawks fall to Binghamton in overtime

Sophomore forward Kayla Gibbs scored a career-high 27 points in Sunday’s America East matchup against the Binghamton Bearcats. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team fell to Binghamton in an overtime thriller Sunday afternoon at the Tsongas Center. The River Hawks lead for

Women’s basketball earns second win over Holy Cross

Junior guard Asia Mitchell-Owens scored 22 points and 7 rebounds in Wednesday night’s victory over Holy Cross. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team earned their second win of the season against Holy Cross in a 75-67 point game on Wednesday night at

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