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River Hawks tamed by Wildcats in hardfought 3-2 match

River Hawks tamed by Wildcats in hardfought 3-2 match

Katherine Claybaugh ended the night with 15 kills and 13 digs for the River Hawks. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The UMass Lowell volleyball team had a strong showing against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats, but ultimately fell 3-2 on Friday, Sept. 22 at Costello Athletic Center. The loss extended the

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

Men’s soccer defeats Monmouth University 3-2 with a late goal

Midfielder Jakov Basic scored two goals to lead the River Hawks to victory Saturday night. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s soccer team defeated the Monmouth Hawks, 3-2, thanks to midfielder Dario Jovanovski’s game-winning goal in the final minutes of the match, Saturday night at Cushing Field. “I

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

Men’s soccer tie Quinnipiac University 1-1 in second double overtime game of season

Joe Kellett passes the ball as he is defended by Quinnipiac’s Rashawn Dally. (Matt Dwyer/Connector).  Brock Johnson Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s soccer team found themselves in overtime against Quinnipiac University for the second game in a row, this time ending in a 1-1 draw after two scoreless overtime periods at Cushing Field. At

Huk plays beyond the love of the game

Huk (center) poses with her teammates during the River Hawks’ first practice of the 2017 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Torrie Huk, a field hockey player at UMass Lowell, loves what she does. She loves playing field hockey. She loves being around her teammates. She loves her family, her dogs

Field Hockey earns 2-1 victory against Georgetown in sudden death penalty shootout

Freshman midfielder Sophie Gehrels scored the winning shot for UMass Lowell against Georgetown Friday night. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Brendan Jacques  Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s field hockey team faced off against the Georgetown University Hoyas Friday evening, barely eking out a 2-1 victory after a long-fought match. With both teams playing neck-and-neck

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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