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River Hawks work out the kinks in tale-of-three-periods win over Merrimack

River Hawks work out the kinks in tale-of-three-periods win over Merrimack

(Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor UMass Lowell fans present at the Tsongas Center on Friday night were treated to an intense 6-3, back-and-forth scoring battle Friday on a night which in all likelihood should have seen the 17-10-2 River Hawks men’s ice hockey team tuning up on a 7-21-2 Merrimack

Bearcats bully River Hawks, 81-66

Marcos Aguilar Connector Editor On Thursday evening, with senior night two days away, the Binghamton Bearcats (8-19) came into Costello gym and dominated the River Hawks (14-14) from start to finish.  Redshirt junior forward Christian Lutete led all scorers with 22 points and six rebounds in a losing effort. “First of all, I’ll credit Binghamton,”

River Hawks struggle through deflating 6-1 defeat at the hands of the Friars

Junior goaltender Tyler Wall stopped 28 shots in Friday night’s game against Providence. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor Coming off of an exciting two weeks and ten games without a loss, the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team came out to face the Providence College Friars with no shortage of intensity. After just

River Hawks lose heartbreaker to Albany, 56-53

Marcos Aguilar Connector Editor Despite co-captain Brie Rudolph tying a career high 24 points, the UMass Lowell women’s basketball team dropped their eighth straight loss against the Albany Great Danes at the Tsongas Center this past Wednesday night. Rudolph led all scorers and added seven rebounds. “No moral victories. We lost by three at home

Hernberg shines as River Hawks blank Minutemen 2-0

Aaron Robinson Connector Editor UMass Lowell fans cheered heavily as the clock counted down to zero as the No. 14 ranked UMass Lowell River Hawks (17-8-2, 11-4-2 HEA) blanked the No. 2 ranked UMass Minutemen (21-5-0, 13-4 HEA) 2-0 behind a stellar performance by goaltender Christoffer Hernberg and two first period goals. The shutout, which

River Hawks fade late against Stony Brook in 76-65 loss

Marcos Aguilar Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team will play five out of their last seven games on the road to finish the regular season. They began their three game road trip this past Saturday night as the River Hawks (13-12, 5-5) paid a visit to the Stony Brook Seawolves (20-5, 8-2). “I

UMass Lowell runs “Daddy’s Money” out of town with 3-0 win

Tyler Wall earned his fourth shutout of the season with the 3-0 win over Boston College on Friday. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning and Alecia Connolly Connector Editors UMass Lowell fans chanted, “Our Wall’s better!” twice during Friday night’s game against Boston College and by the time the last buzzer sounded, the chant was proven true

Men’s Basketball dominates UNH for program record 13th win

Marcos Aguilar Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (13-11, 5-4) picked up their program record 13th win of the season defeating the UNH Wildcats (19-5, 7-2) with a 72-62 score line. Redshirt guard Christian Lutete led the River Hawks with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Off the bench, senior guard Shawn Jones added

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