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River Hawks punch ticket to TD Garden with 8-2 rout of UNH

River Hawks punch ticket to TD Garden with 8-2 rout of UNH

UMass Lowell netminder Tyler Wall makes a save against New Hampshire’s leading scorer, Tyler Kelleher. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor “I thought we were going to be ready to go head to head, and then it all fell apart,” said University of New Hampshire head coach Dick Umile. “Nothing much to say except that

River Hawks force Game 3 with 3-1 win over UNH

Tommy Panico celebrates with CJ Smith after scoring a goal in the first period to know the score at 1 a piece. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The same score, but a different outcome. In the second game of the Hockey East quarterfinal matchup against the New Hampshire Wildcats, the UMass Lowell River Hawks

Wildcats top River Hawks 3-1 behind 34-save performance by Tirone

UNH players celebrate after scoring the second goal of the game. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor It was not the Tyler Kelleher show Friday night at the Tsongas Center, as most expected it would have to be for the University of New Hampshire to come to UMass Lowell and take game one from the

River Hawks power through early-season stumbles

Ryan Delaney Connector Contributor For the River Hawks, the 2016-2017 hockey season was the ultimate tale of two halves. It began with a two game home series against the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs and a chance to earn some national recognition, but UMass Lowell ended up coming away with two ties. This started what would become a

Two River Hawks among Hobey Baker nominees

Senior forward Joe Gambardella put up 45 points in the regular season. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor In the 2016-17 season the River Hawks not only managed to come out with a share in the Hockey East Regular Season Championship title, alongside Boston College and Boston University, but the River Hawk roster was also

Men’s basketball turns a corner

UMass Lowell looks to turn the corner next season with Isaac White and Jahad Thomas leading the charge. (Courtesy of Lowell Sun) Alex Salucco Connector Editor For most teams, injuries are something that sets a program back – but for a team that is not eligible for postseason play until next season, injuries can give

Men’s lacrosse tops Siena 18-13 for first season victory

Keenan Koswin scored a team-high five points Saturday in the River Hawks’ win against the Siena Saints Saturday afternoon. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s lacrosse team defeated the Siena Saints 18-13 to earn their first victory of the season Saturday afternoon at Cushing Field. The River Hawks

River Hawks further Hockey East title dreams with 3-1 victory over BC

The River Hawks finished with a 22-9-3 regular season record. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor “We’re very excited. To get a sweep in Hockey East is tough no matter who you play. They’re a good opponent, and we’re just glad we could close it out,” said River Hawks head coach Norm Bazin. The River

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