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Miracle of the huddle and River Hawk pride Rise Up! celebrates UMass Lowell athletes

Miracle of the huddle and River Hawk pride Rise Up! celebrates UMass Lowell athletes

UMass Lowell gospel choir, Hawkapella, and Vocality join together on stage for a performance of “Rise Up”. (Courtesy of Taylor Carito/Connector) Taylor Carito Connector Editor After five years of transitioning to a fully Division I (D1) athletic school, UMass Lowell’s 2017 Homecoming was not shy of celebrations for every River Hawk. Riddled with athletes, faculty,

Women’s soccer ties Binghamton 1-1 on Senior Day

Senior midfielder Thalia Petsis goes in for the slide tackle while defending Binghamton’s Erin Theiller. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor  In their final home game of the 2017 regular season, the women’s soccer team tied Binghamton University 1-1 on Sunday afternoon, moving to a 5-5-5 record overall. A successful penalty kick taken by the

UMass Lowell overtakes UNO 5-2 in last game of Homecoming weekend

Croix Evingson celebrates with his teammates after scoring his first career goal as a River Hawk. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Following festivities surrounding the Tsongas Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, Homecoming came to a close with the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team rounding out the series against the University of Nebraska at

Improvements are the focus for River Hawks in 4-2 loss to unranked UNO

Kenny Hausinger (right) skates with the puck past Omaha’s Mason Morelli. (Matt Dwyer/Connector). Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor  Looking to put a winless season opening series with the University of New Hampshire behind them, the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team was dealt a 4-2 loss at the hands of an unranked University of Nebraska at

Volleyball falls to Hartford in competitive match

Junior setter Delaney Mendez led the team with 30 assists. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell volleyball team lost against the Hartford Hawks 3-2 on Friday, Oct. 13 at Costello Athletic Center on Alumni Night. Fans and alumni were treated to a thrilling America East matchup that featured two

Croix Evingson settles into place at UMass Lowell

Croix and the team gather before taking on the University of New Hampshire. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics). Christina Laderoute Web Manager Born in Alaska, but raised in Minnesota, freshman defenseman Croix Evingson came to know and love the fast-paced sport of hockey at the ripe age of four. Sixteen years later and he is

Tyler Mueller: The quiet man

Tyler Mueller is a captain in his final season as a River Hawk. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Like his head coach, senior defenseman and captain of the men’s ice hockey team Tyler Mueller appears to be a man of few words. He answers questions directly, with no more clutter than a fair smattering

Big skates to fill: 2017-18 season preview

UMass Lowell finished with a 27-11-3 overall record last season. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s hockey team started its season with three banners being sent to the rafters honoring last year’s accomplishments, yet it is largely uncertain how this season will end. After losing key players such as C.J. Smith,

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