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

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

Freshman Evingson selected in NHL draft

Evingson was selected 211th overall in the most recent NHL draft. (Courtesy of the Winnipeg Jets) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Incoming freshman defenseman Croix Evingson became the third player on the 2017-18 men’s hockey roster to be drafted by the National Hockey League (NHL) on June 25. But looking past that, there is even more

Men’s basketball plays in three-game exhibition trip

Jahad Thomas had 20 points for the River Hawks in the team’s first international game. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff The men’s basketball team recently traveled to Italy for a 10-day exhibition tournament where they played three games against professional teams, while also taking some time to explore Rome, Florence and

Men’s soccer remains unbeaten in 3-0 victory against Harvard University

Chase Reichenberg scored the first goal for the River Hawks on Monday night. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The men’s soccer team beat the Harvard University Crimson Monday night, 3-0, to earn their third straight win of the season. All three goals for the River Hawks came in the second half,

Women’s soccer earns first win of the season, 2-1, in double overtime game against New Jersey Institute of Technology

The River Hawks’ second goal came in the last second of overtime. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor With one second remaining in double overtime, the River Hawks were able to find the back of the net, thanks to a shot from midfielder Andrea Morrow, to earn their first victory of the

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