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Women’s basketball falls to UNH 70-49 on senior night

Women’s basketball falls to UNH 70-49 on senior night

Freshman guard Jennifer Louro dribbles down the court. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team lost 70-49 against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats on senior night Thursday evening. Forward Kayla Gibbs was the lone senior for the River Hawks. Her night was capped off with 15

Men’s basketball defeats Maine Black Bears 88-76 on senior night

Senior guard Jahad Thomas finished the night with 26 points (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff On Wednesday Feb. 21 the UMass Lowell men’s basketball team notched a commanding victory over the University of Maine Black Bears. The final home game of the season was also Senior Night, and senior guard Jahad

Paul Pierce’s jersey retired with the Boston Celtics

Pierce was a seminal piece of the 2008 Boston Celtics’ Championship-winning team. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff On Sunday, Feb. 11, Boston legend forward Paul Pierce, known as “The Truth,” had his jersey retired and raised to the rafters of the TD Garden. One of the instrumental members of the “Big Three”

Op-Ed: River Hawk hockey in crisis

The River Hawks currently have a 16-16 overall record this season. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Daniel McDermott Connector Staff Let’s face it, UMass Lowell hockey has had it made for the last five years. Norm Bazin has taken us to the Hockey East tournament final the last five straight years, winning three of them. The only time

“Tom vs Time” documentary attempts to show a different side to Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady

Brady shares a moment with his daughter Vivian. (Courtesy of USA Today) Punit Motiwala Connector Staff In the history of the National Football League (NFL), no quarterback has amounted to that of Tom Brady. Brady has been widely known as one of the best, if not the greatest, quarterbacks to play the game. His mental

River Hawks swept by Providence as they lose edge in series finale 3-1

Sophomore goaltender Tyler Wall stopped 28 out of 31 shots on net on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The third period was the best one for the UMass Lowell men’s hockey team. Rebounding from a slow first period and a more heated second one, they came in roaring for the final twenty

Boston Celtics’ future looking brighter every day

Greg Monroe previously played for the Phoenix Suns. (Courtesy of the Boston Celtics) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff With the National Basketball Association (NBA) trade deadline closed as of Thursday, Feb. 8, and lots of teams making deals and signing contracts, the Boston Celtics are in a great position. Last week, the Celtics used some of

River Hawks’ softball looking to build upon last year’s success entering spring season

UMass Lowell’s softball team held a 21-19 record last season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Following a “historic” 2017 season, the UMass Lowell softball team is gearing up for their strongest season yet. With seven new freshmen set to take the field, the team has found their chemistry and is prepared

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