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Men’s soccer falls to Northeastern 2-1 in OT

Men’s soccer falls to Northeastern 2-1 in OT

BROOKLINE, Mass. – The UMass Lowell men’s soccer team lost 2-1 in overtime to the Northeastern Huskies, in a rain-soaked contest. Just over a minute into the first period a shot from the right wing was deflected by Ackim Mpofu in front, and found its way into the net. Wuilito Fernandes (Praia, Cape Verde) gave

Cameron Wake responsible for Pats’ loss

Shane Foley Connector Editor For years, NFL analysts and fans alike have debated over a method, if one exists, on stop- ping Tom Brady. A popular offering, discussed several times on Sports Center and similar sports programs, has been to run the football, and keep Brady on the sideline. This method only really works however,

Holy Cross field hockey upsets UML in final minutes

Shane Foley Connector Editor  “Often times, the final score doesn’t reflect upon the two teams,” said Kelly Freitas, remarking on the result of the River Hawks field hockey team’s 3-2 loss to Holy Cross on Friday Night. UMass Lowell was able to keep a 2-2 tie late into the second half, when Kaitlyn Murray of

Djokovic, Federer stunned in semi finals at US Open

Nick Giannino Sports Editor For the first time since the 2005 Australian Open, a grand slam tennis final will feature two players not named Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, or Roger Federer. Instead, Croatia’s Marin Cilic will face Japan’s Kei Nishikori, with each searching for their first Grand Slam victory. Nishikori used a combination of speed

River Hawk baseball player watches ‘dream come true’

Shane Foley Connector Editor When Ian Strom, centerfielder for the UMass Lowell River Hawk baseball team, made a diving catch in the top of the 6th inning, he probably knew he had made a good play. He could have probably guessed that his coaches would have praised him for the jump he had on the

Patriots preseason recap

Shane Foley Connector Editor  The Patriots preseason could be described as turbulent at best, with many secondary players seeing a lot of playing time to make the 53-man roster. Unfortunately, the end of the preseason may have left us with more questions than answers. First of all, we know Brady is back, but we aren’t

NFL Week One Power Rankings

Nick Giannino Sports Editor The defending champion, Seattle Seahawks, match up against their NFC rival, the Green Bay Packers, on Thursday night, kicking off another NFL regular season. A new season has everyone asking who will come out on top when February rolls around. With that being said, let’s see who begins the year in

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