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Women’s Lacrosse continues record-breaking season with 18-9 win over Merrimack College

Women’s Lacrosse continues record-breaking season with 18-9 win over Merrimack College

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Jillian Gordie passes Merrimack player.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The women’s lacrosse team is on a win streak as they stand 2-0 after a crushing 18-9 victory over the Merrimack College Warriors. Senior Megan Brockbank and freshman Jillian Goldie took home career-highs, each recording seven points. This record of

Track and Field soars at River Hawks Invitational

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) ” Women’s athletes competing in the invitational” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s and men’s track & field teams hosted the 2024 River Hawk Invitational. It took place at the TRACK at New Balance in Boston, Mass on January 27. The women’s event started with weight throwing.

Men’s and Women’s basketball swept by Vermont Catamounts

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Quinton Mincey shoots against Catamounts” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor Both Men’s and Women’s basketball teams had a rough week as they both lost to the University of Vermont (UVM) Catamounts. The men’s team now stands at 5-1 in America East and is 14-5 overall. The Women’s team is currently

What are the Best Supplements for College Students?

(Photo Courtesy of European Food Safety Authority) “Food supplements are shown in spoons.” Shaan Baid Connector Staff Many college students have fitness goals, including bulking, cutting, gaining muscle, improving cardiovascular endurance and so on. Yet, they do not know the best ways to achieve those goals. Some college-age fitness experts say supplements are an effective

No.1 River Hawks end historic season in the America East Semi-finals against No.4 Golden Bears

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawk Karli Penrod fights for the ball with Golden Bear Claire Hind.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The UMass Lowell River Hawks field hockey team had an upsetting double overtime loss to the University of California at Berkley Golden Bears during the America East Conference Championship semi-finals that were

History of Lowell’s mascots and rankings

(Photo Courtesy of McAuliffeschool.blogspot.com) “Rowdy the River Hawk laying down after playing some games.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor Throughout the history of UMass Lowell, there have been many different mascots. Some have gained better reception than others. From a bull terrier to a bird’s blue transformation, this will be an overview of the history of

River Hawks Opener

(Photo Courtesy of the Lowell Sun) “Fan cheer on the UMass Lowell hockey team.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The UMass Lowell hockey team lost in their Homecoming season opener at the Tsongas Center. They lost 2-1 in overtime versus the University of Connecticut on Friday, October 27.    There were many fans in the stands,

Celtics close out the preseason 4-1 after dominating the Knicks and Hornets

(Photo courtesy of Celticsblog.com) “Jaylen Brown scores a basket against Hornets.” Shaan Baid Connector Staff The Boston Celtics have clicked on all cylinders this preseason. After beating the New York Knicks and Charlotte Hornets, Boston concludes their preseason going 4-1.  It all started on Oct. 17 when the Knicks came into TD Garden. Boston displayed