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

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

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

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

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

Women’s basketball narrowly falls to Stony Brook 63-60

Freshman guard Linda Svenne drives to the basket. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics). Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team lost in a close game against the Stony Brook Seawolves 63-60 extending their 14-game losing streak to 15 games. The game came down to free throws from Stony Brook and a missed

‘Slow process’ gears to rev up for 2018 men’s lacrosse season

Second-year captain Will Puduski says that he looks forward to the 2018 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Hannah Manning Connector Editor If all goes according to plan, the 2018 season will be a seminal one for the UMass Lowell men’s lacrosse team. While the team’s transition to Division I play has been rocky, with them

Second half struggle drops River Hawks against Hartford, 77-70

Sophomore guard Rinardo Perry drives to the basket. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics). Kelly Skelton Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team fell to the Hartford Hawks 77-70 Saturday night, despite the River Hawks lead at halftime. A mixture of offensive woes and foul trouble plagued the visiting Hawks early as UMass Lowell looked

Men’s hockey earns a 3-2 victory over Boston College

UMass Lowell forward Charlie Levesque battles for the puck. (Matt Dwyer/Connector). Daniel McDermott Connector Contributor  In front of a nearly sold out Tsongas Center, UMass Lowell’s men’s ice hockey team beat the Boston College Eagles 3-2 in a rematch of the 2017 Hockey East championship final. “It was a game of momentum changes and fortunately

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