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Men’s basketball wins home opener in overtime thriller

Men’s basketball wins home opener in overtime thriller

Obadiah Noel led UMass Lowell with 17 points (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (1-1) earned their first win of the season on Saturday afternoon against the visiting Wagner Seahawks (0-2) with a final score of 88-84 in overtime. The River Hawks had four players in double figures and

River Hawks tie Wildcats with Lohin’s late game heroics

UMass Lowell fought back in the third period to salvage a tie against UNH (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Alecia Connolly and Aaron Robinson  Connector Editors Ryan Lohin scored two goals in 27 seconds after returning from injury, and the UMass Lowell River Hawks overcame a 2-0 third period deficit to tie the University of New Hampshire Wildcats Friday night in Hockey East

Men’s basketball has high hopes for new season

Ryan Jones and Joshua Gantz will captain a young core to potential success this year (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team will be starting a new chapter this season in their sixth year in division I history with senior captains Ryan Jones and Joshua Gantz

The Student in Student-Athletes

Student athletes have the difficult task of mixing sports, academics and life at UMass Lowell (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Melany Sheldon Connector Contributor We are used to the idea about student-athletes at UMass Lowell: their athletic performances and how they represent our school when they wear the River Hawks jersey. What is not

A time for change and surprise for UMass Lowell women’s basketball

The River Hawks will look to improve under a new coach and surpass expectations (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor Entering their sixth year in Division I, the women’s basketball team will be experiencing substantial changes this year. The program hired it’s eighth head coach in its history in Tom Garrick.

America East Championship loss ends River Hawks remarkable season

The River Hawks’ historic postseason run ends in a disappointing loss (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s soccer team lost 5-1 against the UAlbany Great Danes in their first America East championship match at Casey Stadium The River Hawks went down early in the game after senior

Men’s soccer team advances to America East semifinals

A strong defensive performance built up to Miller’s first career goal on a windy afternoon (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics)  Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s soccer team (10-5-2, 5-3-0) advanced to the America East conference semifinals with a 1-0 win vs. the UAlbany Great Danes (8-10-0, 3-5-0) at Cushing Field. “Yeah,

Men’s soccer shuts out Hartford for 1-0 victory on Senior Night

Senior Ivan Abramovic rewarded the River Hawks’ effort scoring the game’s lone goal on Senior Night (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s soccer team (9-5-2, 4-3-0) finished their regular season with a 1-0 victory against America East conference opponents Hartford (1-10-5, 1-5-1) on Halloween night. On Senior Night,

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