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River Hawks’ season ends as Merrimack wins series with 2-1 OT thriller

River Hawks’ season ends as Merrimack wins series with 2-1 OT thriller

Senior forward Jake Kamrass skates towards the puck in the second playoff game against Merrimack. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The end of the 2017-18 men’s hockey season came sooner than expected. UMass Lowell fell in the first round of the Hockey East playoffs to tenth-seeded Merrimack College. “We’re not used to finishing this

River Hawks suffer 2-1 overtime loss in opening game of Merrimack series

The River Hawks will face Merrimack again Saturday night at the Tsongas Center. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor It took 18 minutes and 1 second of overtime to decide who would take the first win of the Hockey East Championship opening round playoff series between UMass Lowell and Merrimack College. In the end it

River Hawks snap five-game losing streak with 5-0 win on Senior Night

UMass Lowell had four different players score in the victory over Merrimack. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor  The UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team scored not one, not two, not three but five unanswered goals to put an end to the 2017-18 regular season and a pesky five-game losing streak. The River Hawks had

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

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

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