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River Hawks fight back after early deficit to tie BC, 4-4

River Hawks fight back after early deficit to tie BC, 4-4

Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg made 22 saves against Boston College. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The Tsongas Center became a warzone as the Saturday night matchup against the struggling Boston College Eagles and the UMass Lowell River Hawks unfolded. Sophomore forward Charlie Levesque was handed a game misconduct early in the first period and

Tears and outrage from athletes and coaches as UMass Lowell discontinues its volleyball program

The UMass Lowell volleyball team finished with a 5-21 record in the 2018 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Student-athletes and coaches involved with UMass Lowell’s volleyball program were met with disappointing news on Dec. 19. Their sport will be immediately discontinued by the university. Although their scholarships will be honored

There are many obstacles for women’s ice hockey at UMass Lowell

The club women’s ice hockey team was established in 2007 (Photo courtesy of Justin Lawler) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor UMass Lowell does not have a Division I women’s ice hockey team. It does, however, have a club women’s ice hockey team. The members of the team hope that UMass Lowell will someday have a Division

Women’s basketball loses second straight in loss vs. Providence

The River Hawks will look to rebound in their three-game road trip (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team (3-7) lost  their second straight game 71-47 against the Providence Friars (5-3) on Saturday afternoon at the Costello Athletic Center. Senior guard Brianna Rudolph lead the River

Men’s basketball bounces back with another Tsongas Center victory

The River Hawks remain a perfect 4-0 at home thus far into the season (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (6-6) bounced back in their 110-63 rout of the Maine-Fort Kent Bengals (2-9) this past Friday night. The team had five players scoring in double figures with redshirt junior Christian Lutete scoring a team

Women’s basketball falls to Colgate 61-52 in first loss at Costello

Stiers scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds leading the team in minutes with 33 minutes played (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team (3-6) lost 61-52 against the Colgate Raiders (4-4) on Wednesday night at the Costello Athletic Center. The loss makes it their first

Men’s basketball falls to Boston University 79-60 in road loss

Noel and the River Hawks will look to bounce back this Friday at the Tsongas Center (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (5-6) is still looking for their first road win of the season after a disappointing 79-60 loss to the Boston Terries (6-4) at

Tom Garrick: The patient, strong head coach that women’s basketball needs and deserves

Garrick hopes to change the team from within to build respect (Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The way that UMass Lowell women’s basketball coach Tom Garrick sees it, coaching is a lot like parenting. “I approach coaching the same way as I approach raising children. I’m consistent every day, and I am demanding. But

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