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River Hawks prepared for successful season

River Hawks prepared for successful season

Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor An excruciatingly long offseason has left fans of NCAA hockey hungry for America’s game to return. Ok, so maybe hockey is not considered “America’s game,” but around the hallways and dorm rooms of UMass Lowell, hockey remains king. With the 2015 season set to get underway

An end and a beginning: Alumni update of two UMass Lowell stars

Connor Hellebuyck played for the River Hawks from 2012-2014 and helped UMass Lowell earn back-to-back Hockey East titles and a trip to the Frozen Four. (Courtesy photo) Hannah Manning Connector Staff As one former River Hawk’s career gains momentum, another has come to an end. On Sept. 30, Connor Hellebuyck, who played for the River

Gui is the man in River Hawks’ massive win over Bryant

Photo courtesy of George DeLuca Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor To say the River Hawks men’s soccer team deserved to win their 3-2 overtime bout against Bryant University on Wednesday night would be an absurd understatement. A couple of questionable calls by the officials turned what should have been a two-goal cushion into a one-goal deficit

Fernandes leads River Hawks to 1-0 win

George DeLuca Connector Staff The UMass Lowell River Hawks won a thriller at Cushing Field Friday night, beating the Hartwick Hawks 1-0 and improving their record to 4-3. Junior midfielder/forward Wuilito Fernandes scored the only goal of the contest at 20:55 of the first half. UMass Lowell junior midfielder Guilher ‘Gui’ Rodrigues was credited with

River Hawks fall, 3-2, at Hofstra

Photo courtesy of UMASS Lowell Atheltics UMASS Lowell Athletics HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Freshman Torrie Huk (Milford, Del.) logged a season-high two goals for the UMass Lowell field hockey team (5-2) in a 3-2 loss at Hofstra (5-3) on Friday. “It’s unfortunate that all the good hockey we have been playing over the past six games

UMass Lowell selected fourth in Hockey East preseason poll

(Photo courtesy of Hockey East) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell ice hockey team was selected fourth in the Hockey East coaches’ poll Monday morning. The team received 92 total points and zero first-place votes. Boston College topped the list with 115 points and 7 of 12 first-place votes, while NCAA runner-up and defending Hockey

Lafayette nips women’s soccer

Shannon Groffie looks to make a play against a Lafayette defender. (George DeLuca/Connector) George DeLuca Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s soccer team came “ready to play” against the Lafayette Leopards at Cushing Field on Friday. Both teams fought hard for the win, but Lafayette was able to hold off an onslaught of furious River

Crusaders cruise past River Hawks in straight sets

Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor The UMass Lowell volleyball team (0-10) dropped the middle portion of their three-game invitational against to Crusaders of Holy Cross (2-6) at the Costello Athletic Center in Lowell this afternoon. The squad fell behind early, losing the first two sets by scores of 25-16 and 25-21 respectively. It was a quick

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