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Men’s basketball on pace for strong season

Men’s basketball on pace for strong season

(Photo/Christopher Tran/Connector) Nick Giannino Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team more than held their own last season, exceeding expectations in their first full season as Division I with a .500 record in the conference at 8-8 and an overall record of 10-18. Considering the strength of their schedule (they played games against national

Top 10 fall sports moments of 2014

(Photo/Christopher Tran/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor With the conclusion of the 2014 field hockey and soccer seasons,  and nearing the end of the track and field, cross country and volleyball campaigns, it’s time to look back at some of the best moments of the UMass Lowell fall sports season. While these River Hawk teams recently

Mens ice hockey begins weekend with 5-3 win over Penn State

Shane Foley Connector Editor Sophomore Robert Francis got on the score sheet twice Friday night during a 5-3 win over Penn State. While it was a high scoring game, the victory was set up from strong goal tending by Kevin Boyle, who stopped 34 pucks Friday night. Penn State actually outshot the River Hawks 37-30,

River Hawks score three in tie

AJ White found the back of the net twice, as the River Hawks tied the Northeastern Huskies in ice hockey with three goals a piece. While they couldn’t add another tally under the wins bracket, Friday night was a good offensive showing for the River Hawks. They played at a high pace, and shot the

River Hawks sweep UNH in home-and-home series

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor Sophomore forward Chris Maniccia’s hat trick served as a catalyst for UMass Lowell’s 8-2 win over the University of New Hampshire at the Tsongas Center Saturday night. The River Hawks outscored the Wildcats in a home-and-home series over the weekend, 10-2, despite being outshot 62-37. Special teams played a large role

River Hawk hockey moves up USCHO rankings, doesn’t crack top five

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The River Hawks had an impressive weekend on the ice but fell just outside of the top five in this week’s U.S. College Hockey Online (USCHO) Division I poll. UMass Lowell placed sixth this week, up from eighth last week and are the third-highest ranked Hockey East team, behind Boston College

River Hawks allow eight goals in loss to Michigan

“We lacked a little urgency to come out, and certainly lost a lot of foot races, and our sticks weren’t strong enough,” said River Hawks Hockey Head Coach Norm Bazin. “A Lowell-style team needs to have more urgency.” He was speaking about the eight goals Michigan managed to score last Friday night. Michigan’s Zach Hyman

River Hawks turn it up to eleven

Shane Foley Connector Editor The UMass Lowell hockey team continued finding the back of the net in last Friday’s action. Scoring 11 goals in their first two games, they beat the Quinnipiac Bobcats by a score of 6-3. Despite the big score, this was a fairly close game for the first two periods. Six of

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