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Men’s basketball sails past Fisher College, 97-73

Men’s basketball sails past Fisher College, 97-73

Jahad Thomas was one of five River Hawks to tally 10+ plus on Saturday afternoon against Fisher College. (Marilyn Saha/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Freshman guard Rinardo Perry scored a career-high 16 points to lead UMass Lowell to their 97-73 victory over the Fisher College Falcons. Senior forward Tyler Livingston also added 13 points for

Huskies deal River Hawks a devastating 4-3 loss in closing minutes

Friday night’s loss against the Northeastern Huskies was the River Hawks’ third loss in a row after their seven-game win streak. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor The defeat at the hands of Northeastern University Friday night came in a short, electric burst from the Huskies who rallied back from a 3-1 deficit to win

No. 7 River Hawks look to rebound after tough weekend

Boston University defenseman Charlie McAvoy skates past a UMass Lowell defender in last year’s Hockey East Quarterfinals. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor The seventh-ranked UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team look to put a winless weekend behind them as they battle two Beanpot teams, Northeastern and Boston University. In a home-and-home series against Providence

Men’s hockey falls to Providence 4-3 in Hockey East Semifinal rematch

Joe Gambardella defends against Providence’s Jake Walman. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Despite a strong start for the River Hawks, the Providence College Friars came back with an aggressive third period to secure the 3-4 win in a hard-fought Hockey East battle. The loss snapped a seven-game win streak for the River Hawks, and

River Hawks lose halftime lead to Vermont to 61-46 finish

Junior forward Kayla Gibbs scored 13 points Thursday night, the sixteenth straight game in which she tallied over ten points. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor UMass Lowell (3-16, 0-6 AE) fell 46-61 to the Vermont Catamounts (5-13, 2-4 AE) on Thursday night in an America East matchup. Led offensively by junior forward

Men’s hockey looks to extend win streak with series against Providence

River Hawks surround Kevin Boyle following triple-overtime win vs Providence in 2016 Hockey East Semifinals. (Courtesy of George DeLuca) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor The fifth-ranked UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team carries a seven-game winning streak into a home-and-home series this weekend with Hockey East foe Providence College. The last time these two teams

River Hawks’ comeback attempt falls short against Seawolves

Redshirt junior Jahad Thomas tallied 18 points in the River Hawks’ losing effort against Stony Brook on Monday afternoon. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team fell to the Stony Brook Seawolves 86-75 in a back-and-forth contest at Costello Athletic Center Monday afternoon. The Seawolves led by as many as

Women’s basketball overpowered by Hartford in America East matchup

Freshman guard Markayla Sherman put up a career-high 15 points in a 33-minute performance on Saturday afternoon. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor A second-half double-double from junior forward Kayla Gibbs was not enough for the UMass Lowell women’s basketball team to overcome the Hartford Hawks’ balanced scoring attack and takeaway abilities,

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