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Homero Morais continues to shine in National Premiere Soccer League

Homero Morais continues to shine in National Premiere Soccer League

Morais battles for the ball in one of his final games as a River Hawk. (Courtesy) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Not all student athletes are fortunate enough to continue their playing career after college, let alone in a professional league. However, that is exactly the case for former UMass Lowell soccer star Homero Morais, who

Men’s soccer wins first America East regular season championship

River Hawk players hoist the trophy after winning Wednesday’s game.  (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Brock Johnson Connector Contributor In his final game as a River Hawk, senior forward Wuilito Fernandes powered the team to a 2-1 win and their first-ever America East regular season championship with his game-winning goal over the Hartford Hawks assisted by redshirt freshman

Field hockey falls just short in first conference game

The River Hawks will return to Lowell — and conference play after a one-game tilt against Sacred Heart — on Oct. 7 against the University of New Hampshire. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) by Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff Despite a high pace, high intensity effort by UMass Lowell field hockey (3-5) the team was defeated

Women’s soccer falls to Maine 1-0 in aggressive game

The River Hawks fell to a 3-5-2 record overall and 1-1-0  in America East play. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) by Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Despite a strong start, the UMass Lowell women’s soccer team was unable to score, leading to a 1-0 loss. The team came out assertively to start the game, with fast

Women’s soccer beats UAlbany 1-0 in the final minute

UMass Lowell midfielder Laura Gagnon (14) moves the ball downfield against UAlbany midfielder/forward Alexa Schneider as Rachel Morrier follows the play. Gagnon got the assist on the winning goal by forward Jaymee Luke. (Photo by George DeLuca/Connector) George DeLuca Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s soccer team executed a designed play for a goal when they

River Hawks men’s soccer team duels Dartmouth to a 1-1 draw

River Hawk forward/midfielder Wuilito Fernandes (10) tangles with Dartmouth midfielder Alexander Marsh (24). (Photo/George DeLuca) by George DeLuca Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s soccer team couldn’t conjure up the magic needed to break a 1-1 tie against Dartmouth in yet another double overtime contest on Saturday night at Cushing Field. The Big Green drew first

Men’s soccer edges St. Francis Brooklyn 2-1 in double overtime

Ivan Abramovic celebrates his double overtime goal with his overjoyed teammates as the rest of the team rushes onto the field. From left: Jakov Basic (21), Carlos Ruiz (3), Abramovic (without jersey), Wuilito Fernandes (10) and Ivan Blaskic (13). (George DeLuca/Connector) George DeLuca Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s soccer team found a way to

Double overtime heroics lift River Hawks over Wagner 1-0

Rachel Morrier attempts to maneuver around a Wagner defender. (Matt Dwyer/Connector)  Hannah Manning Connector Editor It was a night of overtime heroics for both UMass Lowell soccer teams. Mere hours after Ivan Abramovic scored an iconic goal to end the game against St. Francis Brooklyn, Rachel Morrier rocketed the ball into the top-left corner of

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