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Men’s soccer drops No. 21 Monmouth in season opener

Men’s soccer drops No. 21 Monmouth in season opener

Junior forward Wuilito Fernandes dribbles against a Monmouth defender during Friday’s match. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor In what proved to be a thrilling game at Cushing Field on Friday night, the River Hawks men’s soccer team held on to defeat Monmouth University by a final of 1-0. The game

Field hockey opens season with hard-fought victory

Junior midfielder Georgia Cowderoy races upfield by a Quinnipiac defender. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor The UMass Lowell Field Hockey team opened up their first year of NCAA postseason eligibility Friday afternoon at Wicked Blue Field in Lowell. The River Hawks defeated the visiting Quinnipiac Bobcats by a final score

River Hawks name Ken Hughes as head coach of golf program

2014-15 men’s golf team. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) LOWELL, Mass. — UMass Lowell Athletic Director Dana Skinner announced today that Jim Mahoney has retired as the head golf coach at UMass Lowell and highly regarded local golf veteran Ken Hughes has been hired as his successor.  Mahoney led the River Hawks for the

Samuels, McRoy to wrap up college basketball careers

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor After two years of Division I competition for the UMass Lowell women’s basketball team, star guards Shannon Samuels and Jasmine McRoy will play their final game for the River Hawks Tuesday night. The two have played for the River Hawks for the last two seasons, which, according to Director of Athletics

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

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