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River Hawks name Ken Hughes as head coach of golf program

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