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On a level playing field

On a level playing field

UMass Lowell was added as the conference’s ninth member for the 2013-14 academic year. (Courtesy of America East) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Turning point — a time at which a decisive change in a situation occurs, especially one with beneficial results. In February 2013, UMass Lowell announced that all of its athletic teams will compete

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

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,

Women’s basketball looks to earn first conference win at Hartford

Senior guard Nicole Hayner looks to stretch the Hawks’ defense with her three-point shooting capabilities. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team looks to earn their first America East victory of the season Saturday afternoon against the Hartford Hawks at Chase Family Arena in West Hartford, Conn.

Men’s basketball aiming for a win in first conference game

The River Hawks will face their first America East opponent this season with a contest against UAlbany at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Following a close overtime win against Cornell University, the UMass Lowell men’s basketball team looks to start out 2017 with another win against

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