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UMass Lowell ‘in the right place’ finishing transition to Division I

UMass Lowell ‘in the right place’ finishing transition to Division I

In many ways, UMass Lowell has exceeded expectations as its transition to Division I wanes. (Courtesy of America East) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor With every road trip comes a map. With every long-term goal comes a plan on how to achieve it. With the final weeks winding down on UMass Lowell’s transition to becoming a

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

Dana Skinner: 18 years of excellence

Shane Foley and Nick Giannino Connector Editors “When you have a good ice hockey team, it lights up the entire campus,” said Dana Skinner, UMass Lowell athletic director. After winning back to back Hockey East championships, the River Hawks look to light up this particular campus again. Skinner has been with the university for 18

UMass Lowell plans to expand Tsongas Center

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor UMass Lowell has announced plans to add an athletic practice facility adjacent to the Tsongas Center. The proposed 50,000-square-foot structure will be an addition to the current arena between the Merrimack River and the existing portion, dedicated primarily to host ice hockey practices, as well as both men’s and women’s basketball

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