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River Hawks field hockey continues dominant season despite loss to UMaine

River Hawks field hockey continues dominant season despite loss to UMaine

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “UMaine midfielder Bhreagh Kennedy breaks for the ball while UMass Lowell back Alissia de Vries helps on defense.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor The River Hawks, after riding a scorching winning streak, fell short against UMaine on Friday, September 30th, being handed their first conference loss of the season. With

2022 Homecoming sports preview

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “UMass Lowell hockey players pose under blue light.” Steven O’Hara Connector Staff Another homecoming celebration, another exciting week of UMass Lowell sporting events. Starting on Friday, September 30th, UMass Lowell is showing off their athletic prowess for the whole week, ending on Saturday, October 8th. The River Hawks are

The Student in Student-Athletes

Student athletes have the difficult task of mixing sports, academics and life at UMass Lowell (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Melany Sheldon Connector Contributor We are used to the idea about student-athletes at UMass Lowell: their athletic performances and how they represent our school when they wear the River Hawks jersey. What is not

Field Hockey falls to Stanford University 4-3 in back and forth game

Anouk Lalande scored her eighth goal of the season against Stanford Thursday afternoon. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The UMass Lowell field hockey team fell to the No. 12 Stanford Cardinal, 4-3, on Thursday afternoon at Cushing Field. Three different players scored for the River Hawks, but a Cardinal goal with

Huk plays beyond the love of the game

Huk (center) poses with her teammates during the River Hawks’ first practice of the 2017 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Torrie Huk, a field hockey player at UMass Lowell, loves what she does. She loves playing field hockey. She loves being around her teammates. She loves her family, her dogs

Field Hockey earns 2-1 victory against Georgetown in sudden death penalty shootout

Freshman midfielder Sophie Gehrels scored the winning shot for UMass Lowell against Georgetown Friday night. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Brendan Jacques  Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s field hockey team faced off against the Georgetown University Hoyas Friday evening, barely eking out a 2-1 victory after a long-fought match. With both teams playing neck-and-neck

Field hockey beats New Hampshire 2-1 for first time in program history

UMass Lowell captured their first conference win since 2013 on Friday night’s bout against the University of New Hampshire. (Courtesy UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff With two goals from sophomore forward/midfielder Torrie Huk, the River Hawks were able to secure their first-ever win against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats. The 2-1 victory