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America East Championship loss ends River Hawks remarkable season

America East Championship loss ends River Hawks remarkable season

The River Hawks’ historic postseason run ends in a disappointing loss (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s soccer team lost 5-1 against the UAlbany Great Danes in their first America East championship match at Casey Stadium The River Hawks went down early in the game after senior

River Hawks triumph over UVM in nail-biting America East Quarterfinal

A dramatic victory through a penalty kick shootout marked their first win in America East postseason history (Photo courtesy of Bob Ellis) Andrew J Sciascia Connector Editor Fans were on the edge of their seats Thursday night at Cushing Field as the women’s soccer team climbed to victory over the Vermont Catamounts in penalty kicks

Breakout freshman Emily Nelson brings far more to UMass Lowell than just athleticism

Freshman midfielder Emily Nelson drew the attention of the conference last week when she earned goals in three straight games. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Andrew J Sciascia Connector Editor Eight starts on eight appearances, four goals, two game-winners, nearly 600 minutes played and, as of Monday, an America East Rookie of the Week Award.

Julia Schneider and coaching staff find their groove with women’s soccer team

Schneider has made 61 saves this season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athetlics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Julia Schneider, the standout goalkeeper for the UMass Lowell women’s soccer team, is tired. She just took an early morning exam after returning to campus at 3 a.m. from an away game at Stony Brook University in New York.

Women’s soccer falls to Maine 1-0 in aggressive game

The River Hawks fell to a 3-5-2 record overall and 1-1-0  in America East play. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) by Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Despite a strong start, the UMass Lowell women’s soccer team was unable to score, leading to a 1-0 loss. The team came out assertively to start the game, with fast

Women’s soccer taking confidence from a slim, hard-fought defeat

Rachel Morrier (left) maneuvers her way around a defender during Thursday’s contest. (Photo courtesy/Matt Dwyer) by Andrew Sciascia Connector Contributor Coming out aggressively Thursday night, sights set on a redeeming victory over the Blue Devils after last year’s 4-0 loss, the River Hawks fell just short of the win with a 1-0 final score. The

Double overtime heroics lift River Hawks over Wagner 1-0

Rachel Morrier attempts to maneuver around a Wagner defender. (Matt Dwyer/Connector)  Hannah Manning Connector Editor It was a night of overtime heroics for both UMass Lowell soccer teams. Mere hours after Ivan Abramovic scored an iconic goal to end the game against St. Francis Brooklyn, Rachel Morrier rocketed the ball into the top-left corner of