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It is time to give UMass Lowell hockey the attention it deserves

It is time to give UMass Lowell hockey the attention it deserves

The 2016-17 edition of the River Hawks secured a Hockey East Championship. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor As one of the best teams in college hockey for the last six seasons, the UMass Lowell River Hawks still seem to fly under the radar when it comes to national attention. The team produces consistent success

River Hawks look to future at season’s end

Tommy Panico, Tyler Mueller and John Edwardh celebrate a River Hawk goal. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Brock Johnson Connector Editor The River Hawks ended their season with a loss to Notre Dame in the Northeast Regional Final on Sunday, March 26, finishing with a 27-11-3 record overall. UMass Lowell will be bidding farewell to an accomplished senior

Two River Hawks among Hobey Baker nominees

Senior forward Joe Gambardella put up 45 points in the regular season. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor In the 2016-17 season the River Hawks not only managed to come out with a share in the Hockey East Regular Season Championship title, alongside Boston College and Boston University, but the River Hawk roster was also

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

NCAA basketball: Don’t mistake maturity for lack of talent

Stars Buddy Hield and Georges Niang led their teams to deep tournament runs as seniors this season. (Charlie Neibergall/AP) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor It’s wise to be a fan of something before you decide to critique it. That’s just part of being a good critic. When Kentucky steamrolled its way to a 38-0 record and

No grey area here: White is the real deal

Isaac White made his presence felt in game two of the season with his a game-winning layup to lift the River Hawks past Sacred Heart at the Tsongas Center. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor If you want to buy him a drink, you need to wait until April 2018. But

Men’s soccer drops No. 21 Monmouth in season opener

Junior forward Wuilito Fernandes dribbles against a Monmouth defender during Friday’s match. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor In what proved to be a thrilling game at Cushing Field on Friday night, the River Hawks men’s soccer team held on to defeat Monmouth University by a final of 1-0. The game

Field hockey opens season with hard-fought victory

Junior midfielder Georgia Cowderoy races upfield by a Quinnipiac defender. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor The UMass Lowell Field Hockey team opened up their first year of NCAA postseason eligibility Friday afternoon at Wicked Blue Field in Lowell. The River Hawks defeated the visiting Quinnipiac Bobcats by a final score

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