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River Hawks defeat UMass Amherst in Friday night rivalry game

River Hawks defeat UMass Amherst in Friday night rivalry game

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Forward Dillan Bentley skates to goaltender Edvard Nordlund.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor Friday night was filled with excitement and intensity, as the UMass Lowell Hockey Team hosted their in-state rivals, UMass Amherst. The crowd was hyped up, the players knew the potential stakes at hand and before everyone knew

River Hawks men’s basketball 8-1 after record start for program

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Graduate Everette Hammond charges past Sacred Heart defender Mike Sixsmith.” Jake Messer Connector Staff On Wednesday, UMass Lowell beat Merrimack College: 77-51 at the Costello Athletic Center, sealing the team’s incredible 7-1 start on the year. This marks the programs best first half of the season start while playing

River Hawks ice hockey go 1-2 in busy week

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Defenseman Brehdan Engum skates up the ice against conference rival UConn.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor The no. 13 River Hawks came off a busy week in which they faced Hockey East rival Boston College Tuesday night on the road and then faced rival UConn at home Friday night and

River Hawks ice hockey shuts out Vermont in back-to-back games

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Forward Ryan Brushett and defenseman Brehdan Engum celebrate after a goal.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor On November 4th and 5th, the no. 17 UMass Lowell River Hawks came away with back-to-back dominant victories over the University of Vermont (UVM) at the Tsongas Center, a rival in the Hockey East

River Hawks split weekend series against Boston University (BU)

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawks forward Zach Kaiser carries the puck past the reaching stick of BU defenseman Lane Hutson.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor After a road trip that saw the River Hawks travel to Michigan State and Northeastern University, the UMass Lowell hockey team returned home on Friday Night to start

River Hawks split weekend series against Miami University (Ohio) after dominant Saturday win

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawks forward Blake Wells sits in front of RedHawks goaltender Ludvig Persson.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor This past weekend, the River Hawks hosted Miami University (Ohio) and split the two-game series evenly with a loss on Friday and a win on Saturday. Leading into the Friday game, after

River Hawks blowout St. Lawrence Saints in dominant season opener

(Photo courtesy of the Lowell Sun) “River Hawks forward Brian Chambers celebrares his goal while UMass Lowell fans cheer.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor This homecoming, UMass Lowell took their first victory of the new hockey season against the St. Lawrence Saints with the final score being 4-0. River Hawks goaltender Gustavs Davis Grigals completed the

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