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Big skates to fill: 2017-18 season preview

Big skates to fill: 2017-18 season preview

UMass Lowell finished with a 27-11-3 overall record last season. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s hockey team started its season with three banners being sent to the rafters honoring last year’s accomplishments, yet it is largely uncertain how this season will end. After losing key players such as C.J. Smith,

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

Men’s basketball turns a corner

UMass Lowell looks to turn the corner next season with Isaac White and Jahad Thomas leading the charge. (Courtesy of Lowell Sun) Alex Salucco Connector Editor For most teams, injuries are something that sets a program back – but for a team that is not eligible for postseason play until next season, injuries can give

Faceoff: Hockey vs. basketball

Courtesy Photo Ben St. Pierre Connector Staff Nobody would argue with the claim that men’s hockey is more popular than men’s basketball at UMass Lowell. Nobody would also argue with the claim that men’s hockey is the most popular sport on campus. According to official NCAA statistics from the 2014-2015 school year, UMass Lowell’s men’s

River Hawks shooting for improvement in year three of Division I play

Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics Kyle Gaudette Connector Staff While hockey remains king on campus, your 2015-16 men’s basketball team is poised and ready to share the spotlight. It is another year for the River Hawks competing in the America East Conference, all of which have been coached by Pat Duquette. Now in his

History of UMass Lowell basketball

Tyler O’Keefe Connector Staff In 1988, believe it or not, the UMass Lowell River Hawks were coached by Stan Van Gundy. It was actually the year before Van Gundy started coaching the River Hawks that was most impressive. Don Doucette was the coach of the team in the year of 1987 to 1988 when they

Women’s River Hawks to still be competitive despite youth

Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics Shane Foley Connector Editor On paper, it may seem like a rough year for the 2015-2016 Women’s River Hawk Basketball team. They lost two seniors last year: Jasmine McRoy and Shannon Samuels. Freshman Labert stustained an injury that will bench her for the beginning of the season. The team

River Hawks fall to UNH in straight sets

Photo by George DeLuca/Connector Tyler O’Keefe Connector Staff UMass Lowell and UNH took to the court for the second time this season Friday night. Just like the first time these two played back in October, the victory went to the Wildcats. UNH dominated from the start, winning the first set 25 to 15. They followed up

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