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Miracle of the huddle and River Hawk pride Rise Up! celebrates UMass Lowell athletes

Miracle of the huddle and River Hawk pride Rise Up! celebrates UMass Lowell athletes

UMass Lowell gospel choir, Hawkapella, and Vocality join together on stage for a performance of “Rise Up”. (Courtesy of Taylor Carito/Connector) Taylor Carito Connector Editor After five years of transitioning to a fully Division I (D1) athletic school, UMass Lowell’s 2017 Homecoming was not shy of celebrations for every River Hawk. Riddled with athletes, faculty,

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.

Love of the Game Sports achieves goal with second annual Playing for Inclusion event

The UMass Lowell women’s soccer team teaches shooting drills at Love of the Game Sports’ Playing for Inclusion event. (Alex Salucco/Connector) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Love of the Game Sports hosted their second annual Playing for Inclusion event Sunday afternoon at the Campus Recreation Center. With help from Disable the Label, Best Buddies and the

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

‘Rocket League:’ The little indie that could

The Rocket League National Championships were held on Saturday, November 12. (Courtesy of Psyonix) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor Soccer, but with rocket-powered RC cars. This is the core conceit behind “Rocket League,” a multiplayer sports game created by indie studio Psyonix back in July 2015, and it is a conceit that has paid off in

Honey Thaljieh promotes the face of a new FIFA

Honey Thaljieh, FIFA’s communications manager, visited UMass Lowell on Thursday to discuss the future of soccer. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Jeffrey Gerson) Alexa Hyde Connector Staff “For the game. For the world,” is FIFA’s current mission statement, which FIFA communication manager Honey Thaljieh came to discuss at UMass Lowell on Thursday, April 14. Honey Thaljieh

National Women’s Soccer League Expansion Draft continues to grow the game

Photo courtesy of National Women’s Soccer League Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff This week marks a major moment in professional women’s soccer. The National Women’s Soccer League, the NWSL, added an additional team to its existing members, bringing the total up to ten through a series of trades culminating with today’s Expansion Draft.

Gui is the man in River Hawks’ massive win over Bryant

Photo courtesy of George DeLuca Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor To say the River Hawks men’s soccer team deserved to win their 3-2 overtime bout against Bryant University on Wednesday night would be an absurd understatement. A couple of questionable calls by the officials turned what should have been a two-goal cushion into a one-goal deficit

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