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UMass Lowell Riverhawks cursed at Costello

UMass Lowell Riverhawks cursed at Costello

(Photo courtesy ESPN) UMass Lowell Riverhawks and NJIT Highlanders logos Alex Decato-Roed Connector Editor On Wednesday night, the UMass Lowell women’s basketball looked to further their two-game winning streak against the New Jersey Institute of Technology Highlanders at Costello. However, the River Hawks couldn’t find their momentum despite a solid defensive effort. With the 50-60 loss

No. 14 UMass Lowell battles to the last second for overtime tie at Merrimack

Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg had 26 saves against Merrimack on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor NORTH ANDOVER — The first fifty-nine minutes of the UMass Lowell-Merrimack game was back-and-forth, almost tedious hockey. The last minute of regulation was chaos. And overtime was pandemonium. The 14th-ranked UMass Lowell men’s hockey team skated to

River Hawks struggle through deflating 6-1 defeat at the hands of the Friars

Junior goaltender Tyler Wall stopped 28 shots in Friday night’s game against Providence. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor Coming off of an exciting two weeks and ten games without a loss, the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team came out to face the Providence College Friars with no shortage of intensity. After just

River Hawks fight back after early deficit to tie BC, 4-4

Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg made 22 saves against Boston College. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The Tsongas Center became a warzone as the Saturday night matchup against the struggling Boston College Eagles and the UMass Lowell River Hawks unfolded. Sophomore forward Charlie Levesque was handed a game misconduct early in the first period and

Women’s lacrosse taking positives out of 9-7 loss to UMBC

The women’s lacrosse team fell to a 9-3 record with the loss to UMBC. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Wicked Blue Field saw playoff-caliber lacrosse in the month of March as the UMass Lowell women’s lacrosse team faced off against the University of Maryland – Baltimore County Retrievers. The stakes did

River Hawks’ season ends as Merrimack wins series with 2-1 OT thriller

Senior forward Jake Kamrass skates towards the puck in the second playoff game against Merrimack. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The end of the 2017-18 men’s hockey season came sooner than expected. UMass Lowell fell in the first round of the Hockey East playoffs to tenth-seeded Merrimack College. “We’re not used to finishing this

River Hawks snap five-game losing streak with 5-0 win on Senior Night

UMass Lowell had four different players score in the victory over Merrimack. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor  The UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team scored not one, not two, not three but five unanswered goals to put an end to the 2017-18 regular season and a pesky five-game losing streak. The River Hawks had

Women’s basketball falls to UNH 70-49 on senior night

Freshman guard Jennifer Louro dribbles down the court. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team lost 70-49 against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats on senior night Thursday evening. Forward Kayla Gibbs was the lone senior for the River Hawks. Her night was capped off with 15