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Croix Evingson settles into place at UMass Lowell

Croix Evingson settles into place at UMass Lowell

Croix and the team gather before taking on the University of New Hampshire. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics). Christina Laderoute Web Manager Born in Alaska, but raised in Minnesota, freshman defenseman Croix Evingson came to know and love the fast-paced sport of hockey at the ripe age of four. Sixteen years later and he is

Tyler Mueller: The quiet man

Tyler Mueller is a captain in his final season as a River Hawk. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Like his head coach, senior defenseman and captain of the men’s ice hockey team Tyler Mueller appears to be a man of few words. He answers questions directly, with no more clutter than a fair smattering

River Hawks undone in home opener by unranked University of New Hampshire

Senior forward John Edwardh dekes around a New Hampshire defender while drawing a hooking penalty during the 2nd period. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Despite scoring to come back from a one goal deficit twice in the third period, the fifth-ranked UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team was bested in the closing 14 seconds by

Convocation emphasizes what being a River Hawk means

An energetic standing ovation is given to Convocation speaker Benjamin O’Keefe by UMass Lowell’s incoming class of 2021. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Hannah Manning Connector Editor As Chancellor Jacquie Moloney welcomed the largest incoming class in UMass Lowell history, a sea of blue that ran awash over sections 103-109 of the Tsongas Center, she stressed

Homero Morais continues to shine in National Premiere Soccer League

Morais battles for the ball in one of his final games as a River Hawk. (Courtesy) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Not all student athletes are fortunate enough to continue their playing career after college, let alone in a professional league. However, that is exactly the case for former UMass Lowell soccer star Homero Morais, who

Freshman Evingson selected in NHL draft

Evingson was selected 211th overall in the most recent NHL draft. (Courtesy of the Winnipeg Jets) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Incoming freshman defenseman Croix Evingson became the third player on the 2017-18 men’s hockey roster to be drafted by the National Hockey League (NHL) on June 25. But looking past that, there is even more

Men’s basketball plays in three-game exhibition trip

Jahad Thomas had 20 points for the River Hawks in the team’s first international game. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff The men’s basketball team recently traveled to Italy for a 10-day exhibition tournament where they played three games against professional teams, while also taking some time to explore Rome, Florence and

UMass Lowell ‘in the right place’ finishing transition to Division I

In many ways, UMass Lowell has exceeded expectations as its transition to Division I wanes. (Courtesy of America East) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor With every road trip comes a map. With every long-term goal comes a plan on how to achieve it. With the final weeks winding down on UMass Lowell’s transition to becoming a

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