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Julia Schneider and coaching staff find their groove with women’s soccer team

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.

Men’s soccer tie Quinnipiac University 1-1 in second double overtime game of season

Joe Kellett passes the ball as he is defended by Quinnipiac’s Rashawn Dally. (Matt Dwyer/Connector).  Brock Johnson Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s soccer team found themselves in overtime against Quinnipiac University for the second game in a row, this time ending in a 1-1 draw after two scoreless overtime periods at Cushing Field. At

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

Men’s soccer wins first America East regular season championship

River Hawk players hoist the trophy after winning Wednesday’s game.  (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Brock Johnson Connector Contributor In his final game as a River Hawk, senior forward Wuilito Fernandes powered the team to a 2-1 win and their first-ever America East regular season championship with his game-winning goal over the Hartford Hawks assisted by redshirt freshman

Women’s soccer edged out 2-1 by Dartmouth on Senior Night

Junior midfielder Rachel Morrier had three shots in the contest against Dartmouth. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Brooke Keating Connector Staff Women’s soccer fell 2-1 to Dartmouth after a long back and forth battle Tuesday night at Cushing Field. The game opened with a strong defensive presence from the River Hawks, spending most of the

Men’s soccer edges out UAlbany for first place spot in America East

Wuilito Fernandes controls the ball while surrounded by a trio of Albany defenders. He would score his 10th goal of the season later in the first half.  (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff The River Hawks secured a 1-0 victory over the UAlbany Great Danes in a nail-biter at the Cushing Field Complex Saturday night,

Men’s soccer, Binghamton deadlock 1-1 in double OT; remain undefeated after AE opener

Wuilito Fernandes (10) is surrounded by Bearcats (Nikkos Pasarras (20), Zach Galluzzo (4), Miles Burbank (23), and Charlie Novoth (2)) as Ivan Blaskic (13) follows the play. (photo/George DeLuca) George DeLuca Connector Editor The Binghamton Bearcats tied the UMass Lowell men’s soccer team with 27 seconds left in regulation, but the ensuing tug-of-war in double-overtime failed

Wuilito Fernandes exemplifies leadership on and off the field

Fernandes is a major reason for the men’s soccer team’s success this season. (Photo/George DeLuca) by George DeLuca Connector Editor In 2009, Wuilito Fernandes came to the United States from Praia, Cape Verde, a small city on an island located about 500 miles west of Senegal, Africa. He played soccer as much as he could back

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