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There are many obstacles for women’s ice hockey at UMass Lowell

There are many obstacles for women’s ice hockey at UMass Lowell

The club women’s ice hockey team was established in 2007 (Photo courtesy of Justin Lawler) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor UMass Lowell does not have a Division I women’s ice hockey team. It does, however, have a club women’s ice hockey team. The members of the team hope that UMass Lowell will someday have a Division

Tom Garrick: The patient, strong head coach that women’s basketball needs and deserves

Garrick hopes to change the team from within to build respect (Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The way that UMass Lowell women’s basketball coach Tom Garrick sees it, coaching is a lot like parenting. “I approach coaching the same way as I approach raising children. I’m consistent every day, and I am demanding. But

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

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

Amazin’ Bazin: Lowell legend leading hockey team to new heights

A vocal teammate during his playing days, Coach Bazin knows what to say to get his teams fired up. (George DeLuca/Connector) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor The rugged walls of UMass Lowell’s Tsongas Center now protect a new dynasty built off a tough brand of hockey on the ice, and that dynasty is led by a

Women’s lacrosse earns first Division I win

Women’s lacrosse ends a 20-game losing streak that started with the first game of the 2015 season. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s lacrosse team earned their first Division I win in program history with a 12-8 victory over the Siena Saints Wednesday afternoon at Wicked Blue

River Hawks fall to UNH on Senior Night

Seniors Lindsey Doucette (33) and Melissa Frase (24) played their final home game for UMass Lowell Wednesday night at the Tsongas Center. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team (4-22, 1-13 AE) fell to the University of New Hampshire Wildcats (10-16, 4-9 AE)