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River Hawks ice hockey go 1-2 in busy week

River Hawks ice hockey go 1-2 in busy week

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Defenseman Brehdan Engum skates up the ice against conference rival UConn.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor The no. 13 River Hawks came off a busy week in which they faced Hockey East rival Boston College Tuesday night on the road and then faced rival UConn at home Friday night and

How they got here and why they can stay

Freshman goalie Tyler Wall has proven that he is up to the task of helping carry the River Hawks to another successful season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alex Salucco Connector Editor After starting the year as the eighth-ranked team in the nation, the UMass Lowell hockey team has found itself as high as number

Men’s hockey edged out by UConn 3-2

Tage Thompson sneaks the game-winning goal past the right pad of Tyler Wall during the second period. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s hockey team kicked off the first of two games Friday night against the University of Connecticut Huskies, losing 3-2 in the effort. With the loss, the River Hawks

River Hawks battle to 88-79 loss at UConn

Jahad Thomas led the River Hawks with 19 points in a strong performance against UConn Sunday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (4-7) put their offense to the test against No. 25 UConn (7-3), but it wasn’t enough to beat the Huskies, falling 88-79

River Hawks fall to UConn, 2-1

Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics Hannah Manning Connector Staff The UMass Lowell ice hockey team fell to the UConn Huskies 2-1 at Tsongas Center Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the River Hawks fall to 10-3-4 (6-2-3 Hockey East), while the Huskies improve to 5-10-0 (3-7-0 Hockey East). Head Coach Norm Bazin described the campaign

River Hawks stay undefeated in Hockey East, beat UConn 6-4

(Photo/Christopher Tran/Connector) Last Wednesday night was a great night for underclassmen. Three freshmen scored, including Chris Forney’s first goal of the season, in a 6-4 victory over the UConn Huskies. Despite giving up five power plays, the UMass Lowell River Hawks were able to tie up the special teams battle with two goals apiece, including