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Men’s Basketball falls short to Vermont; looks forward to 2024-2025 season

Men’s Basketball falls short to Vermont; looks forward to 2024-2025 season

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Cam Morris III shoots a hoop.” Jake Messer Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team came up short of their first-ever America East Conference Championship, losing to the Vermont Catamounts by a score of 66-61.     Ever since they lost to Vermont in last season’s final, their

Men’s and Women’s basketball swept by Vermont Catamounts

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Quinton Mincey shoots against Catamounts” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor Both Men’s and Women’s basketball teams had a rough week as they both lost to the University of Vermont (UVM) Catamounts. The men’s team now stands at 5-1 in America East and is 14-5 overall. The Women’s team is currently

River Hawks historic season comes to an end

(Photo courtesy of The Lowell Sun) “River Hawks basketball player Everette Hammond shoots a basket.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor The River Hawks fell short to their conference rival Vermont in the America East Championship after a historic season for the program. UMass Lowell held strong in the America East during the regular season, winning 11 of

River Hawks ice hockey shuts out Vermont in back-to-back games

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Forward Ryan Brushett and defenseman Brehdan Engum celebrate after a goal.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor On November 4th and 5th, the no. 17 UMass Lowell River Hawks came away with back-to-back dominant victories over the University of Vermont (UVM) at the Tsongas Center, a rival in the Hockey East

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

River Hawks lose halftime lead to Vermont to 61-46 finish

Junior forward Kayla Gibbs scored 13 points Thursday night, the sixteenth straight game in which she tallied over ten points. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor UMass Lowell (3-16, 0-6 AE) fell 46-61 to the Vermont Catamounts (5-13, 2-4 AE) on Thursday night in an America East matchup. Led offensively by junior forward

River Hawks score three power play goals, down Vermont 4-2

Joe Gambardella (5) controls the puck as he is pursued by Vermont forward Rob Darrar (23). (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The No. 6 UMass Lowell men’s hockey team finished their series against the University of Vermont with two wins, getting them 4 points in the Hockey East conference. With the 4-2 win on

Smith, River Hawks take out Vermont 3-1

Junior forward C.J. Smith tallies his sixth goal of the season on an easy tap-in goal just outside the crease with 1:35 left in the second period. (Marlon Pitter/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor  Junior left wing C.J. Smith’s two-goal game elevated the UMass Lowell River Hawks over the University of Vermont Catamounts. With the 3-1