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

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

Field hockey secures America East tournament berth with 7-2 win over Vermont

Junior midfielder Katie Luchino (2) had a goal and an assist in the win against Vermont. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Despite a cold and rainy night, the River Hawks scored six unanswered goals and came out with a huge win against the Vermont Catamounts. Going into the game, the River Hawks

River Hawks defeat Vermont, advance to Hockey East Championship Game

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The River Hawks got the puck on net more after the first intermission and never looked back. UMass Lowell outshot Vermont 29-20 after the start of the second period, scoring three goals in the latter 40 minutes of a 4-1 victory in the Hockey East Tournament semifinal round at the TD