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The women’s track and field team shattered school records with their fourth consecutive conference title.
The UMass Lowell hockey team, fresh off its best season in its 29-year NCAA Division I history, was honored at the Massachusetts State House May 2.
UMass Lowell junior track star Diamond Jones, a former Lowell High athlete, has overcome adversity to shine with the River Hawks.
"This is a campus on fire," Athletic Director Dana Skinner said. UMass Lowell's team is bound for Pittsburgh, the host city for this year's NCAA Frozen Four. The River Hawks will face off against Yale University on April 11. The winner will skate on April 13 against either Connecticut's Quinnipiac University or Minnesota's St. Cloud State University for the championship.
The UMass Lowell ice hockey team and head coach Norm Bazin will talk about the River Hawks’ historic advance to the NCAA Tournament’s Frozen Four and take questions from the press.
UMass Lowell, the Hockey East regular season and tournament champions, improved to 28-10-2 and advances to the national semifinals for the first time in program history. The third-ranked River Hawks will face West regional winner Yale on Thursday, April 11, at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.
Fans from across the globe showed their support for the men's ice hockey team in their championship win against Boston University in the Hockey East tournament on March 23, 2013.
The long climb up the ladder of success is officially over for UMass Lowell's hockey program. After 29 years in Hockey East, the River Hawks have finally broken through the clouds, soaring to new heights and taking home the Hockey East crown.
UMass Lowell second-year coach Norm Bazin was named Coach of the Year for the second straight season Thursday night, something only one other coach in league history has done.
In two short years, coach Norm Bazin and his nationally-ranked UMass Lowell hockey team have already achieved one of his three goals, the Hockey East regular-season championship. The River Hawks have a golden opportunity to achieve another one this weekend as they set their sights on the Lamoriello Trophy that goes to the league's tournament champ.
For the second time in three weeks, UMass Lowell and Providence College will be battling for a title. Fourth-seeded Providence nipped fifth-seeded New Hampshire, 3-2, Sunday in the rubber game of their best-of-three Hockey East Tournament quarterfinal series and will clash with top-seeded UMass Lowell on Friday in a semifinal game at TD Garden in Boston at 5 p.m.
When the River Hawks won the Hockey East title for the first time, victory was sweet. Also sweet, though not as well known, was the Men's Club Ice Hockey first-place finish in a Division II league.
Community members gathered on March 8 to recognize the members of the Lowell State House Delegation of 2010, who facilitated the transfer of the Tsongas Center from the city to the University three years ago.
When UMass Lowell beat Providence, 4-1, on Saturday night to win the Hockey East regular-season title, it was the first time one of the league's six perennial also-rans had ever finished in first place. Before then either Boston College, Boston University, New Hampshire, or Maine had accounted for all the regular-season championships in the league's first 28 years.
Editorial about the recent decision by the chancellor and trustees of University of Massachusetts Lowell to move all its sports programs to the more competitive Division 1 and will raise the university’s profile in a positive way.
UMass Lowell is on the brink of making some Hockey East history. But the nationally ranked and rampaging River Hawks refuse to focus on anything but the present.
UMass Lowell’s athletic teams will move up to Division I, joining the America East Conference, representatives of both announced today at a rally at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.
The University community announced that all of its collegiate sports will be in Division I as of the 2013-14 academic year.
It took vision and hard work, but also a planets-are-aligning set of circumstances for UMass Lowell officials to announce that its athletic teams, starting this fall, will compete in Division 1 as a member of the America East Conference.
For the fifth year, the men's basketball team volunteered at the Lowell Transitional Center, setting tables, serving meals, interacting with the guests and busing tables.
Freshman Christian Folin scored 3:07 into overtime to cap a run of four consecutive goals as No. 15 UMass Lowell defeated Northeastern 5-4 on Saturday night in a Hockey East clash in front of a school-record attendance 7,013 at the Tsongas Center.
Ice hockey, basketball and track and field are having exciting seasons with standout players and team dynamics.
UMass Lowell, ranked No. 18 in the latest U.S. College Hockey Online poll, extended its winning streak to eight games -- the longest current streak in the country, and the River Hawks' longest since a nine-game winning streak in 2001-02, with its nationally televised victory over Providence College Thursday.
Some 20 years ago, when future NHL All-Star goalie Dwayne Roloson and future UMass Lowell head coach Norm Bazin were college roommates and best friends, they sometimes talked wistfully about what it would be like to coach together someday. Someday is today, although their current partnership will last only as long as the NHL lockout does.
At a recent UMass Lowell practice, the player with the best flow on the Tsongas Center ice was a 43-year-old alumnus. Dwayne Roloson, the stringy-haired goalie, was taking a spin in his new role among youngsters who weren’t born when he arrived in Lowell in 1990.
UMass Lowell freshmen hockey players Ryan McGrath and Greg Amlong live five minutes apart in O'Fallon, Mo. They've been friends since they were 4 years old and now are River Hawks together.
Coach Norm Bazin has UMass-Lowell rising to national prominence, thanks in part to skilled players such as Riley Wetmore and Russian teen-ager Dmitri Sinitzyn.
As good as the 2011-12 season was for UMass Lowell, coach Norm Bazin is realistic to the fact that 2012-13 is a new season and his club will enter with different expectations after last year’s success.
The University honored 10 athletes and community members at the 2012 Dream of Perfect Games Celebration of Sport.
The men’s ice hockey team spent the summer training hard in preparation for the 2012-2013 season and it shows.
Former golf coach Gary Mucica always took immense pride in his program at UMass Lowell, and the Northeast-10 Conference Championship was always one of his main targets every fall. After Mucica passed away on July 2, the golf team dedicated its season to him and looks to win its first NE-10 title.
In just over two years of ownership, UMass Lowell has turned the Tsongas Center into an award-winning venue for more than just concerts.
The Tsongas Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell was recently ranked number 13 in performance worldwide by Venues Today Magazine, for its capacity category of 5,001 to 10,000.
Ruben Sanca of Cape Verde (and UMass Lowell) talks to Only A Game host Bill Littlefield about competing in the London Olympics in the 5,000-meter run.
Ruben Sanca ’09, ’10 and staff member will represent his native Cape Verde in the 5,000-meter run at the 2012 London Olympics.
Ruben Sanca, who starred for the UMass Lowell track and field and cross country teams from 2005-10, will represent his native country, the Cape Verde Islands, at the 2012 Olympic Games this summer.
The UMass Lowell athletics marketing and media relations staff are winning awards for their dedicated and innovative work.
A pair of UMass Lowell hockey players were selected in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday afternoon in Pittsburgh. Incoming freshman goaltender Connor Hellebuyck was drafted with the ninth pick in the fifth round by the Winnipeg Jets and redshirt freshman defenseman Dmitry Sinitsyn of Moscow was taken with the second pick in the seventh round by the Dallas Stars.
Athletes Angus MacDonald and Ashley Zielinski missed Commencement at the Tsongas Center, but got special treatment from Chancellor Marty Meehan when they returned from the NCAA Track and Field Championship in Colorado.
Several award-winning student-athletes share advice on balancing the demands of school and sports.
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