Monthly Archives: March 2016

UMass Lowell River Hawks fall but display the heart of champions … on to the NCAA playoffs


A. J. White was on fire throughout the game, leading his team with victory always in mind.


Photo/George DeLuca

George DeLuca
March 20, 2016

The UMass Lowell River Hawks lost to the Northeastern Huskies in another incredible hockey game at TD Banknorth Garden.  As a result the resurgent Huskies take the Hockey East tournament, defeating the River Hawks 3-2 in the final.

The River Hawks gave it their all and are now focused on the NCAA tournament which gets underway this week. It was a bitter sweet but inspirational experience for this photojournalist, both on and off the ice. On to the NCAA tournament!


This was a total team effort … once again, C. J. Smith left it all on the ice.


Photo/George DeLuca