UMass Lowell falls on the road against UConn, 4-2 – Lowell Sun

HARTFORD, Conn. — Despite goals from freshman Scout Truman (Lethbridge, Alberta) and senior Zach Kaiser (Orangeville, Ontario), the No. 13 UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team lost a 4-2 decision to No 7. Connecticut Afternoon at the XL Center.

Kaiser and Truman were River Hawk’s only scorers (8-5, 5-3 Hockey East). Truman’s scoop-and-score in the second period was counted as an unassisted record, while graduate student Jon McDonald (Livonia, Michigan) and undergraduate Owen Cole (Dunnville, Ontario) earned helpers on Kaiser’s snipe in the third period.

On defense, sophomore Brehdan Engum (Burnsville, Minn.) led the team with a season-high four blocks. Junior Henry Welsch (Lakeville, Minnesota) suffered the loss after making 22 saves at the net. Despite the loss, UMass Lowell’s penalty run was flawless on both days with the Huskies and ended all six of UConn’s six power plays this weekend (10-2-3, 7-2-2 HE).

Men’s Basketball

LOWELL — Junior Max Brooks (Waldorf, Md.) finished the game with a game-high 18 points and led six double-digit scorers for UMass Lowell in a 105-53 win over Emerson (1-3) on Saturday.

Brooks recorded his seventh career double-double that night and added 11 rebounds. Juniors Yuri Covington (Wilkes-Barre Pa.) and Quinton Mincey (Upper Marlboro, Md.) each added 13 points, while graduate student Allin Blunt (Crownsville, Md.) totaled 11 points. Junior Cam Morris III (Alexander City, Ala.) with 10 points on his debut with UMass Lowell (4-1), and senior Ayinde Hikim (Washington, DC) also rounded out the double-digit scoring list with 10 points.

Women’s Basketball

LOWELL — UMass Lowell fell to the Brown Bears 67-56 on Saturday afternoon at the Costello Athletic Center.

Senior Kaylen Banwareesingh (Bronx, NY) led the all scorers with a career-high 31 points and added 14 boards for her fourth career double-double. Sophomore Ivory Finley (Minneapolis, Minnesota) also scored in double digits, scoring 12 points. Senior Jaliena Sanchez (Springfield) set a career high with eight assists in the afternoon.

With 31 points, Banwareesingh is now tied for second place in a D1-era game for a UML player. The senior shares the spot with Shannon Samuels, who has reached that mark twice in her career. Jaliena Sanchez made the top 10 in assists in a game category and recorded eight against Brown to finish sixth in the D1 era.

cross country

STILLWATER, Okla. – UMass Lowell Cross Country Senior Kenzie Doyle (Swansea) wrapped up her incredible season on the course at the 2022 NCAA Women’s Cross Country Championship hosted by the State of Oklahoma on Saturday morning.

“Kenzie ran well overall. She was in the All-American range for most of the race,” noted head coach Gary Gardner after Doyle’s NCAA debut. “She did well in her first experience at the NCAA Championship. We look forward to seeing them compete during the track season.”

Doyle, the only River Hawk qualifier, finished 85th overall out of the nation’s top 254 distance runners. In her first 6K on the national stage, Doyle averaged a 3.49.7 split and finished 25th overall in the field to finish with a finishing time of 20:31.0.