UMass-Lowell shut out Merrimack College, 4-0, Friday night at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Mass. The win for the River Hawks evens the season series at 1-1-0. With the win, UMass-Lowell remains tied, with Boston College, for first place in the Hockey East standings with only three games remaining. The River Hawks victory jumped them up to seventh in the Pairwise rankings, tied with St. Cloud State.