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Competition is what makes University of Rhode Island women’s soccer coach Michael Needham tick. Whether he is playing or coaching, his competitive fire is what keeps him going. His passion for the game has rubbed off on his players, as they doubled their win total from the previous season and...
The University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team snuck by Virginia Commonwealth University in five sets and swept Davidson College this weekend after falling to Dayton and Saint Louis in their previous two matchups. The Rams now sit at 15-7 overall with a 6-3 posting in Atlantic 10 Conference play....
The University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team was dealt two close losses at the hands of Dayton and Saint Louis this weekend as they now find themselves fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference standings. “Our stars needed to shine more brightly in order for us to do better,” Rhode...
The University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team picked up another win on Saturday in a sweep of struggling Fordham, but had to overcome a hostile road environment in the process. “Fordham had a terrible record and we thought it was going to be easier than what is was,” Rhode...
The University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team extended their losing streak to five games in a five-set loss to George Washington and snapped it in a four-set win against George Mason this weekend. The Rams had a 2-1 lead before losing the fourth set 25-22 and the fifth set...
The University of Rhode Island football team lost to Central Connecticut State University 38-14 on Saturday after they allowed the Blue Devils to put up 28 points in the final quarter. “We went into the fourth quarter at 10-6,” Fleming said. “Holloman came out and ended up with a...
University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball coach Bob Schneck has been a staple of the program for 34 years, yet he received the job in an unexpected way. “Today you wouldn’t be able to get a job like this,” Schneck said. “Penn State Coach Russ Rose, who has won more...
The University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team dropped three straight against New Mexico State, the University of New Hampshire and Brown University at the Holly Young Invitational this weekend. The squad has lost four of their last five and was swept for the first time this season in their...
The University of Rhode Island football season has been a far from memorable one so far. The Rams (0-2) were dismantled in a 54-7 loss to Fordham and they have been outscored 102-14 in their first two games. However, there is a silver lining. Though the scoreboard has shown otherwise,...
The University of Rhode Island men’s soccer team failed to convert in a 1-0 loss to Lehigh last night, their first home defeat of the season. The Rams fall to 1-3-1 on the year and have been shut out in two consecutive games, dropping a 3-0 matchup with Boston College...

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