Nick Cardi

Nick Cardi
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Nick is a junior, double major in communications and journalism. He started writing for the Cigar during his first semester freshman year and hasn't stopped since. He loves sports, especially New York sports. Nick is a diehard Yankees, Giants and Knicks fan. He is from Westchester, NY and comes from a family of 7. Email: nicholas_ cardi@my.uri.edu Twitter: ncardi14
We both started the same way, playing in-town baseball, having a good time and playing with friends. Then we moved up to traveling, facing new teams and tougher competition. Finally we moved on to playing high school ball. From there, the difference between myself and freshman pitcher, Vitaly Jangols,...
The University of Rhode Island softball team competed in the Grand Canyon Invitational in Phoenix, Arizona last weekend where they lost all five games in the Six-team invitational. The first game for the Rams (1-9) took place on Friday against San Jose State University. They lost a close one with...
The University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team earned their Atlantic 10 Conference victory of the season, edging Duquesne University, 71-69, Saturday afternoon to bring their 19-game losing streak to a close. The Rams (5-22, 1-14) took on the Dukes of Duquesne (14-14, 7-8) at the Ryan Center in a...
The University of Rhode Island’s  baseball and softball teams will both be beginning their seasons later this week, with the former looking to retain its position atop the conference, and the latter looks to continue climbing their way back into contention. It was a historic 2015-16 season for head coach...
The University of Rhode Island men’s and women’s track and field teams both found success over the weekend as the host school for the Coaches Tribute Meet, where the men placed first and the women took second. The Men's track and field remained unbeaten as they won the Coaches tribute...
The University of Rhode Island volleyball team continued their surge, defeating George Washington University 3-1 on Friday and then prevailing on senior night in straight sets over George Mason University in what was a night of celebration for the departing Ram players as well as their beloved head coach. The...
The women’s basketball team takes the court for the first time this Monday, looking to bounce back from their 12-18 season last year. The Rams are currently projected to finish ninth in the Atlantic 10 and will look to advance to the quarterfinals of the conference championship for a third...
It was homecoming weekend when the University of Rhode Island women’s volleyball team took the court against Fordham, as they prevailed in a straight-set victory on a night filled with celebration and reunions. The Rams (12-9, 7-2) split their two road matches last weekend, first being blanked by La Salle...
The University of Rhode Island women's volleyball team hosted two Atlantic 10 opponents this weekend, splitting the matches with a loss to the University of Dayton on Friday and a win against Saint Louis University Saturday night. There was a big-match feel permeating throughout Keaney Gymnasium when conference juggernaut Dayton...
The Rhode Island Rams took on the New Hampshire Wildcats at home in Meade Stadium on Saturday, losing by a score of 39-17 in a game that seemed promising for the Rams until they faded in the second half. Quarterback Paul Mroz got the start over Wesley McKoy who had started the past three games, but...

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