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
The University of Rhode Island men's basketball team started their Atlantic 10 title defense Friday when the UNC Asheville Bulldogs traveled to the Ryan Center. URI took care of the Bulldogs as they won by a final of 84-60. The Rams hit the ground running in the new season as...
The University of Rhode Island football team put an end to their four game losing streak this past Saturday when they traveled up to upstate New York and beat the Albany Great Danes, 31-14. URI came into the contest with a 1-6 overall record and 0-4 in CAA play. Albany...
The University of Rhode Island hosted both St. Louis and Dayton this past weekend. The Rams entered the match 8-8 on the year going 3-2 in Atlantic 10 play so far this season. St. Louis came into Friday night’s match with a 6-11 overall record and strong record in...
What a difference a year makes. Last year Rhode Island went up to Harvard Stadium and had their teeth kicked in losing 51-21. On Saturday however, the Rams came out looking to avenge their blowout loss to the Crimson and did just that. URI took down Harvard thanks to...
The University of Rhode Island baseball Rams were in action this week, splitting their two-game homestand with a 5-2 walkoff win over Brown University on Tuesday before dropping their Wednesday matchup against the College of the Holy Cross, 7-4 at Bill Beck Field. The story of both games for...
The University of Rhode Island baseball Rams were in action this week, splitting their two-game homestand with a 5-2 walkoff win over Brown University on Tuesday before dropping their Wednesday matchup against the College of the Holy Cross, 7-4 at Bill Beck Field. The story of both games for...
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...

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