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Positives: The Rhode Island women’s swimming and diving team meet on senior day was a fantastic performance. In addition to beating Bryant 180-119, they also had winners in 12 of the 16 events that were scored. They will look to build on that momentum as they train for the Atlantic...
  The University of Rhode Island women’s swimming and diving team has decided to take an alternative approach to leadership this season, and it could pay dividends for development and the impending Atlantic 10 Championship. Instead of naming captains, head coach Mick Westkott decided to have a senior leadership team serve...
By Margeaux Gagnon and Jack O'Mara The University of Rhode Island hockey team opened up their season at home this past weekend with a 2-1 loss in the shootout and then a 10-2 blowout win against conference rival, West Chester University on Friday and Saturday. Despite falling 2-1, the Rams dominated...
In their first time competing in regulation golf since October, the University of Rhode Island golf team finished the Florida Atlantic University Slomin Autism Invite in 17th place out of 20 teams, kicking off their spring schedule this weekend. While Rhode Island only finished ahead of three other teams with...
After 12 seasons as an assistant coach, University of Rhode Island Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn has announced that Steve Santonastaso has been made head coach of the women’s volleyball program. “It’s exciting because you go through life wondering what are the things that are going to fulfill you and the...
The University of Rhode Island’s club rowing team pulled off a series of wins at the Knecht Cup in West Windsor, New Jersey. The team earned three first-place finishes this weekend out of the 10 races in which the school competed. Winning 30 percent of its heats, this weekend was...
The University of Rhode Island men's and women's cross country teams both finished in 12th place out of 14 teams in this past weekend’s Atlantic 10 Championships at Richmond University's Green Pole Park in Mechanicsville, Virginia. In the women's cross country events, the hometown Richmond Spiders won the overall title...
The University of Rhode Island men's soccer team defeated Duquesne University 2-1 in overtime for its final home game of the season this past Saturday at the Rhode Island Soccer Complex. Rhode Island finished the regular season 5-3-2 at home. On the night of Halloween, Rhode Island had a...
Tennis is a sport that is equally demanding physically as it is mentally. It is a sport where the burden to achieve excellence rests on the shoulders of the individual. The court is unforgiving and relentless to those who are not equipped to handle such pressure, but the players...
A squat, deadlift and bench  press. Three movements followed by three attempts to hit your one repetition max. The newly recognized powerlifting team at the University of Rhode Island has taken these fundamentals of strength training and created an environment of personal growth. Dan Reagan, president and founder has dedicated...

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