Albiani’s Take

Positives: The Rhode Island basketball team’s exhibition win over the St. Thomas Aquinas was simply a tune-up for the team, but Rhode Island showed a more potent offensive arsenal, with newcomers Four McGlynn and Christion Thompson each hitting a pair of threes. The outside shot was a major weakness for...
The University of Rhode Island men’s and women’s track and field teams were victorious at the University of Rhode Island Coaches versus Domestic Violence Invitational at the Mackal Field House this past Saturday on Senior Day. The teams combined to win nine individual events, two relay events and both finished...
In a joint effort, University of Rhode Island sophomore guard E.C. Matthews and men’s ice hockey assistant coach Benjamin Upham worked together to help a local child get involved with some of his favorite sports on campus. Upham became involved with the child through his work with the J. Arthur...
  The University of Rhode Island golf team battled harsh weather conditions at the East Carolina Intercollegiate in a tournament where high rounds and sloppy play was the norm, as the Rams grabbed sixth place on the strength of junior Billy Walthouse. Fourteen teams and nearly 80 golfers completed two rounds...
I am no athlete. In no shape or form am I capable of performing in any sporting event, and my bleeding condition does not exactly help. Despite that, though, I took my 5-foot-9, 180-pound frame to the table tennis club on Tuesday night. You may not qualify table tennis as...
The University of Rhode Island ended a heart wrenching two-game skid, beating Old Dominion University, 51-39, in an offensively-anemic contest at the Ryan Center Tuesday night. The Rams (6-3) looked to shake off a couple of road losses that saw their national ranking vanish, and their NCAA Tournament hopes...
Before Thurdsay’s tilt with Saint Louis, the University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team faced two strong competitors, La Salle University and Duquesne University, and were unable to topple either. However, on Senior Day the Rams took an emotional victory over the Billikens after building a 33-8 lead in the...
The University of Rhode Island men’s cross country team finished in fourth place of eight teams at the season-opening Bryant Invitational in Smithfield, Rhode Island, on Saturday. After a strong preseason, the Rams started off the year with three runners finishing in the top 20 during the 5k race. Jacob...
The University of Rhode Island men’s soccer team suffered its first Atlantic 10 Conference loss of the season when they fell 1-0 to Saint Louis University on a Kingsley Bryce goal in the 87th minute. Rhode Island’s record dropped to 10-4-3 overall with a 6-1 posting in conference play. Coming into...
  The women's track and field team has been off to an encouraging start with many of their athletes reaching individual milestones, and even making program history. While only two months into the indoor season, freshman Juleen Lewis has made a difference from the team while who competing in sprints...

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