Photo by Autumn Walter | Fatts Russell attempts to score a two-pointer for the Rams. It was a picture-perfect night. In David Cox’s head coaching debut at the University of Rhode Island, the Rams raised their banners and then their arms in victory, storming past the Bryant Bulldogs 97-63. Even James...
  There are many important factors that attributes to the success of the sailing team at the University of Rhode Island, but what matters the most is preparation, mental toughness and teamwork. The team is split between co-ed and the women’s team, and includes more than 50 members who have...

Albiani’s take

Positives:   The University of Rhode Island baseball team had a fantastic showing this past week. After losing a tough 2-1 game to Quinnipiac on Thursday, the Rams responded and took all three in a series sweep of conference foe St. Bonaventure. Rhody now has a three-game winning streak after...
The University of Rhode Island men’s soccer team opened Atlantic 10 Conference play on Saturday with a 1-0 win over Fordham at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx, New York. The Rams extended their unbeaten streak to six games with a 4-0-2 posting over that stretch. “It was very important to...
  Dynamic sophomore running back Harold Cooper has provided a much needed spark on offense, and special teams for the University of Rhode Island football team. Cooper was named the Offensive MVP of the football team last season after leading the Rams in rushing, with 172 carries for 746 yards,...
The No. 12 University of Rhode Island men's hockey team, No. 2 in the Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League rankings, lost to No.3-seed University of Delaware in the ESCHL semifinals 2-1 at Middletown Ice World in Middletown, New Jersey, this past weekend. The entirety of the semifinal was just as close...
  Keaney Gym played host to more than 700 University of Rhode Island students, who filled the bleachers to enjoy a Thursday night that was filled with games and various dancing routines that simultaneously induced cheer and laughter. The guests of honor, the URI football team, looked on, as they prepared...
Fans are a big reason why we love the game. They provide the source of emotion for sports. The crowd  creates palpable tension and drama through their rabid, unflappable and sometimes irrational support of their team. They are the reason we have debates over legacies and dwell on mistakes...
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...
Autumn Walter | Sophomore Claire Chaplinsky prepares to spike the ball at the URI vs. Army game that took place on Sept. 5. After starting 4-5 on the season, the University of Rhode Island’s women's volleyball team went 2-1 this past weekend at the Scared Heart Hampton Inn by Hilton...

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