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...
After missing all of last season due to a torn ACL, junior Mike Casey scored the first goal of the 2014 season, and his first in nearly 700 days, for the University of Rhode Island men’s soccer team. The goal came in the first half against Seton Hall University when...
The University of Rhode Island women’s ice hockey team decided against renewing the contract of head coach Beth McCann at the conclusion of the spring semester, ending her 15-year era at the school. URI club sports coordinator Chris Daigle said that the team met to do their yearly coaches evaluations...
The University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team ended their 2013-14 campaign on a dismal note with some uncertainty about their future. The Rams lost 11 of their last 12 regular season games and exited the Atlantic 10 Tournament in the first round after a 61-53 loss to Duquesne. Their...
University of Rhode Island alumna Patty Butler completed a run to remember, from California to Maryland, this past summer to raise money for cancer research. “It’s just a totally different experience that not a lot of people can say that they’ve had,” Butler said. “It definitely makes me want to...
Jim Foster, the winningest coach in University of Rhode Island baseball history, resigned on July 17 to take an associate head coaching role with Boston College. URI Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn was quick to name his replacement.  It was announced the same day that one of Foster’s assistant coaches, Raphael...
Brindisi, Italy – After four years as one of the top performers on some of the University of Rhode Island’s most successful basketball teams, swingman Delroy James is now making a name for himself in Europe as well. Today, the 27-year-old alumnus is playing professionally for the Enel Basket Brindisi...
Former University of Rhode Island basketball player Alwayne Bigby was charged with first-degree murder for the death of a 33-year-old mother of four on April 12 in Toronto. Bigby, 23, earned his master’s degree in education at URI and played for the basketball team in the 2012-13 season.  The Toronto native averaged...
Bullying has turned into a very sensitive subject in recent years and here at the University of Rhode Island, it just became more sensitive than ever. Last week, NBC 10 released a report about URI softball head coach Erin Layton alleging she took part in the bullying of former and current players and staff which led...
When University of Rhode Island baseball head coach Jim Foster had one remaining roster spot for his team’s 2014 campaign, he knew whom to call. Senior Jonathan Nazarko, 22, of East Lyme, Conn., had just finished his second season as a walk-on for men’s basketball team when Foster called him up. Nazarko earned a spot on the...

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