Albiani’s Take

Positives: The Rhode Island women’s track team had a really great meet at Bryant University this weekend and look like they have a team that could be just as strong as, if not stronger than, the one that came in second place in the Atlantic 10 Championships during the indoor...
The University of Rhode Island men’s hockey team fell in two weekend games against the Stony Brook Seawolves, 6-3 and 4-2, moving the Rams to 4-3-1 on the season. Both the Seawolves and the Rams came into the game in the top 25 of the ACHA. The Rams were No....
Photo by Autumn Walter | Jajuan Lawson scrambles out of the pocket against Albany Great Danes. Head Football Coach Jim Fleming’s postgame remarks could not have been more spot on following the Rams disappointing road loss to the Phoenix of Elon University, losing by a final score of 24-21. “We have...
  The University of Rhode Island softball team moved to 3-5 this season, following their performance at the Hampton Lady Pirates Classic in Hampton, Virginia, this past weekend. The team defeated Quinnipiac University 4-3 and Hampton University 9-3, while losing to the University at Buffalo 13-5. URI had already tied the...
The University of Rhode Island football team lost their 11th consecutive game this season, this time falling to the Stony Brook University Seawolves 35-14 on Saturday, despite 202 yards on the ground from senior tailback Lyle McCombs. The loss pushes the team just one game away from its second winless...
  Going into the 2015-2016 season, the Atlantic 10 looks wide open at the top. There have been notable defections of players and coaches and a new crop of freshman and transfers are on their way to help. However after the top tier of teams, there is a steep drop-off...
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,...
Senior golf captain Joe Leavitt and junior Billy Walthouse led the University of Rhode Island golf team to a comeback, finishing in first place this past weekend at the Ryan T. Lee Memorial tournament in Connecticut. “We did not play well on Saturday,” head coach Gregg Burke said. “I knew...
The last time the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team made an appearance in the NCAA tournament was in 1999, and if they want to make the streak end this year, they have plenty of work to do. Coming off a huge 59-55 home win against conference foe George...
The University of Rhode Island women’s rowing team competed in the Nordic Nine in Ithaca, New York on Friday and Saturday, winning two out of their five races. The Nordic Nine was the Rams’ first competition since mid-November after a race at the University of Massachusetts last Saturday was cancelled...

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