Tournament time! – This week in sports

Men’s and Women’s basketball hit the road this week for their respective postseason tournaments, while the spring season continued for baseball and softball. PHOTO CREDIT:

Men’s Basketball

URI 54 – 68 Davidson

URI 56 – 73 La Salle 

The Rams dropped their final two matchups of their 2022-23 campaign this weekend, with the final game being a loss in the Atlantic 10 Tournament’s first round. For more on both games, visit Aidan Garvey’s recap. (page 7)

Women’s basketball:

URI 68 – 56 George Washington 

URI 56 – 58 Saint Louis

URI earned their first postseason win since 2016 on Friday with a win over the George Washington Colonials in the quarterfinals, but on Saturday they fell to the Saint Louis Billikens in the semifinal round. Nathan Robillard and Zack Petrick have the story. (page 8)


URI 6 -12 Virginia 

URI 0 -13 Virginia

URI 6 – 16 Virginia

URI was swept in all three matchups against the University of Virginia this weekend. The Rams struggled with their pitching as they let up a combined 41 runs over three games in Charlottesville. Rams fifth-year outfielder Mark Coley went three for four with two home runs and a double in the final game of the series on Sunday. Fourth-year Utility player Addison Kopack had two hits and an RBI (run batted in) as well. 


URI 0 – 12 Northern Illinois

URI 0 – 8 University of South Florida

URI 1 – 6 Kansas

URI 8 – 7 Army

URI 3 – 4 USC-Upstate

URI traveled to the USF Classic last weekend and lost four of five of their matchups. They defeated Army in a walk off on Sunday morning in their lone win when first-year Hannah Hernandez hit a grounder to second base, and third-year Vicki Viaclovsky who was on third base raced home and beat the throw.

Women’s Tennis:

URI 3 – 4 Stony Brook

Women’s tennis hosted the Stony Brook Seawolves this past weekend at the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport. The Rams fell in a close match to Stony Brook as their record fell to 4-5. For more on the match, visit Alexandra Shaw’s story.  (

Men’s Track

IC4A Championships: 2nd of 41

Men’s track traveled to the IC4A championship in Boston on Friday, placing second out of 41 teams. The Rams placed only behind in state rival Providence College. For more on the event, check out Sam Chozick’s story. (page 7)

Women’s Track 

ECAC Championships: 9th of 43

Women’s track traveled to Boston last weekend to take part in the ECAC championship, a weekend-long event. The Rams placed in ninth out of 43 schools. Paul Vozella has more on the event in his recap of the weekend. (page 7)