This week in sports 4/20

Baseball improved their A-10 conference record to 6-3 after a dominant series sweep over St. Bonaventure. PHOTO CREDIT: Connor Zisk | Staff Photographer


FINAL (4/14): URI 9-5 St. Bonaventure

FINAL (4/15): URI 5-4 St. Bonaventure (10 inn.)

FINAL (4/16): URI 8-1 St. Bonaventure

FINAL (4/19): URI 6-12 UMass Lowell

Baseball won their second Atlantic-10 series of the season, sweeping the Bonnies on the road this past weekend. Their A-10 record advanced to 6-3, and they sit at third in the conference standings. They then dropped their mid-week contest against UMass Lowell. For more on the weekend series, see Paul Vozzella’s recap (page 12,


FINAL (4/15 – Game 1): URI 1-7 Dayton

FINAL (4/15 – Game 2): URI 1-5 Dayton

FINAL (4/16): URI 3-7 Dayton

FINAL (4/19 – Game 1): URI 3-4 Holy Cross

FINAL (4/19 – Game 2): URI 2-2 Holy Cross (6 inn. – ended due to darkness)

Softball received their first A-10 series sweep at the hands of Dayton this past weekend, losing by a combined score of 19-5 before dropping one game and tying the second in a midweek doubleheader vs. Holy Cross. For more on the weekend series, see Zack Petrick’s recap. (page 10,

Track and Field – UConn Northeast Challenge 

FINAL (Men’s): 2 of 21

FINAL (Women’s): 6 of 18

Both track and field teams traveled to Storrs, Connecticut this past weekend. Ryan Tona highlighted the Men’s podium finish with two first place finishes in the decathlon, the 400 meter and high jump. For more on the men’s performance, see Justin Theriault’s recap. (

Women’s Tennis

FINAL (4/15): URI 0-4 NJIT

Rhode Island was blanked by the New Jersey Institute of Technology when they met at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island this past weekend. For more on the match, check out Nathan Robillard’s recap. (

Rowing – Holy Cross

The Rams won six of their eight races this past weekend at Holy Cross, also competing against Bucknell and Sacred Heart. Their Varsity 8+ boat was also recognized as A-10 boat of the week. For more on the weekend’s action, see Alexandra Shaw’s recap. (

Golf – Rutherford Intercollegiate

FINAL: 4 of 12

Men’s Golf competed at the Rutherford Intercollegiate hosted by Penn State this past weekend. Senior Bryson Richards finished tied for first place at the end of the tournament, while the team finished fourth. For more on the weekend, see Aidan Garvey’s recap (page 11,