September 16, 2019

Posts from "Sports"

  • Sports | Sep.23, 2010

    Red, White, and Blue: These Colors Can Run

    EASY. This was the headline of a British newspaper before the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. At the time, this was meant to show that England was the heavy favorite in their group with the likes of the Algerians, Slovenians, and Yanks. You will have to read an Algerian or Slovenian paper to get the word on them; I am here to tell you about those so-called “Yanks” on our United States Men’s Soccer Team. Here are the top five people who were most involved in the Americans’ run in South Africa:

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  • Sports | Sep.23, 2010

    Friars Tie Uconn in Road Game

    What is the difference between a Friar and a Husky? There are many possible answers to this question, but on Friday, Sept. 17, in Storrs, Conn., there was no difference at all when the Friars and Huskies matched one another in a hard-fought yet scoreless battle on the soccer field. Not only did the two teams equal one another 0-0 on the scoreboard after two overtimes, but they just about matched one in the number of shots as well, as the Huskies edged the Friars by a single shot, 23-22. The sound of a scoreless game sounds rather boring and mind-numbing, but what took place in Storrs was quite the contrary.

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  • Sports | Sep.23, 2010

    Offense & Defense Click for Field Hockey

    The more peril there is in battle, the greater the joy in triumph. That seems to be the mindset these days around the Friar Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex, as the Field Hockey Team enters conference play with two consecutive shutout wins under its belt following a 0-6 start to the season.

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  • Sports | Sep.23, 2010

    Friars Take Two of Three at Bethune-Cookman Tourney

    Road warriors. If the Volleyball Team didn’t earn that title in full in last weekend’s Florida fling, they earned a good handful of credits.

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  • Sports | Sep.23, 2010

    PCI

    Dan McNamara ’13 & Al Daniel ’11

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  • Sports | Sep.23, 2010

    Friars Shut Out Quinnipiac, Northeastern

    As fall slowly starts to settle in on campus, the only thing hotter than the recent weather has been the Men’s Soccer Team. The Friars, after going 2-1-1 in their first two weeks of the season, have increased their winning streak to three games and, at 4-1-1, look like a squad ready to make some noise in the always fierce Big East Conference.

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  • Sports | Sep.16, 2010

    Arboleda’s Two Goals Lift Friars over Sacred Heart

    The Men’s Soccer Team has picked up right where they left off last year. The Friars have undoubtedly begun the race for the Big East Tournament.However, that run hit a speed bump in the form of the Michigan State Spartans. On Thursday, Sept. 9, the Friars suffered a 4-0 loss at the hands of the No. 23 Spartans at DeMartin Stadium in East Lansing, Mich. The match marked the first ever meeting for the Friars against a team from the Big Ten Conference.

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  • Sports | Sep.16, 2010

    PC Nabs Win Against Huskies

    The pieces seemed to be in place over the weekend, but the work finally paid off for the Field Hockey Team on Wednesday, Sept. 16, when the Friars defeated Northeastern with a score of 2-0, Providence’s first win of the season. Goaltender Shannon DiStefano ’12 made four saves in holding the Huskies scoreless for her first shutout of the season.

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  • Sports | Sep.16, 2010

    Friars’ Champagne and Terry Take First at CCSU Invite

    New evidence suggests that Mary Kate Champagne ’12 and Matt Terry ’12 can each extract, exist on, and excel on an unidentified winning mineral found within the earth of New Britain, Conn.

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  • Sports | Sep.16, 2010

    An Inside Look at the NCAA Football Season

    As the leaves change color, the air becomes more brisk, and the summer sunshine fades away, millions of crazed and brazen fans begin their weekly treks to various college campuses across America.

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