August 11, 2020

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  • Sports | Nov.18, 2010

    Providence Edged by Cards in Penalty Kicks

    The Men’s Soccer team tied No. 1 Louisville in double overtime 1-1, but ultimately lost 3-2 in penalty kicks in the Big East Championship Final on Sunday, Nov. 14 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. After playing to a 1-1 tie in regulation and two overtime periods, the match needed penalty kicks to decide a champion.

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  • Sports | Nov.18, 2010

    PC to Run at NCAA’s After Third Place Finish

    The Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams have had one goal this season: to go to the NCAA Championship Meet. Both teams secured their spots in the Championship Meet with an at-large bid this past Sunday, Nov. 14. The Friars helped solidify their place in the Championship meet in the NCAA Northeast Regional Meet, which took place in Madison, Conn. on Saturday, Nov. 13. Both the men’s and women’s teams finished third in their respective races.

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  • Sports | Nov.18, 2010

    TOURNAMENT-BOUND

    The Skinny on the Tournament: Providence was awarded a bid to the NCAA Tournament after cruising through the Big East Tournament and tying Louisville in the finals before coming up on the short end in penalty kicks 3-2.

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  • Sports | Nov.11, 2010

    PC Rebounds in Thrashing of Maine

    Last weekend for the first time this season, Women’s Hockey Head Coach Bob Deraney made a voluntary (i.e. not forced by injury) tweak to his line chart.

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  • Sports | Nov.11, 2010

    Providence Advances to Big East Semi-finals

    The No. 25 nationally-ranked Men’s Soccer Team (11-5-2) will play the University of Cincinnati on Friday, Nov. 12, at 5:00 p.m. in the Big East Championship Semi-finals at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. The match will be televised live on CBS College Sports.

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  • Sports | Nov.11, 2010

    Mullaney, Cebulski Now Qualified for Big East

    On Saturday, Nov. 6, the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Team, in their Big East opener, fell to the Seton Hall Pirates, with the men losing 162-126 and the women falling 173-112. Although the Friars swam extremely well, the Pirates, whose men’s team was coming off big wins against both Drexel and Lafayette, and whose women’s team is undefeated for the first time in their school’s history, proved to be extremely tough competition.

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  • Sports | Nov.11, 2010

    Albany, Binghamton Too Much for Volleyball Team

    The Friars are hitting the final games of the regular season, as they wrapped up their home schedule last week, falling to Binghamton 3-0 on Friday, Nov. 5, and losing on Saturday, Nov. 6, 3-0 against the Albany Great Danes. The week proved to be a series of unfortunate events for the Friars, as leading killer Lauren Fletcher ’12, sustained a knee injury which knocked her out for the two matches against Binghamton (second in America East) and Albany (first in America East). The loss of Fletcher, combined with the sheer strength of the Friars’ opponents, cast the Friars as a Rocky figure battling the big Russian Drago. Despite hanging around in every set the Friars played, it would not prove to be enough for the weekend.

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  • Sports | Nov.11, 2010

    Who Is Lee Westwood, and Why Is He Number 1?

    The highest ranked golfer in the world, according to the Official World Golf Ranking, is a man whose last name begins with the letter W. And no, it is not Tiger Woods. Then who is it? The answer is Lee Westwood, the first European to hold the top spot since Nick Faldo did so in 1994.

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  • Sports | Nov.11, 2010

    Here’s to Your Health: The Stigma of Counseling

    College. These are the best years of our lives. We can do whatever we want, whenever we want. We don’t need to worry about insurance, paying the rent, or keeping our first real job. In some respects we are “living the dream.” Our parents keep reminding us how lucky we are that we do not have any real concerns. But is that entirely true? No, it’s not. College students are bombarded by various stressors, all of which can affect our mental health, and in turn, physical health.

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  • Sports | Nov.11, 2010

    Brooks Leads Friars in Tune-Up Versus Bentley

    The Men’s Basketball Team opened up their season on Saturday, Nov. 6 with an exhibition game against Bentley University. The game, held at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in downtown Providence, was won by the Friars, 83-76.

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