September 23, 2019

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  • Sports | Feb.10, 2010

    Green, Schlicht Lead Friars at NE Invitational

    In a last chance to qualify swimmers for the Big East Championships, the Swimming and Diving Team competed last weekend, Saturday, Feb. 6, in the New England Invitational. The Friars went up against a number of local schools in Chestnut Hill, Mass., including

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  • Sports | Feb.10, 2010

    Hankinson Steps Up for Friars at Giegengack

    The Men’s and Women’s Track Teams returned to action this past weekend at Yale University’s Giegengack Invitational, where five Friars ran Big East qualifying times ranging in distance from the women’s mile to the men’s 3,000-meter race.

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  • Sports | Feb.10, 2010

    Upset Denied: Friars Fade Down the Stretch

    After a quiet first half in which Monroe found himself in early foul trouble, Georgetown’s silky smooth 6’11” sophomore center controlled the game in the second half. Whether it was finishing at the bucket with a left-handed finger-roll or finding an open teammate, Monroe paced the Hoyas down the stretch en route to a 79-70 road win over the Friars on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

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  • Sports | Feb.10, 2010

    Lady Friars Upended by No. 11/8 Mountaineers

    Living and dying by the three-point shot is dangerous business in the Big East, but it is especially perilous when your treys are not falling and you are defending a team whose treys are falling. Such was the case on Saturday, Feb. 6, when the West Virginia Mountaineers came to the Dunk for a matinee against the Friars, who were coming off an impressive victory against DePaul last week.

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  • Sports | Feb.04, 2010

    Orange Crush: Syracuse Too Much for PC

    It almost seems like the Big East scheduling committee decided to play a cruel joke on the Providence College Men’s Basketball Team. After undoubtedly their biggest win of the year over then-No. 19 Connecticut, the Friars were sent packing to take on a talented Cincinnati team as well as the No. 4 Syracuse Orange over the span of just four days.

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  • Sports | Feb.04, 2010

    A Game of Burdens

    This past Sunday, two quarterbacks who have combined for nearly 10,000 passing yards traveled a combined 1,700 miles to the site for this year’s Pro Bowl: Miami. From the Miami International Airport, Drew Brees and Peyton Manning were driven a combined 22 miles to Dolphins Stadium to watch their fellow competitors play a glorified game of touch-football.

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  • Sports | Feb.04, 2010

    Friars Down DePaul for Solid League Win

    Having emerged from a dismal January which saw the Women’s Basketball Team go 3-6 and drop three consecutive losses to close out the month, the Friars were desperately seeking to turn over a new leaf with the calendar page as they took on DePaul last night at home.

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  • Sports | Feb.04, 2010

    Friars Top Crusaders in Season’s Final Dual Meet

    Looking to jump start the second half of their season, the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Teams put together a strong performance against New England neighbor Holy Cross on Saturday, Jan. 30, in Worcester, Mass. While the women put up a good fight, only losing by 43 points, 170-127, the men had arguably their best meet of the year, roaring to a 220-76 victory.

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  • Sports | Feb.04, 2010

    Matthews Takes Second in 1000-meter

    The Men’s and Women’s Track Teams returned to action last weekend at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational where the Friars had strong showings in both the middle distance and distance events.

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  • Sports | Feb.04, 2010

    Friars’ Skid Extends to Five Games after Rough Weekend

    This weekend, the Men’s Hockey Team continued on its losing skid, dropping two games to ranked opponents and falling to 9-15-1 overall and 4-13-1 in Hockey East. The Friars hosted No. 14 UMass on Saturday, Jan. 30, and were topped by the Minutemen 4-1. The evening before, PC traveled to Chestnut Hill, Mass. where they fell 5-2 to the No. 15 Eagles of Boston College.

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