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  • Sports | Mar.24, 2010

    Four Friars Score, but G’town Prevails in Conf. Opener

    On Sunday, March 21, a sunny New England spring day marked the Men’s Lacrosse Team’s inaugural Big East Conference game and season home opener against No. 9/10 Georgetown at the Friar Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex. Unfortunately, the Friars lost by a score of 14-4, but the game still marked an important moment in Providence College lacrosse history.

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  • Sports | Mar.24, 2010

    PCI

    Sports staff writers discuss NCAA

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  • Sports | Mar.24, 2010

    A Slam Dunk for the City of Providence

    Providence is part of a state that has seen its share of bad times. The unemployment rate in Rhode Island is at 12.7 percent and a local high school recently fired all of its teachers due to poor student performance. There has been corruption amongst Providence’s finest, and a basketball team wondering if it can return to the glory days of Gavitt and Pitino. The city known as the “Renaissance City” has seemed to be watching its hopes and dreams spiraling down a dark pit with no bottom to break the fall.

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  • Sports | Mar.18, 2010

    30 Years Later, No More Miracles on Ice

    As the memories of the 2012 Winter Olympics still resonate in our minds, we look back and wonder, “what if?” There is always controversy surrounding hockey as to whether professional players or college players should be used in the Olympic games.

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  • Sports | Mar.18, 2010

    LAX Seeks First Win Against No. 9/10 G’town

    For the 2010 Men’s Lacrosse Team, the upstart of this year’s spring season has been a highly anticipated one. This season, the 31st in the Friars’ storied history, marks the inaugural season for the Friars in the highly competitive, and rather hostile, Big East Conference. Adjusting to the style of play that accompanies the Big East (after previously playing in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference—MAAC), the Friars are looking forward to the challenge of a rigorous Big East schedule.

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  • Sports | Mar.18, 2010

    Greany on Track for Solid Spring Season

    Shelby Greany ‘13 has had an interesting year. She emerged as the leader on the Women’s Cross Country Team during the 2009 season. Greany has developed into one of the best collegiate runners in the country, evidenced by her firt place finish in the USA Junior Cross Country Championship in Spokane, Wash. Wither her first national title, Greany earned a trip to Bydgoszcz, Poland, to race with the best in the world.

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  • Sports | Mar.18, 2010

    PCI

    Sports writers tackle the question: Did Jamine “Greedy” Peterson deserve to make the All-Big East Team?

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  • Sports | Mar.18, 2010

    Tennis Falls to Georgetown, Navy on Road Trip

    The Friars entered their spring season with high hopes under Coach LaBranche after posting a 3-1 record in their fall season. Despite a loss against Rhode Island, the Friars were able to blank Hartford by a score of 7-0, along with getting two impressive wins against Holy Cross, by a score of 6-1, and Bryant, 5-2. PC looked to open their spring season on February 6 across town at Brown against a Bear team that came in ranked 63rd. Jenn Cusack ’10 and Brittany Maddock ’13 were the lone doubles team representing the Friars and fell in an eight game pro set by a score of 8-0. In singles, Marisela Aviles-Duron ’13 was ousted by a score of 6-0, 6-0. Ayushi Sinha ’11, Melanie Albert ’12, and Ally Wegner ’11 were also defeated in singles matches.

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  • Sports | Mar.18, 2010

    Providence Goes 1-2 in South Carolina

    This past weekend the Providence College Women’s Softball Team traveled to Rock Hill, S.C., to compete in the Winthrop Adidas Classic, where they posted a 1-2 record, tallying a 5-1 victory over Gardner-Webb but suffering tough losses against both Towson and Longwood, 9-5 and 9-1 respectively. The Friars’ record dropped to 5-12 overall on the season.

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  • Sports | Mar.18, 2010

    Women’s Hoops Earns NIT Bid

    It was no way to end a season that saw the Women’s Basketball Team earn more overall wins and more conference wins than in recent history. It was the Friars’ first winning season in nearly 20 years, but two losses to close out the regular season, a bye in the first round of the Big East Tournament, and a loss against Syracuse in tournament play were written into the books as the final pages of an otherwise banner season.

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