Category: Sports

Cancer Researcher Dives In to Fundraise at Swim Across America RI

This past Saturday, Swim Across America held its 14th annual swim at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island. Swim Across America was founded in 1987 and held its first open water event in Long Island Sound. “In its 36 years of making waves to fight cancer, more than 100,000 swimmers and 150 Olympians […]

Justin Bishop '24

Athlete of the Week: Meg Hughes

The Providence College women’s soccer team has opened their season strong with five straight shutout wins. This winning streak was made possible by the finishes of Meg Hughes ’24, making her this week’s Athlete of the Week. Hughes’s collegiate career here at PC is one of consistent growth and outreach in her abilities as a […]

O'Livia Lopes '26

A Fresh Start For PC Lacrosse: New Coach and Youth Show Promise

Justin Bishop ’24 Sports Staff The Providence Lacrosse team closed out regular season play with a 12–11 OT win over Big East Conference opponent St. John’s University on Saturday, April 30. The team finished with an overall record of 6–8 with a Big East conference record of 2–3, good enough to clinch a bid in […]

Justin Bishop '24

Track & Field Competes at Penn Relays

Joseph Quirk ’23 Sports Co-Editor From Thursday, April 27 through Saturday, April 29, the Providence College track and field team traveled to Philadelphia, PA to compete in the Penn Relays, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania. Numerous Friars found success in Pennsylvania, including Marcelo Rocha ’23GS, who won the 10,000-meter race with a time of […]

Joe Quirk '23

PCI: Who Will Win the 2023 NBA Finals?

Denver Nuggets Will Murphy ’23 Sports Co-Editor The Denver Nuggets have struggled to achieve sustained playoff success over the last several years, despite the emergence of Nikola Jokic as one of the game’s premier stars. Much of this can be attributed to less-than-ideal injury luck, particularly in the cases of Jamal Murray and Michael Porter […]

Will Murphy and Joe Quirk

Sport Shorts 05/04/23

O’Livia Lopes ’26 Sports Staff Lacrosse The Providence College men’s lacrosse team is now at 6–8 overall, holding a 2–3 Big East Conference record. On April 21, the Friars fell to the University of Denver in a match that ended 6–13. Ryan Bell ’25 led the scoring with three points on two goals and one […]

The Cowl Editor

A New Era in Friartown: New HC Kim English Takes Over PC Job

Justin Bishop ’24 Sports Staff It has been almost a month since Ed Cooley left Providence College for a fresh start at Georgetown University after 12 great seasons as the men’s basketball head coach. Rumors began swirling about Cooley leaving Providence after a report that he had met with Georgetown representatives before the Friars game […]

Justin Bishop '24

Recap of The Masters Tournament

Joseph Quirk ’23 Sports Co-Editor The 87th annual Master’s Tournament concluded just over a week and a half ago at the beautiful Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA, and it did not disappoint. Jon Rahm became the fourth Spanish player to win the tournament when he took first place, shooting a -12 for the […]

Joe Quirk '23

PCI: Who Will Win the 2023 Stanley Cup?

Colorado Avalanche: Will Murphy ’23 Sports Co-Editor The National Hockey League playoffs have earned a reputation as one of the most exciting postseasons in all of sports, and rightfully so. This year’s regular season has already gone down in  history because of the Boston Bruins’ record-breaking run to 63 wins and a whopping 135 points. […]

Will Murphy and Joe Quirk

Sport Shorts 04/20/23

Daniel Charapp ’25 Sports Staff Lacrosse: The Providence College men’s lacrosse team is 5–7 overall, with a 1–2 Big East Conference record. On April 1, the Friars beat the Marquette University Golden Eagles at home 16–14. Matt Grillo ’23 GS led the Friars in scoring with five goals, while James Corasaniti ’23 GS led with […]

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