“It’s hard to see them be seniors. I can remember them coming in as freshmen. Three of them have been here for four years, Bella has been here for two and Liz is one year, but where has the time gone,” reflected Joyce Maudie, head coach for softball.
With the longer days and warmer weather that accompany the spring season, the idea of moving onto the next chapter of life surrounds many college students around the same time. As the men’s lacrosse seniors embark on their final shot at a championship in blue and white, the inescapable nosta…
Ted Williams, one of the greatest hitters ever, once said, “Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.” By Williams’ standard, junior Danny Roth is a good performer. As of April 21, Roth is hitting .342 in 117 at-…
For most of the school’s history, referring to the hockey team meant talking about men. But quietly, the women’s ice hockey club has been gathering numbers and making progress.
Since the beginning of cross country season, sophomore Siobhan Mitchell has been setting personal records (PRs) every race.
If the opponents of the men’s lacrosse team are the prey, then Bayside Field is certainly the nest the Hawks must protect — and they are doing a spectacular job. That’s because on their way to posting a 9-4 overall record, the Hawks won a total of six games at home while only dropping one.
Being a freshman on a collegiate sports team can be more difficult than it seems, but freshman Madi Drain has proven herself to be a palpable presence on the field this season.
When the baseball team celebrates the 2019 graduates this season, they will also be recognizing a senior who has only been on the squad for a few months.
Commitment, grit, pride and appreciation. These are the four core values of the Roger Williams University softball team.
Nearly seven consecutive hours of ultimate frisbee were played on Saturday afternoon on the rugby and turf fields. The RWU club team hosted its annual “Senior Send-Off” tournament, although there are still games to play this season.
Most athletic teams on campus have one head coach and one or two assistants. The only difference between track and field and other teams is how many athletes these coaching staffs are responsible for.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — The women’s lacrosse team traveled to Laguna Beach, Calif. this spring break, but not to party on the beach. They played the University of Redlands Bulldogs and the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens in two non-conference games.
In an age where athletes must choose one sport to devote their priorities to, often referred to as "sports specialization," it is uncommon to find a two sport athlete — especially at the collegiate level.
In 2018, the Hawks of men's lacrosse finished with an overall record of 9-8. In conference play, the Hawks finished .500 with a 4-4 record and a berth in the Commonwealth Coast Conference tournament. Ultimately, the Hawks fell to Endicott College in the semifinals. Coach Marty Kelly, the win…
The Hawks shocked the Commonwealth Coast Conference in 2018 and they’re looking to do it again this year. Now that they have postseason experience under their belt, they’re confident that they can make it past the opening weekend of the tournament in 2019.
Their 6-28-1 record last season was not much to celebrate. But after only graduating two seniors, the current softball team has chemistry that a lot of other teams lose at the end of year.
The three-seed Hawks opened the Commonwealth Coast Conference tournament Tuesday with a 102-87 win over sixth-seeded University of New England at home.
NASHUA, N.H. —The trophy for the league’s winner has been passed around and raised by teams since 1983. But for the past three years, the only team to have it in their hands has been RWU.
NASHUA, N.H. — One win meant a third consecutive trip to the championship for the hockey team, but standing in their way was Harvard University — a team coming off an upset win over the top-seeded Norwich University in the North Division.
FALL RIVER, Mass. — The hockey team played their one and only home playoff game Thursday night against Bridgewater State University. As the top seed, RWU hosted in Driscoll Arena for a chance to earn a spot in the next leg of the tournament in Nashua, N.H.
Only one game stands between the Hawks and their Commonwealth Coast Conference playoff run.
He describes himself as superstitious. He wears the same pair of compression shorts and socks for each match and listens to the same three genres of songs before he competes.
With one game left in the regular season, men’s basketball is pushing for a first-round home game in the Commonwealth Coast Conference tournament, which starts on Feb. 19.
FALL RIVER, Mass. — In the final game of the regular season, the men’s ice hockey team honored the eight seniors on the roster. Each had their custom jerseys that the team wore two weeks ago for their cancer awareness game hung on the glass outside the team’s locker room.On this year’s Seni…
Only three games stand between the Hawks and the start of playoffs. It’s been four weeks since the team took a loss — on the road versus Endicott College — in their Commonwealth Coast Conference run.
This year, men’s swimming and diving remains undefeated after 10 meets. They also have six swimmers listed as New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Fall All-Academic Team members.
The starting quarterback went down early in the game and left with a concussion. The team’s small roster didn’t have a backup.
Growing up in a rural, traditional farmtown made Karli Opalka’s desire to pursue a career in marine biology and attend a university on the water that much more appealing.
There were only 16 seconds left and the Hawks were about to grab a double-digit win on the road against Commonwealth Coast Conference opponent the University of New England on Jan. 19.
FALL RIVER, Mass. — New jerseys, lavender game programs and ribbons stickers, and memorial banners. Both the Hawks and Driscoll Arena were dressed up for the hockey team’s testicular cancer awareness game.
After being selected third in the Commonwealth Coast Conference preseason polls, the Hawks entered their first CCC run of the season at 2-3.
For a normal student, the transition from high school to college can be difficult. It’s probably the first time away from home, they don’t know many people and the workload is increased tremendously. For a student-athlete, that transition can be even more overwhelming.
The goaltender position in hockey allows for the most customization within a team sport. Their pads can be any color or design, but it’s their helmet that allows them to create a look unlike anyone else in the position. For the Roger Williams club ice hockey team, Ryan Shea guards his face w…
In their spirit of putting the community first, the women’s basketball team organized a Youth Day during their game against Rhode Island College on Sunday, Nov. 25.
FALL RIVER, Mass. — A six-game homestand for the club ice hockey team ended with a 4-2 victory over Bentley University. The game began less than a day after the team suffered a tie to Bridgewater State University. Typically, a tie is better than a loss, but after blowing a 4-2 lead late in t…
Hard work and determination are key factors to being a successful athlete in any sport. Most college athletes at any school come in with extensive experience in the sport they want to play and know the rules of the game. For students on the RWU sailing team, it’s pretty much like learning a …