Lady Rams 3rd at N E Champs – Qualify for Nationals

May 3, 2016

The Lady Rams wrapped up their 2016 regular season with a solid 3rd place finish at the New England Championships held at Yale April 23-24. Rachel Bryer and Hannah Scanlon continued their terrific season with a 3rd in A Division. Sarah Hermus and Marisa Decollibus were 4th in B, only 3 points out of 2nd.…

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4 Division 2nds and Some Embarrassment

April 18, 2016

The April 16-17 weekend yielded 4 2nd place divisional performances, but no memorable team results. The premier event of the weekend was the 3 division Thompson Trophy at Coast Guard. Saturday was VERY windy early and the Rams arrived without enough drysuits to put the squad on the water when Coast Guard mandated drysuits. Very…

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Ram Team Racers Reach New Heights

April 12, 2016

The top twelve teams in NEISA did battle on the Thames in New London last weekend for the Fowle Trophy, the New England Team Racing Championship, hosted by Coast Guard. The Ram Team Racers qualified for the New England Team Race Championships for the first time in many years with their win at the Staake…

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Lady Rams Claim Dellenbaugh Interconference Regatta

April 3, 2016

The streak continues! The Lady Rams made it three Interconference wins in a row with a convincing win at the Dellenbaugh sailed at Brown this weekend. Conditions were extreme both days in very different ways. Saturday began with complete calm and lots of rain until mid-afternoon when a nice breeze filled in. The Rams, represented…

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Ram Team Racers Win Staake Qualify for New England Championship

March 28, 2016

  The URI Ram Team Racers celebrated Easter with a solid win at the Staake Trophy held at Conn College. The URI 3 boat team of Rachel Bryer/Hannah Scanlon, Matt Coughlin/Kate Nota, and Caleb Armstrong/Fiona Christie dropped the first race to Tufts, but went undefeated for the remainder of the event to finish with an…

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Lady Rams Win St. Mary’s Interconference in Another Comeback

March 20, 2016

The Lady Rams continued their impressive string of top finishes with another come from behind win at the St. Mary’s Women’s Interconference over the March 19-20 weekend. Rachel Bryer and Hannah Scanlon continued their string of A Division wins and Sarah Hermus and Marisa Decollibus were awesome in B, finishing 2nd. The regatta was sailed…

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Ram Team Racers Tie for 1st at Wood Interconference

March 14, 2016

The Ram Team Racers finished in a tie for first at the Wood Interconference Team Race at Harvard on the second weekend of their team racing season, but lost the tie breaker to BC on total points. This result was a dramatic improvement over their last place finish at the Sharpe at Brown the week…

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Lady Rams Open Spring Season with a Win in Charleston

March 2, 2016

After a bumpy, practice starved start the Lady Rams came back from 21pts down after day one to win the Charleston Women’s Interconference in the final set. Rachel Bryer and Hannah Scanlon won A division, finishing with 4 bullets in the final 5 races. Sarah Hermus, Marisa Decollibus and Courtney Bombardier were 4th in B…

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Lady Rams Tie for 1st at Atlantic Coasts – #1 Ranking Reaffirmed

February 29, 2016

The Atlantic Coast Championships were held at St. Mary’s November 14-15. Saturday featured big breeze and the Rams moved to the front early with Rachel and Marisa in A and Sarah and Courtney Bombardier in B. URI lead from start to almost the finish, but succumbed to a furious rally by Dartmouth to end in…

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Kennedy Cup Report – URI 3rd

February 29, 2016

The Rams returned to the Naval Academy for the Kennedy Cup November 6-8. Going into the final day they were in a tight battle with Navy and Cal Maritime. Racing was very close in the 10 boat fleet with big changes with each wind shift. Cal Maritime and Navy found the better side on the…

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