Cranston West Falls to California in LLWS
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Trailing 2-0 in the top of the third inning, California rallied for a six runs due in large part to a grand slam from Jacob Baptista to give California a 6-2 lead.
David Marchetti home run in bottom of the third inning to cut Cranston's deficit to 6-3 but a Walker Lannom two run home run in the top of the sixth made it 8-3, sealing the win for California.
Off to a Good Start
Cranston West got on the board first when Caleb Harris hit a home run to center field to put West up 1-0 in the bottom of the first inning.
Rhode Island went up 2-0 when Cam Adamec got himself an RBI single, driving in David Marchetti.
Cranston West Run
Cranston West got to the World Series by defeating New Hampshire 10-4 to win the New England Championship. West fell in their first game to South Carolina before beating Missouri in their second game to avoid elimination.
Cranston West is the second team from Rhode Island to make it to the World Series in the last two years and the third team in the last five years to make it to the World Series.
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PC Basketball 1960-61 NIT
The Providence College Friars won the National Invitation Tournament(NIT) in 1961, defeating St. Louis 62-59 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
At this time, the NIT was considered to be the National Championship of College Basketball.
The Friars were led by Vinny Ernst and James Hadnot that season.
PC Women's Cross Country
The 1995 Providence Friars won the programs first NCAA title. On the way, PC won their first BIG EAST and ECAC Championships.
Head Coach Ray Treacy was named NCAA Division I Women's National Coach of the Year, BIG EAST Men's and Women's Coach of the Year, Rhode Island Words Unlimited Women's Coach of the Year and NCAA District I Women's Cross Country Coach of the Year.
Brown Women's Crew '99
Brown women's crew won the first NCAA Division I Championship in Brown University History by defeating the University of Virginia by a three-second margin at lake Natoma in California.
Brown also won the Eastern Sprint Championship and the Ivy Championship, setting a new course record in the process.
Photo courtesy of Brownbears.com
Brown Women's Crew 2000
Brown repeated as national Champions in 2000, beating the University of Washington by 3.9 seconds four points.
In addition, Brown's varsity and second varsity won the Eastern Sprint Championship and the IVY league Championship.
Both teams went undefeated on the season.
URI Women's Sailing 2011
The URI Women won the programs first National Championship in small boat sailing in the 79 year history of the program and hoisted the Gerald C. Miller Memorial Trophy at the Sperry Top-Sider/Intercollegiate Sailing Association Women’s National Championship.
The Rams won the title as a club team and were one of two club teams competing for the title. The other club team was Western Washington, who finished 17.
Photo courtesy of uri.edu
PC Hockey 2015
The Providence College Friars won the 2015 NCAA Ice Hockey National Championship, defeating Boston University 4-3 at the TD Garden.
The Championship is the first in the program's history and only the third NCAA National Title in Providence College History.
PC goatender Jon Gillies was named Most Outstanding Player.
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