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Fordham Erupts in Fourth Quarter, Takes Down Rival Saint Louis

Fordham Erupts in Fourth Quarter, Takes Down Rival Saint Louis

January 24, 2020

Falling behind early, Fordham women's basketball came back to defeat St. Louis University, 66-54. After succumbing to several runs early, a 23-point fourth quarter put them comfortably in front for their third straight victory.

Men’s Basketball and What Should Have Been

Men’s Basketball and What Should Have Been

January 22, 2020

Last season, Nick Honor became the fifth prominent Fordham men’s basketball player to transfer since 2013. Between a change in coaching staff in 2015, recent recruiting woes and general mediocre play, the Rams have struggled to keep their most talented players in the Rose Hill Gymnasium.

Winter Is Coming: Indoor Track Season Preview

Winter Is Coming: Indoor Track Season Preview

December 4, 2019

The wind-down of the fall semester brings with it the start of the track season. Many of the Rams’ top finishers in cross country will continue to lead the team on the track this indoor season and the team will look to top the many personal and school records broken last year.

Men’s Soccer Season Cut Short at Semifinals

Men’s Soccer Season Cut Short at Semifinals

December 4, 2019

The men’s soccer team’s relatively successful season ended on Friday, Nov. 15 in a match against URI. The Rams lost the conference semifinals game in the longest penalty shootout on record in the A10 conference. Staff Writer Dierdre Reed takes a look back at the team’s season that lead up to the crushing defeat.

Annual Great Fordham Smokeout Spotlights Vaping

Annual Great Fordham Smokeout Spotlights Vaping

December 4, 2019

Since its inception, the primary goal of the Great Fordham Smokeout has been to educate students about the dangers of smoking and decrease smoking on campus. In response to an increase in reporting and nationwide news about the topic, the focus of the 2019 campaign has shifted to vape products and e-cigarettes.

Football Suffers Fourth Quarter Collapse Against Holy Cross

Football Suffers Fourth Quarter Collapse Against Holy Cross

November 20, 2019

After three quarters of solid play, every aspect of the Rams’ game failed them in the final minutes. Their defense allowed 35 fourth-quarter points, a total they typically allow over the course of an entire game.

Women’s Basketball Loses Valiantly in Front of Sellout Crowd

Women’s Basketball Loses Valiantly in Front of Sellout Crowd

November 13, 2019

Despite falling short in a 60-55 loss, the Rams fought to the final buzzer against Notre Dame, a nationally ranked opponent in front of a sellout crowd. The Observer provides a game recap, as well as analysis and comments from player Bre Cavanaugh.

Kyle Martin: From A10 Champ to Potential Pro Star

Kyle Martin: From A10 Champ to Potential Pro Star

October 30, 2019

Kyle Martin began summer baseball with Fordham in the Atlantic 10 Championship and ended with the Aberdeen Ironbirds, a minor league team for the Baltimore Orioles. The Observer recounts Martin’s summer and reports the star relief pitcher’s own insights into his stretch of success.

Rams Denied Victory in Overtime by Lehigh

Rams Denied Victory in Overtime by Lehigh

October 30, 2019

In a close game, Fordham football lost in overtime to divisional rival Lehigh in overtime, 30-27. Rahul Sukesh recaps the contest and provides analysis into the Rams’ defeat.

Fordham Cross Country Finishes First (and Second) at Metropolitan Championships

Fordham Cross Country Finishes First (and Second) at Metropolitan Championships

October 16, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 11, Fordham Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed at the Metropolitan Championships in Van Cortlandt Park. The Men’s and Women’s teams placed 1st and 2nd, respectively, and both teams had runners among the top five finishers in the two races.

Hoyas Handled: Rams Avenge Division Rival Loss

Hoyas Handled: Rams Avenge Division Rival Loss

October 16, 2019

On Saturday, Oct. 12, Fordham football defeated the Georgetown Hoyas on the road, scoring a touchdown in the final 17 seconds to spring a 30-27 upset.

Women’s Rugby Fights for Fun in Bard Friendly Match

Women’s Rugby Fights for Fun in Bard Friendly Match

October 2, 2019

On Saturday, Fordham women’s rugby won a game by forfeit and still invited their opponent for a friendly match. The competition itself was largely uneventful, but the event meant more than the score.