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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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RANDY NARINE, Sports Editor Emeritus

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Pitcher Jen Mineau, FCRH ’12, has been the leading force of an excellent softball team.  (Brian Jasinski/The Observer)

Fordham Softball Set to Make a Run at Conference

May 2, 2012

With the Atlantic-10 (A-10) Championships less than a week away, the Fordham Rams softball team looks poised to make a serious run at a conference title. The Rams struggled at the start of the season...

Freshmen Yuta Kobayashi, Josh Tarpav and Tristan Paguio gutted out a strong performance to win Fordham’s 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. (Courtesy of Ojala Naeem)

Fordham Freshmen Win 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

April 18, 2012

The Fordham 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney kicked off as a fierce competition on April 15 with 7 teams vying for the title as Lincoln Center’s best squad. When the dust had settled it was Josh Tarpav, Forham...

Soccer Club Aiming for Division Crown

April 18, 2012

In what will be their biggest match of the year, the Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) soccer club will play on Sunday against Dinamo in the Metro Soccer League, with a chance to move into first...

Brienne Ryan, FCRH ’13, Has Strong Showing At NCAA’s

March 28, 2012

Brienne Ryan, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’13, capped off her phenomenal season by becoming Fordham’s first female swimmer to compete at the NCAA championships. Ryan was invited to compete...

Fordham swimming had a stellar meet, breaking both Atlantic-10 and Fordham records. (Brian Jasisinski/The Observer)

Swimming Ends Season With a Strong Burst

March 7, 2012

The Fordham men’s swimming team will have a burst of momentum to build upon for the 2012-2013 campaign after a very strong finish to this season. The Rams finished fifth at the Atlantic-10 (A-10)...

Rooney Ready to Return Next Season

March 7, 2012

With the women’s basketball season officially over, junior guard Erin Rooney’s, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCLC)  ’13, long wait for eligibility to play has ended. Rooney, a transfer student...

Fordham Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to Be Held Saturday

February 22, 2012

The select few individuals with Fordham sports immortality are set to welcome new members to their community, as the Rams are inducting eight new athletes to the Fordham University Athletic Hall of Fame...

After a stellar regular season, the Fordham hockey club fell short of their goal of a second championship in three years. (Courtesy of Fordham Hockey Team)

Fordham Hockey Falls Short of Championship Finals

February 22, 2012

A promising season for the Fordham hockey club came to a crashing halt, as the team lost 5-2 in their semi-final playoff match against Maritime College. The Rams had their share of chances to take...

Branden Frazier is currently leading the Rams in assists per game and is second in points per game. (Lucy Sutton/The Observer)

Branden Frazier Coming Into His Own in Sophomore Season

February 15, 2012

Rams point guard Branden Frazier, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’14, spent his days as a kid with a baseball glove and bat in his hands. It wasn’t until Frazier was 10 years old that his brother...

Despite having an impressive homecourt record of 8-2, the Rams have been horrible on the road with a 1-9 record. (Courtesy of Fordham Sports).

Off the Mark: Inconsistency Plagues the Basketball Team

February 1, 2012

Though the Fordham Rams men’s basketball team has made great strides in rebuilding a program that had two wins a mere two seasons ago, the team is still struggling to find consistency. Under Head...

After losing six seniors to graduation last year, the volleyball team struggled due to lack of experience. (Courtesy of Ayer Chan)

Volleyball Gains Experience in a Season of Rebuilding

December 7, 2011

The Fordham women’s volleyball team ended a disappointing 2011 campaign as the Rams failed to qualify for the Atlantic-10 (A-10) playoffs. The Rams tied for eighth in the ten-team conference with...

Under Coach Gubierti, the Rams are tied for first place in the conference and are ranked 15th in the Atlantic. ( Courtesy of Fordham Hockey Team)

Ice Hockey Skating Toward Another Championship

November 16, 2011

The Fordham men’s hockey team’s season is off to another fast start, as they are tied atop the conference for the third straight year. The Rams have had great success over the past two seasons,...

The Rams have started to earn national recognition for their success over top-ranked competition this season. (Courtesy of Fordham sports)

With Late Season Push, Men’s Soccer Eyes A-10 Championship

November 3, 2011

  The Fordham Rams sent their seniors out in style with a 4-0 rout of the La Salle Explorers on Senior Night. In the last home game of their careers, the Rams’ seniors put on a quite a...

Burress Big Day Lifts Jets to 27-21 Win Over Chargers

Burress’ Big Day Lifts Jets to 27-21 Win Over Chargers

October 24, 2011

Plaxico Burress finally provided the Jets (4-3) with the big plays they signed him for, catching three red zone touchdowns, in the Jets’ 27-21 win over the Chargers (4-3). Burress had only four catches...

 Despite their injuries, Men’s water polo must perform well in their two remaining conference games to ensure future success.

Water Polo Shooting For Late Season Surge

October 19, 2011

Despite a tumultuous start to their season (6-16 record), the Fordham University men’s water polo team is still in a good position to make a late season run at the Eastern Championships. The team...

Dewey Bozella spent 26 years wrongfully imprisoned in Sing Sing Correctional Facility.

From Sing Sing to the Boxing Ring: Bozella Realizes Dream

October 19, 2011

After serving 26 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, Dewey Bozella finally got what he had worked for, a professional boxing match. He did not disappoint, beating opponent Larry Hopkins...

COURTESY OF FORDHAM SPORTS The soccer team is on a roll so far this season,  going 6-2 over their last eight games. (Courtesy of Fordham Sports)

Women’s Soccer Kicking It Into High Gear

October 5, 2011

It’s been a roller coaster season for the Fordham University women’s soccer team, but the Rams seem to be gelling, amassing a 6-2-1 record, after a 0-2-1 start. Rams head coach Ness Selmani...

Sports Wrap-Up: New York (Sept. 23 - Sept. 25)

Sports Wrap-Up: New York (Sept. 23 – Sept. 25)

September 26, 2011

This weekend was a wild one in New York sports. There was much to celebrate for Yankees fans as “The Bombers” clinched home-field up to the World Series by wrapping up the best record in the American...

Cappie Pondexter (23) and of the rest of the New York Liberty will have to wait until next season for another shot at the championship. (Jason DeCrow/Newsday/MCT)

New York Liberty Lose To Intense Fever in Playoffs

September 21, 2011

The New York Liberty’s hopes for their first WNBA Championship will have to wait yet another year, as they were eliminated by the Indiana Fever in the final game of their best-of-three series. This...

As the season progresses, the FCLC soccer club is looking to become a stronger, more cohesive team. (Randy Narine/The Observer)

FCLC Soccer Aim To Shake Off Early Season Rust

September 21, 2011

Despite a much-improved performance in their second game of the season, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC)’s soccer club fell to 0-2 in the Metro Soccer League. The FCLC team lost to Brooklyn...

Whiting, Rams Ready to Rush in to New Season

August 25, 2011

“Win.” It’s the word Rams’ star running back Darryl Whiting, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’12, used most to describe his goal for this year’s team, as he looks to lead them to victory...

Blocking Out the Competition

July 30, 2011

Season ending injury: One of the most ominous and devastating phrases that any athlete can be told. However, the physical and mental pain of this ordeal can be all but forgotten, if the athlete performs...

Established New Coach + Talented Young Team = Bright New Era?

July 28, 2011

After one of the worst seasons in school history, the Fordham University Mens Basketball Team hope new leadership can help turn things around. Former Hofstra head coach, Tom Pecora, is taking over the...

Lombardi: A Man Whose Passion and Determination Is Second To None

July 25, 2011

Published: October 21, 2010 “Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing.” The sentiment widely attributed to Vince Lomardi and one Dan Lauria embodies in his portrayal of the fiery football...

Turkish Born Player Ali Arat Sets His Sights on National Championship

July 25, 2011

Published: October 7, 2010 Sometimes when an athlete attempts to switch sports, the results can be disastrous. Remember Jordan’s brief stint in baseball? For others however, a change can prove...

FCLC Soccer Club Feels This Season Will Be a Special One

July 25, 2011

Published: September 23, 2010 GOAL!!!—a term heard early and often during Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) Soccer Club’s first match of the year, and one they hope to hear throughout the...

Fordham Alumni Hope To Make Their Marks in the Major Leagues

July 23, 2011

Published: August 25, 2010 Following the most impressive season of their Fordham careers, former Rams catcher, 23-year-old Angelo Ponte, FCRH ’10, and former Rams infielder, 24-year-old Ryan McCrann,...

Two Subpar Seasons Leave Rams Looking to Escape Division Basement

July 23, 2011

Published: August 25, 2010 Following a disappointing 2009 season, the Fordham University men’s football team is looking to make great strides forward. The Rams finished fifth in the Patriot League...

Frozen Goal: Fordham Hockey Shoots for a Repeat

July 22, 2011

Published: November 17, 2010 The Fordham University men’s hockey team hopes to provide the only worthy encore performance to follow up their 2009-2010 season as Metropolitan Collegiate Hockey...

Men’s Baseball Team Racking Up Awards

July 10, 2011

Published: April 22, 2010 Coming into this season, the Fordham’s men’s baseball team knew it was loaded with potential. However, the team got off to a rocky start in non-conference play, compiling...

Walker and Ponte Thrive in Split Roles

July 8, 2011

Published: April 1, 2010 Fordham’s baseball team has started off the season with an underwhelming 4-14 record. However, there have been many bright spots on this team that has yet to reach its potential....

Swim Team Wins First Women’s A-10 Title for Fordham

July 5, 2011

Published: March 4, 2010 On Feb. 20, before a packed house at the Flickinger Center in Buffalo, N.Y., Fordham’s women’s swimming and diving team won the Atlantic-10 championship. The title was...

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