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Jon Severe Leads Fordham Over St. Francis (Pa.)

Jon Severe Leads Fordham Over St. Francis (Pa.)

November 13, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Jon Severe announced his arrival in a big way on Friday night, lighting up the visiting St. Francis Red Flash for 28 points in Fordham’s 87-67 victory. In his...

Senior Profile: Ian Williams

Senior Profile: Ian Williams

November 7, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Ian Williams is a three-year starter at cornerback for the Fordham football team. Last season he earned Second Team All-Patriot League honors after leading...

Fordham Men Looking to Turn the Corner

Fordham Men Looking to Turn the Corner

November 6, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR   “I’m tired of losing,” Fordham head coach Tom Pecora said. In three seasons at Rose Hill, Pecora has a combined record of 24-61 and has never ...

Overtime: On MLB Postseason

Overtime: On MLB Postseason

October 23, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR I think it’s safe to say that I have enjoyed each game this MLB postseason more than any regular season game. And that’s the problem with baseball: The regular season isn’t compelling enough for ...

Ajala’s Four Touchdowns Hoist Fordham to First Ever 8-0 Start

Ajala’s Four Touchdowns Hoist Fordham to First Ever 8-0 Start

October 23, 2013

BY DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR On a cool, crisp autumn day in southern New England, Fordham’s offense was as hot as ever. The Rams torched Yale for 614 yards of total offense en route to...

Basketball Teams Get Early Start on New Season

Basketball Teams Get Early Start on New Season

October 23, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND &    MATT ROSENFELD EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR & SPORTS EDITOR Fordham’s basketball teams got an early start to their seasons this year. The NCAA allowed schools to begi...

Fordham Enters Top 10 Thanks to Convincing Lehigh Win

Fordham Enters Top 10 Thanks to Convincing Lehigh Win

October 9, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Between the standing-room-only crowd and the national TV audience, the Fordham football team attracted plenty of attention on Saturday afternoon. After a convincing victory ov...

Fordham Defeats Temple 30-29 in Dramatic Fashion

Fordham Defeats Temple 30-29 in Dramatic Fashion

September 19, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR In the long history of Fordham football, there may not be a win more unlikely than the one the Rams came away with in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, as Ford...

Overtime: On Fordham Football

Overtime: On Fordham Football

September 11, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Covering sports for this paper is an exercise in compartmentalization. It requires me to keep the Fordham fan in me separate from the reporter in me. By far the most difficult aspect of this is keeping ...

Senior Profile: Carlton Koonce

September 11, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Carlton Koonce emerged as one of the premier running backs in the FCS last season, finishing fourth in rushing yards per game with 145.1. He had two 200-yard games (250 against Columbia and 232 against Colgate). In 2011, as a sophomore, he was used primarily as a slot receiver and led the team in receptions and receiving touchdowns. A communication major, he came to Fordham from Hofstra...

Rams Overpower Wildcats For Historic Win

September 11, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Entering Saturday night’s game, Fordham had not beaten Villanova since 1920, and the Rams had never won against a team ranked in the top 10. But, Fordham’s strong offense and opportune defense hoisted the Rams over eighth-ranked Villanova, 27-24. Everyone was well aware of the magnitude of the game. “We talked about this being a defining moment for our program, and that we...

Fordham Sailing Qualifies for National Semifinals for First Time

April 24, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Many students might be surprised to learn that Fordham has a sailing team. They might be even more surprised to find out that the team is really successful. Last week, for the first time in the team’s history, the Rams qualified for the national semifinals in the Co-ed Dinghy division by finishing eighth in their conference championship regatta. There were 18 schools competing at the conference championships, ...

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