Archive for category: Fordham Sports

Kings of the Hill: A Preview of Fordham Football 2014

Kings of the Hill: A Preview of Fordham Football 2014

Fordham is poised to bring a Patriot League championship to Jack Coffey Field.

Coach Stephanie Gaitley Talks Basketball and Life

Coach Stephanie Gaitley Talks Basketball and Life

After an impressive 11-5 record this season, which included an Atlantic 10 Conference title and a trip to the NCAA Tournament, The Observer caught up with women’s basketball head coach Stephanie Gaitley to talk about life both on and off the court.

Tapio is the Breakout Star for Women’s Basketball

Tapio is the Breakout Star for Women’s Basketball

Emily Tapio has quietly been the supportive force behind the Fordham women's basketball's successful 2014 season.

The Atlantic 10 is Revamping Its Style

The Atlantic 10 is Revamping Its Style

The Atlantic 10 (A-10) Basketball Conference, home to Fordham and 13 other member institutions, has revamped its look. The conference has taken a more edgy, in-your-face approach to broadcasting how strong the member schools are both on the court and in the classroom.

Softball Starts Their Road to Another Championship

Softball Starts Their Road to Another Championship

This past weekend, the Fordham softball team started off their 2014 season in Orlando, Fla. After a round of explosive offensive effort and consistent superb pitching, the team improved to 2-1. And Head Coach Bridget Orchard believes this year’s team can win the Atlantic 10 (A-10) Conference once again.

Team Chemistry is Key Factor in Rams’ Success

Team Chemistry is Key Factor in Rams’ Success

The Fordham Rams defeated the University of Massachusetts’ (UMass) Minutewomen with a final score of 80-54. It was the latest win in a season spearheaded by chemistry on and off the court.

Brett Biestek is Hitting Back at Stigmatization of the Student Athlete

Brett Biestek is Hitting Back at Stigmatization of the Student Athlete

Defensive lineman Brett Biestek has been dominating both the academic and athletic fields.

Kaitlyn Carballeira Ends Fordham Soccer Career With Senior Night Win

Kaitlyn Carballeira Ends Fordham Soccer Career With Senior Night Win

Kaitlyn Carballeira, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’14, bid farewell to the team for which she played for four years. She looks back at how it all started, her favorite moments, and what her future may entail.

Fordham Wide Receiver Samuel Ajala is Making all the Right Plays

Fordham Wide Receiver Samuel Ajala is Making all the Right Plays

With an 8-0 record this season, Fordham’s football team is bound to have their share of breakout stars. Wide receiver Samuel Ajala, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’15, is one of them.

Men’s Cross Country Places Third in Metropolitan Championship

Men’s Cross Country Places Third in Metropolitan Championship

The Fordham men’s cross country team placed third in the 85th annual Metropolitan Cross Country Meet in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, NY. Mike Turi, Fordham College at Rose Hill, (FCRH) ’16, led the pack.