Angela Gargano – Featured on TV show American Ninja Warrior
Collegiate gymnast, Angela tor her ACL and returned from surgery to compete again in gymnastics. Angela is now a personal trainer, and has competed on the popular TV show American Ninja Warrior in Seasons 7 and 10.
Kris Dunn, Providence College Basketball
Kris had shoulder labral reconstructive surgery and went on to play in the NBA.
Bryce Cotton, Providence College Basketball
Bryce had knee arthroscopic meniscal surgery, and went on to lead PC to the Big East championship, and then on to a professional career.
Rodney Bullock, Providence College Basketball
Rodney underwent knee ACL reconstruction and returned for three successful seasons at PC, and went on to play professionally.
Matt Taromina, Providence College Hockey
Matt underwent shoulder surgery to repair an extensive injury. He returned from surgery to a successful career at PC and has gone on to play in the NHL.
Allison Baker, Providence College Volleyball
Allison underwent surgery to reconstruct a shoulder injury that had prevented her from playing. She returned from surgery to lead the Friar team with 380 kills and 150 digs in her senior season.
Bill Balson, Senior Olympian
Bill underwent an extensive operation to reconstruct multiple tears within his shoulder. Nine months later, he won a gold medal in the Javelin throw using his operative shoulder.
Darrel underwent an ACL reconstruction and meniscus repair surgery after a season-ending knee injury playing football at Moses Brown High School. After surgery, he returned to play football and was awarded a full football scholarship to URI. He has also achieved two personal best times in sprinting competitions since surgery.
Gayle Nwafili, Providence College Basketball
Gayle had knee surgery to reconstruct a torn ACL and repair a torn meniscus, and returned from her injury to average a team high 12.4 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. She also led the Friars in blocked shots with 40, the second most ever recorded in program history.
Geoff McDerMott, Providence Basketball
Geoff underwent knee surgery for an injury freshman year. He went on to an impressive career at PC with 1,122 points and was top 10 all-time at PC in rebounds, assists, steals and blocked shots.
Jeff Mason, Providence College Hockey
Jeff underwent surgical reconstruction for an injury to his shoulder and has since gone on to play professional hockey.
Mi-Khida Hankins, Providence College Basketball
Mi-Khida underwent shoulder reconstruction sophomore year for a dislocating shoulder. After surgery, her scoring and rebounding accelerated and she scored a career 1,190 points and had 602 rebounds. 19th all-time at PC.
Peter Zingoni, Providence College Hockey
Peter had surgery for an injury to his shoulder and has since gone on to play hockey professionally.
Rob named to the PROJO All-State football team, underwent all-inside ACL surgery for a knee injury to his kicking leg. He returned to kicking and was invited to the Kohl’s, and National Invitational kicking camps. He kicks, punts, played wide receiver and defensive end for Cranston East.
Sonny Watrous, Providence College Hockey
Sonny underwent a surgical reconstruction for a shoulder injury. She recovered to become a Hockey Easat Second Team All-Star and was invited to the U.S. Olympic team trials.