Eric Marchetti enters his first season as a student assistant coach for the Rams in 2017-18.
A North Attleboro, Mass. native, Marchetti spent four seasons as a member of the Rams. He made the team as a walk-on and competed in 12 events throughout his career.
Still an active golfer, he recently qualified for match play in the Rhode Island Amateur this past summer, before losing in the second round. He also competed in the 2017 the New England Amateur.
"We are incredibly fortunate to have Eric join the staff," said head coach Gregg Burke, upon announcing Marchetti's appointment. "It is no secret that Eric is among my favorite athletes ever at URI, and I am looking forward to his input and perspective. His work ethic on the range and in the classroom epitomizes who and what we are."
Marchetti is a Biological Sciences major who is working toward a second degree in Health Services.