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Monday, May 25, 2020

Spider Sports Recap: Week of April 1

<p>Senior midfielder Eric Haehl runs the ball down the field.&nbsp;</p>

Senior midfielder Eric Haehl runs the ball down the field. 

The Spider Sports Recap is a weekly update, covering the latest results of every University of Richmond sports team.


April 1: Win 5-1 at George Mason

Redshirt senior Robbie Baker pitched six scoreless innings and earned the win, improving his record to 3-1. Seniors Daniel Brumbaugh and Vinny Capra and junior Michael Sit all contributed RBI hits.

April 3: Loss 2-13 vs. Duke

The Spiders struggled against the 14th ranked team in the nation and trailed 9-1 as early as the fourth inning.

April 6: Win 8-7/Loss 10-8 vs. Marist

The team split Friday’s doubleheader versus its conference rival. Richmond won the first game on a walk-off single from junior Sage Bruhl.

The Spiders' record currently sits at 17-13, and the team is 3-3 in conference play. They play at home at 3 p.m. on Tuesday against Liberty University.

Women’s Track and Field

April 5-6: Colonial Relays in Williamsburg, Virginia

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Freshman Brooke Fazio won the 400-meter race on Friday with a time of 55.88 seconds. In addition, the 4-x-800 meter relay team, consisting of Maria Acosta, Marisa Ruskan, Claire Brown and Fazio, won its event with a time of 9:01.77.

Men’s Tennis

April 5: 4-3 Win at George Mason

The Richmond doubles teams of Caleb Troy and James Aronson and Matt Fernandez and George Lovitt led the Spiders in a conference victory.

Women’s Tennis

April 6: 7-0 Win vs. Rhode Island

In their final home match of the regular season, the Spiders, with a pair of 6-0 sweeps from senior Gaby Rosales, dominated their conference rival.

April 7: 4-2 Win at Elon

With strong performances across the board, the team improved its record to 4-10.

Men’s Lacrosse 

April 7: 8-6 Win vs. Bellarmine

Junior Teddy Hatfield and sophomore Tyler Shoults each had three goals in a tight contest, improving the Spiders' record to 6-5.

Women’s Lacrosse

April 6: 16-7 Win at St. Joseph’s

Junior midfielder Kate Sciandra contributed six goals and sophomore goaltender Megan Gianforte had nine saves, improving the team’s record to 10-2.

Women’s Golf

April 7-8: Harvard Invitational in Sarasota, Florida

The team finished fifth out of 11 at +52 in the final regular-season event of the year. First-year Lizzy Reedy led the team, shooting 226. The team now prepares for the Patriot League Championship at the U.S. Naval Academy Golf Club in Annapolis, Maryland in two weeks.

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