The Spider Sports Recap is a weekly update, covering the latest results of every University of Richmond sports team.
April 21-22: First Place in Patriot League Championship, Annapolis, Maryland
The Spiders won the Patriot League Championship for the third consecutive year, shooting a +79. Junior Sophie DiPetrillo became the first Spider in history to place first
April 18: Loss 2-11 vs. Virginia Military Institute
The game began as a pitchers' duel, with the score remaining tied at two after nine innings. VMI scored nine runs in the top of the 10th off the Spider bullpen.
April 20: Loss 6-2 vs. Davidson College
Davidson won the first of a three-game weekend series at Richmond with a four-run fifth inning.
April 21: Loss 3-0 vs. Davidson
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Richmond starting pitcher Aaron Winkler, sophomore, struck out 10 through six scoreless innings, but he was out-dueled by Davidson’s Evan Roberts, who threw a complete-game shutout.
April 22: Win 10-6 vs. Davidson
The Spiders won the final game of the series, scoring six runs in the fourth inning.
April 18: Loss 4-3 at Virginia Commonwealth University
In their final match before the conference championship tournament, the Spiders narrowly lost to rival VCU.
April 20: Win 7-0 vs. Howard University
Led by seniors James Aronson and Caleb Troy, the Spiders swept Howard in the final home game of the year.
April 22: Loss 4-3 at Davidson College
With this loss, the Spiders close the season with a 12-10 record.
April 20: Loss 17-13 vs. University of Massachusetts
Junior Katie Sciandra had four goals and junior Aly Fries had three, but that was not enough to counter a strong offensive game from the team's conference rival.
April 22: Win 18-11 vs. La Salle University
April 21: Win 9-8 at Mercer University
The Spiders held off a late rally from Mercer, with freshman Ryan Lanchbury scoring three goals for the second straight game.
April 20-21: Duke Invitational
In Friday’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, junior Eryn Mills, junior Colleen Carney and sophomore Erika Echternach finished second, sixth and 10th respectively.
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