Designated hitter junior Will Gersky hit a grand slam that lead the University of Richmond to a nine-run first inning and a 9-2 victory over Longwood University on April 5.
“Something that always kept me going was the kids in the stands,” Anthony Shew said. “To get to be somebody’s hero for a little bit, that was always nice.”
The Spiders have relied on depth in a lineup that contains a good mix of young players and veterans.
Despite the chaos involved with collegiate athletics in 2021, UR student-athletes are going to compete for championships this spring.
“It’s so weird that our lives are all shaken up,” Forte said. “We’re just trying to find ways to move forward.”
Two-sport athletes have hectic schedules and unique ways of staying organized to balance their commitments to two sports teams.