The last minutes of the game were grueling for Tech and UR, with each team playing a strong offense but an even stronger defense.
“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 energy in Robins Stadium for the Spiders’ season opener was lively. Tailgaters and a crammed student section brought high energy to the field.
After 11 months of no competition, the Spiders opened up their season with a 19-10 win over Radford.
Air Force’s offense started the game hot, winning the first three faceoffs and scoring the first two goals of the game.
The Spiders have relied on depth in a lineup that contains a good mix of young players and veterans.
Gilyard announced Sunday evening he will stay with the Spiders for another season.
The University of Richmond men’s basketball team was eliminated from the National Invitation Tournament following a last-second three by Mississippi State.
Northam's order caps outdoor attendance at 1,000 fans in the Robins Stadium to allow for physical distancing.
The University of Richmond football team defeated William and Mary 21-14 on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Robins Stadium.
Despite the chaos involved with collegiate athletics in 2021, UR student-athletes are going to compete for championships this spring.
As of right now, there is no official starting date for the return of intramural sports at UR.