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Thursday, June 13, 2024

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Freshman catcher Jack Arcamone and junior outfielder D.J. Pacheco during the May 22 game. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
Sports

Spiders knock off Billikens to stay alive in A-10 Tournament

The University of Richmond baseball team came to play in this year’s conference postseason tournament, winning its first game against The George Washington University on May 21 and now its second game against the top-seeded team in the bracket, Saint Louis University, in a 13-10 victory on May 22. 


Redshirt junior midfielder Maggie Jordan during the May 10 game.
Sports

Spiders defeated in NCAA Tournament first round

After a thrilling 14-13 victory over the University of Massachusetts on May 5 to claim a second-straight Atlantic 10 Championship, the University of Richmond women’s lacrosse team fell short in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, losing to the University of Pennsylvania 16-5 on May 10.  


Junior midfielder Caroline Murphy during the April 27 game against the University of Massachusetts. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
Sports

UMass Scrapes by Spiders to Clinch Conference Honors

It seemed only fitting that the final day of conference action would see the University of Richmond women’s lacrosse team host the University of Massachusetts in a tangle for first place in the Atlantic 10 conference. Unfortunately for the upset-minded home side, however, it was the Minutewomen who eked out a 13-12 win on April 27. 


Jonathan Beagle announced his commitment to UR earlier this month, after finishing his sophomore season at the University at Albany. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
Sports

Portal Pulse: Jonathan Beagle

The University of Richmond men’s basketball team recently added Jonathan Beagle to its roster. Beagle, who just finished his sophomore season at the University at Albany, announced his commitment to UR on April 7.   


Head coach Mik Aoki during the April 16 game against Longwood University. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
Baseball

Spiders fall to Longwood University

On a day where nothing seemed to work, the University of Richmond Spiders baseball team lost by a score of 17-5 against the Longwood University Lancers, falling to a record of 16-21 on the season.  


Graphic by Annie Scalet/The Collegian
Sports

OPINION | You dropped your crown, Jordan King

In a short blip of time, King captured A-10 Conference Player of the Week honors on three separate occasions, he won A-10 Co-Player of the Year and he made the A-10 First Team All-Conference, as well as the A-10 All-Academic Team.  


Junior midfielder Grace Muldoon during the April 3 game against James Madison University. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
Sports

JMU washes out Spiders

The University of Richmond women’s lacrosse team fell short of a statement win against 12th-ranked James Madison University in an 18-12 loss April 3.  


Redshirt sophomore infielder Jordan Jaffe during the March 29 game against George Mason University. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
Sports

Baseball wins first A-10 series of the season

“It’s good, we won the series,” UR Head Coach Mik Aoki said in a postgame interview. “The first A-10 weekend of the year. It’s always kind of tough to lose on Sundays because it gives a little bitter taste at the end of the weekend, but when it’s all said and done, we won two out of three.” 


Sophomore forward Maggie Doogan during the March 22 game against Duke University. Courtesy of Richmond Athletics.
Sports

Spiders’ dance halts in Round of 64

“I could not have been prouder,” UR Head Coach Aaron Roussell said in a postgame press conference. “Everything you ask your players to do at the end of a season of playing their best basketball, playing their hardest, playing together– they were just so fun to coach here for these last few weeks."