The Collegian
Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Jacob Gilyard speaks to coach Chris Mooney during 2019 game against VCU. 

Q&A with men’s basketball head coach Chris Mooney

After being forced to step away from the team due to heart surgery back in February, University of Richmond men’s basketball Head Coach Chris Mooney reflected on his recovery, the ever-growing transfer portal and UR’s new NIL collective with the 2023-2024 season on the horizon. 

University of Richmond women's field hockey team defeated the JMU Dukes at Crenshaw Field August 27. Photo courtesy of Richmond Athletics. 

Field Hockey shuts out JMU for first win

After a 2-1 overtime loss to Longwood University in their season opener, the University of Richmond field hockey team bounced back with a 3-0 victory over James Madison University Aug. 27. Over 600 people were in attendance as the first whistle sounded, including members from other athletic teams at UR. 

 Spider takes charge and end the match with a 0-0 tie at home. Photo courtesy of Richmond Athletics. 

Women’s soccer home opener results in a tie

The Spiders were able to get to the other side of the field in their own right, setting up four corner kicks in the first 45 minutes of play, but overall, gameplay from both teams proved back-and-forth for the entire game.