The Collegian
Wednesday, August 17, 2022


Caitlin Fifield wins a face off

Terrapins topple Richmond in season-opener

During the season-opener for the University of Richmond women's lacrosse team, No.6 University of Maryland handed the Spiders a 17-6 loss Sunday afternoon at First Market Stadium. Maryland scored six straight goals during the first half to turn a 1-1 tie into a 7-1 Terrapin lead.


A hate-filled Valentine's week

For those of you who argued that games at the University of Richmond would be more fun if the Spiders had a legitimate rival, I hope you've been watching ESPN this week. This is the week that I start to dream about in October: Rivalry Week.


McQueen and Metzroth speak at baseball forum

The Richmond Spiders baseball team is going into its season with quiet confidence after a disappointing 20-31-2 season in 2008, coach Mark McQueen said at Virginia Commonwealth University's Siegel Center on Wednesday. VCU hosted a college baseball forum for local college baseball players and coaches to answer questions from the media. "We didn't do so well last year, in terms of wins and losses," McQueen said.


Football coaching changes bring alumni back to the sideline

The national champion Richmond Spiders football team will take to the field next season with five alumni coaches following the recent appointments of Vic Shealy as defensive coordinator and Stacy Tutt as assistant coach. Shealy, a 1984 graduate, and Tutt, a 2006 graduate, join head coach Mike London, assistant head coach Jeff Hanson and assistant coach Scott Burton as former Spiders on the staff.


Richmond completes comeback against Duquesne

It was a game the University of Richmond men's basketball team would have normally lost. But the Spiders were able to overcome a large first-half deficit and pull out a close game, 71-67. The Spiders were down by eight points just two minutes into the game and trailing 12-0 before they even scored.

Jarhon Giddings scores for the Spiders against Saint Louis Sunday afternoon.  Richmond lost to the Billikens in triple overtime, 85-72.

Richmond falls in triple-overtime to Saint Louis

In a back-and-forth game, Saint Louis University was able to outlast the University of Richmond men's basketball team 85-72 in triple-overtime Saturday afternoon at the Robins Center. With the Spiders up by three near the end of the second overtime, the Billikens had the ball.