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Thursday, June 30, 2022

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Field Hockey

Field hockey wins third-straight on Senior Day

Three games, five goals, three game-winning goals -- you could say Megan Thompson has had a pretty good week. "It brings so much satisfaction as a coach to watch one of your players be tested and come out a stronger, more vibrant and impactful person," Richmond coach Gina Lucido said.


Sports

Women's tennis sends top players to regionals

By Stephan Utz Collegian Reporter The women's tennis team will face an early-season challenge this week as it competes in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Regional Championships in Philadelphia. This is the third tournament of the fall season for the Spiders and it is the most high-profile tournament they have competed in this season, coach Mark Wesselink said. The East Region is made up of 80 teams that send their best players to the regional, he said. "It's very much an individual event," Wesselink said.


Sports

Men's soccer team plays to scoreless draw against Temple

By Andrew Prezioso Collegian Staff The University of Richmond's men's soccer team posted its second consecutive shut-out, tying the Temple University Owls 0-0. On Friday night, the Spiders held Saint Joseph's University scoreless in a 3-0 victory. "I'm really pleased," Richmond coach Jeff Gettler said.


Sports

Women's soccer loses 3-2 to Charlotte, ending home win streak

After five yellow cards and 18 foul calls, the seven-game home winning streak of the University of Richmond women's soccer team has ended. The Spiders lost 3-2 to the University of North Carolina-Charlotte at First Market Stadium on Friday night, giving the team its third-consecutive loss in Atlantic 10 play. The Spiders fell behind 2-0 in the first 35 minutes, but narrowed the deficit to one goal with 5 minutes, 44 seconds remaining during the first half.


Field Hockey

Field hockey team triumphs 3-2 in overtime against VCU

Junior Megan Thompson not only gave the University of Richmond field hockey team a 3-2 overtime win against crosstown rival Virginia Commonwealth University, she also gave the team much-needed momentum headed into a critical weekend of games versus Atlantic 10 opponents. Thompson scored two crucial goals.


Sports

Women's soccer in top third of A-10 standings

Freshman forward Kat Russell's second goal of the season led the University of Richmond women's soccer team to its ninth win of the season, 1-0 over the University of Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon at First Market Stadium. Russell's goal came at the 65th minute when Massachusetts was unable to clear the ball after a Richmond corner kick.


Football

Football team plays No. 1 JMU at home on Saturday

Saturday's football game against James Madison University is more than an average in-state rivalry - the two teams will be playing for supremacy among all Colonial Athletic Association and Football Championship Subdivision teams when they meet at 3:30 p.m.


Sports

Looking for my dream job

Last weekend I was watching "My Best Friend's Wedding" while I was working out, and Julia Roberts' character said that Dermot Mulroney's character, a sports reporter, didn't have a job for a grown man. It's a sentiment I've heard before because my grandfather cut his career at The Baltimore Sun short to get a "real job" that would allow him to support his family.


Sports

Women's soccer team captures season's ninth win against U.Mass

Freshman forward Kat Russell's second goal of the season led the University of Richmond women's soccer team to its ninth win of the season, 1-0 over the University of Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon at First Market Stadium. Russell's goal came in the 65th minute when Massachusetts was unable to clear the ball after a Richmond corner kick.