The Collegian
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Sports


Football

To be champs, Spiders must oust a championship team

The University of Richmond football team has set a number of program records this season, but on Friday it could win something no team in school history has -- a national championship. "We weren't very successful when I got here and to have this happening," senior defensive end Lawrence Sidbury Jr.


Sports

Men's basketball defeats Delaware State 76-66, closing a winning day for Spiders

Men's basketball defeated Delaware State University 76-66 on Saturday night at the Robins Center, completing a winning day for University of Richmond sports. The day held victories for Spider women's basketball and an upset playoff win for the Spider football team. Kevin Anderson led the Spiders in basketball, scoring 7 of his 19 points during the last three minutes of the game, holding off a late Delaware State comeback for the win. The Spiders shot .500 from the field and went 7-20 from three-point range.


Football

Details for Saturday's quarterfinal football game against Appalachian State

The University of Richmond football team is set to play Appalachian State University Saturday in Boone, N.C., for the quarterfinal game of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. Second-seeded Appalachian State University, which is 11-2 this season, beat Richmond 55-35 last year on its way to a third-straight FCS championship during the semi-final game.


Sports

Men's basketball tops Coppin State 78-67 to improve to 4-2 overall

Scoring seems to come easy for the Spider men's basketball team this season, but junior guard David Gonzalvez knows the team can't win without defense. "We've got a lot of guys that can score this year, but defensively, that's going to be the key for us," Gonzalvez said after the Spiders' 78-67 win against Coppin State University (1-3) at the Robins Center Sunday night.


Cross Country

Llano finishes 176th at cross country nationals

During the most important race of his life, junior Matt Llano had some bad luck physically and faced adverse weather conditions, resulting in a 176th place finish out of a field of 252 at the NCAA National Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., on Monday. Llano was the first runner from Richmond to qualify for nationals in 29 years.