The Collegian
Monday, May 20, 2024



Lacrosse team promoted to varsity status, hires coach

In less than a year, the University of Richmond men's club lacrosse team will be playing among some of the premier men's club teams in the nation, including the University of Michigan, Florida State University and the University of Colorado at Boulder. The team, which was recently promoted to varsity club status, will officially move from the National College Lacrosse League to the more competitive MCLA, the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association, which hosts a national championship. Not only did the team receive varsity status, but a full-time head coach was hired earlier this month ? former Ursinus College coach Glen Carter.


Spiders show growth in win over Towson

The uniforms are the same, the venue is the same and the players are the same. But the way the players play, oh that's different. After struggling to keep up its intensity for a full game during the first four games of the season, the University of Richmond has done just that the past three weeks and has gone 2-1 during those games.


Defense, rushing attack lead Richmond to 28-6 win

The University of Richmond defeated Towson University 28-6 on Saturday in the first homecoming game played at Robins Stadium. The Spiders jumped on top in the first quarter with a six-yard ran by Jovan Smith with 6:10 remaining and never looked back. On the following kickoff, senior linebacker Eric McBride recovered a fumble, giving Richmond the ball on Towson's 24-yard line.


Game Preview: Richmond vs. Towson

Looking at the stats from the past two weeks, it's hard to ask the Richmond defense to improve. But that hasn't stopped Richmond coach Latrell Scott from demanding more from his defense. "We've given up 10 points the past two weeks, so we're trying to figure out if they can shut somebody out," Scott said. Coming into the season, the defense was expected to be one of Richmond's strengths.


Rowdies to host annual basketball pep rally

In the world of the University of Richmond men's and women's basketball, mayhem ensues long before March Madness rolls around. The third-annual Spider Mayhem, an event hosted by the Richmond Rowdies, is a pep rally for the Richmond community to come together to support the men's and women's basketball teams before they begin their seasons. This year's Spider Mayhem will take place at the Weinstein Center for Recreation and Wellness at 9 p.m.

Cross Country

Q&A with Matt Llano

Q: When did your love for running begin? A: "My passion began to develop in my junior year in high school when I ran cross country for the first time, and ever since then, it's grown exponentially.


Media Timeout: 10/21/2010

? Rutgers University left tackle Eric LeGrand made a seemingly routine tackle in Rutgers' 23-20 overtime win against Army on Saturday, but he suffered a spinal injury which has left him paralyzed from the neck down.


Photo Gallery: Richmond vs. UMass Football 2010

AMHERST, Mass. ? A 15-yard touchdown pass by freshman quarterback Montel White to Tre Gray with nine seconds left in the game gave the University of Richmond an improbable 11-10 victory over the University of Massachusetts Saturday afternoon at McGuirk Stadium. Contact photographer Jimmy Young at

Field Hockey

UMass drops Spiders in OT

In a game about as evenly matched as possible, the University of Richmond field hockey team fell to division foe UMass 2-1 in overtime on Sunday. With 5:24 left during the first overtime period, Minutewomen defender Thando Zono took a pass from senior midfielder Makaela Potts and drove home the game-winning.


Gray TD in waning seconds secures 11-10 win at UMass

AMHERST, Mass. ? Given a chance to show his skill in a pressure situation, true freshman quarterback Montel White came through in grand fashion. A 15-yard touchdown pass by White to Tre Gray with nine seconds left in the game gave the University of Richmond an improbable 11-10 victory over the University of Massachusetts Saturday afternoon at McGuirk Stadium. "The last play sort of reminds me of a young Eric Ward," said Gray, comparing White to the former Spider quarterback who led them to many comeback wins. "He's calm, he's poised.


Corp out for the year, Hicks to start at QB

The latest injury to the University of Richmond football team may be the toughest for the team to overcome. Junior quarterback Aaron Corp, who transferred to Richmond in January from the University of Southern California, suffered a season-ending knee injury on the first series of last Saturday's 17-0 loss at the University of New Hampshire. The injury occurred when an offensive lineman rolled into Corp's knee. "This is a tough situation for Aaron and our team and we wish Aaron the best as he recovers," Richmond coach Latrell Scott said in a statement.


Game Preview: Richmond vs. New Hampshire

For the first time this year, the University of Richmond football team will travel outside the state of Virginia as it takes on the University of New Hampshire at noon on Saturday. The Spiders last traveled to New Hampshire during the 2006 season which resulted in a 27-17 loss.