While American baseball gets into full swing in the States and talks of NFL and NBA drafts flood ESPN and other sports media outlets, I can already hear the rumbles and cheers escaping South Africa like the booming thunder of a herd of elephants fleeing a pride of lions. Except this thundering herd is not a bunch of elephants.
The University of Richmond women's lacrosse team won the Atlantic 10 regular season championship and will hold the first seed during the A-10 tournament. The Spiders clinched first place with a win against St.
The University of Richmond baseball team was shut down for eight innings by George Washington University junior Eric Cantrell as the Colonials won the series-deciding game 11-5 on Sunday afternoon at Pitt Field. Cantrell, considered to be one of the best pitchers in the Atlantic 10 Conference, pitched eight innings and gave up three runs.
The University of Richmond baseball team was able to hold off conference opponent George Washington University, 7-6, on Saturday afternoon in the second game of a three game series this weekend at Pitt Field. Junior Matt Trent received the win, improving his record 2-4.
Richmond baseball could not handle Atlantic 10 rival George Washington's eighth-inning lift from Tom Zebroski's RBI single that broke the 6-6 tie as the Spiders lost 11-8 on Friday afternoon at Pitt Field. The Colonials (18-16, 8-2) staved off a Spider ninth-inning rally to win the first of a three-game series. The Spiders (16-16, 3-7) started off strong in the second inning when senior Cameron Brown hit a home run to centerfield and recorded 2 RBIs.
The University of Richmond's men's and women's tennis teams will head to the Atlantic 10 Championships with the hopes of winning automatic bids to the NCAA tournament. The women finished their season 5-10 and the men's team finished 11-11, its first season with 10-plus wins since 2005-2006. "Our story is more of a redemptive story," men's head coach Billy Boykin said.
It's safe to say that few people wish they were Washington Nationals fans. I mean, why board the sinking ship that is the Nationals' franchise, a team that's tanked since its inaugural season in the District of Columbia. The Nationals moved to D.C.
The University of Richmond baseball team once again came from behind to defeat its cross-town rival Virginia Commonwealth University by a score of 9-8 on Tuesday night.
The Gameday Committee, a group of campus leaders assigned to make plans for the opening of E. Claiborne Robins Stadium, held a forum on Tuesday to discuss its progress and answer questions from the community. Steve Bisese, vice president for student development, opened the meeting and was joined by other members of the 22-person committee, which has grown from an initial group of four people when it began meeting during Feb.
The defense won the annual spring football game, 54-23, Saturday afternoon. Special rules were in place that allowed the defense to score one point for a forced punt, a tackle for a loss or a broken-up pass; two points for a fourth-down stop, a sack or a two-point conversion stop; three points for a forced missed field goal, a forced three-and-out or a takeaway; and six points for scoring a touchdown.
University of Richmond men's basketball coach Chris Mooney signed a seven-year contract extension with the school on Friday night that could keep him coaching the Spiders through the 2016-17 season. Mooney, who led Richmond to a 26-7 record and a number seven seed in the NCAA Tournament, had interviewed with Boston College about the Eagles coaching vacancy and had been rumored to be interested in jobs with St.
Greedy. Stupid. Disastrous. These are just a few of the words you've probably heard bitter fans use to describe the evil that looms over the basketball world.