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Saturday, June 15, 2024

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Baseball

Bullpen struggles as Spiders fall to Colonials, 11-5

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.


Baseball

Baseball takes second game against GW

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.


Baseball

Spiders' seventh-inning rally falls short, GW wins 11-8

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.


Sports

Spider tennis teams prepare for conference championships

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.


Football

Gameday Committee holds forum to discuss new stadium

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.


Football

Photo Gallery: Spring Football Game

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.


Sports

Mooney signs on for seven more years

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.


Sports

Media Timeout: 4/8/2010

? During West Virginia University's Final Four game against Duke University, star-senior Da'Sean Butler injured his knee on a drive to the basket.


Football

Spring game to debut coach, system

The University of Richmond football team will return to UR Stadium one more time on Saturday for its annual spring game. The Spiders, under the leadership of first-year head coach Latrell Scott, have been practicing since mid-March.


Baseball

Eighth-inning rally gives Spiders win over VCU

The University of Richmond baseball team rallied in the eighth inning to defeat Virginia Commonwealth University 8-6 on Tuesday night at The Diamond in the first game of the Farm Bureau Black & Blue Classic. It was Richmond's first win against VCU since an 8-6 victory on May 14, 2004, a game that was also played at The Diamond. Junior Billy Barber drove in the first run for the Spiders in the first inning with an RBI double that curled just inside the right-field line and scored sophomore Derek Boliek from second base.