Junior midfielder Lance Madonna complemented the attackmen by pouring on the goals, completing his hat trick with 0:53 seconds left in the game to put the Spiders up 10-8.
The Spiders were quick to break the deadlock, jumping to a 2-0 lead within the opening three minutes thanks to goals from sophomore attacker Max Merklinger and first-year attacker Aidan O’Neil.
The University of Richmond men’s basketball team rallied behind graduate forward Matt Grace on Sunday afternoon, in a fight until the end against the visiting Fordham University Rams. The Spiders defeated the Rams 68-58 behind Grace’s career-high 21 points on his 24th birthday.
Senior forward Tyler Burton led the team with 23 points, shooting nine of 20 from the field. Senior center Neal Quinn and first-year guard Jason Nelson gave needed support in the second half.
In its fifth year as a program -- and first season since the COVID-19 pandemic -- the team finished undefeated for the first time after its final tournament.