The Collegian
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Andrew Prezioso


Spiders' late rally not enough to capture A10 title

The University of Richmond had cut the University of Massachusetts' lead from seven to four, and was in good position to get closer late in the game, but failed to do so in its 14-9 loss in Sunday's Atlantic 10 Conference tournament title game. With about three minutes left in the game, senior Mary Flowers had the ball on a restart a few yards away from UMass goalie Katie Florence, but Flowers moved too early and the ball went back to the Minutewomen.

Spiders head to A10 play with 18-8 win vs Tribe

The University of Richmond lacrosse team capped its out-of-conference schedule with a with a season-high 18 goals in its victory over The College of William & Mary Wednesday night at Robins Stadium. Before the start of the game, the chances that the game would be able to be played appeared slim.

Spiders advance in the WNIT with 22-point win vs. Miami

Richmond picked up its first postseason victory in two years with a 76-54 win over Miami (OH) University Thursday night at the Robins Center. Facing a team that averaged just under 70 points per game in its 21-win season, Richmond coach Michael Shafer added some wrinkles to his defense by pressing the Red Hawks all game and switching on defense.

Richmond alumnus killed in subway accident

A 2011 graduate of the University of Richmond, Michael Ice, was killed early Saturday morning when he was struck by a New York City subway car. According to a New York-based news report, Ice was struck at the Spring Street Station in Greenwich Village around 6 a.m.

Men's cross country juniors Andrew Benford, left, and Matt Llano lead runners during the 8K race at the Lehigh Paul Short Invitational on Friday. Benford and Llano were the first two Richmond runners to finish the race — Benford finished 18th overall and Llano finished 22nd overall. The men's team finished 11th out of all teams. The women's team finished eighth, led by sophomore Nicol Traynor, who finished 14th. The next cross country meet is the Penn State National, on Oct. 17 in State College, Pa.

Six charged, released after fight Saturday

Dwayne Foster, president of Alpha Phi Alpha, said that Saturday morning's fight had been made a bigger deal than it actually was because of the videos posted online, and The Collegian's reporting of the event. "I definitely think videos being posted on the website, even through The Collegian was disgusting," he said.

Richmond reaches century mark in blowout over Fordham

The past 11 days have been a challenge for the University of Richmond. Following an impressive home victory over Temple University, the Spiders had lost their past two games, including an 18-point loss to George Washington University, a bottom team in the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Spiders made sure there was no duplicate of that performance in Washington D.C., though, routing Fordham University, 102-58, Wednesday night at the Robins Center. Showing an improved defensive play and better offensive flow, Richmond (12-9, 3-3 A-10) built upon an 18-point halftime lead and led by 45 with just over a minute left in the game.

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University of Richmond junior forward Darrius Garrett (1) goes up for a layup during a team practice at the Alamadome in San Antonio on Thursday, March 24, 2011, a day before the Spiders' game against No. 2 ranked University of Kansas. (Andrew Prezioso/The Collegian)

Richmond NCAA Tournament

University of Richmond junior forward Darrius Garrett (1) goes up for a layup during a team practice at the Alamadome in San Antonio on Thursday, March 24, 2011, a day before the Spiders' game against No. 2 ranked University of Kansas. (Andrew Prezioso/The Collegian)

University of Richmond junior forward Darrius Garrett (1) goes up for a layup during a team practice at the Alamadome in San Antonio on Thursday, March 24, 2011, a day before the Spiders' game against No. 2 ranked University of Kansas. (Andrew Prezioso/The Collegian)

Richmond NCAA Tournament

University of Richmond junior forward Darrius Garrett (1) goes up for a layup during a team practice at the Alamadome in San Antonio on Thursday, March 24, 2011, a day before the Spiders' game against No. 2 ranked University of Kansas. (Andrew Prezioso/The Collegian)

University of Richmond junior forward Darrius Garrett (1) goes up for a layup during a team practice at the Alamadome in San Antonio on Thursday, March 24, 2011, a day before the Spiders' game against No. 2 ranked University of Kansas. (Andrew Prezioso/The Collegian)

Richmond NCAA Tournament

University of Richmond junior forward Darrius Garrett (1) goes up for a layup during a team practice at the Alamadome in San Antonio on Thursday, March 24, 2011, a day before the Spiders' game against No. 2 ranked University of Kansas. (Andrew Prezioso/The Collegian)

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