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Women's soccer defeats American, 2-0, in Wann's return to Robins

Spending more than three weeks in Japan winning a gold medal in the U-20 Women's World Cup, junior Becca Wann made her return to Robins Stadium memorable, scoring twice to help the Spiders defeat American University, 2-0. Despite the storyline, the match was driven into the background by the recent announcement of the school eliminating the men's soccer and men's track and field programs.

Spiders lose second straight, 15-9, to Princeton

After losing in a high-scoring contest Saturday, the Richmond Spiders had a similar performance on Sunday as they lost the third and final game of the series against Princeton University, 15-9. In the early innings, the game was low scoring.

Spiders claim their first victory of the 2012 season

Coming off a string of postponements and cancellations, the University of Richmond baseball team continued its first home games Saturday in a double-header against Niagara University. After losing the first game, 11-10, off an 11th-inning home run, the Spiders made a statement in game two, winning, 10-1, for their first victory of the season. "This win is huge," Richmond starting pitcher Jacob Mayers said.

Spiders come out on top, 74-70, against Explorers

Coming off a tough loss to St. Bonaventure University, the Spiders bounced back, winning an Atlantic 10 Conference game, 74-70, against La Salle University. "It's a confidence booster," Richmond forward Genevieve Okoro said.

Spiders finish third in Pittsburgh meet

Richmond Swimming & Diving competed in the University of Pittsburgh's quad dual-meet Jan. 13 and 14, outscoring Villanova 187-162, but falling to the host Panthers 240-113 and Maryland 242.5-104.5. Head coach Matthew Baraney said he wasn't pleased with the results. "We were average," he said.

Spiders cruise past Spartans, 75-60, for seventh win

After losing to the University of Virginia Cavaliers, 69-56, the Spiders had a chance Saturday to redeem themselves in front of their home crowd, playing the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and they did just that, winning 75-60. While the Spiders led throughout the majority of the game and won every statistical category, they struggled early during the first half. The Spartans employed a full-court press and kept the game close, forcing five Richmond turnovers in the first nine minutes. "We weren't being very aggressive early on when the press was put on us," Spiders coach Michael Shafer said.

Spiders shutout Highlanders, 1-0, off Katelin Peterson goal

The University of Richmond field hockey team continued its hot streak Sunday by beating Radford University, 1-0, for its seventh win in its last eight games. In a game filled with controversial calls, the Spiders' perseverance helped them get the win. "I think our team matured a lot today," Richmond coach Gina Lucido said.

Spiders tie Musketeers, 0-0

Coming off of a seven-game road trip in which the University of Richmond women's soccer team notched six wins, it had momentum coming home to play Xavier University.

Late goal lifts Navy over Richmond, 2-1, in home opener

In its first home game in three years, the University of Richmond men's soccer team got off to a fast start but failed to hold that lead as it dropped a 2-1 decision to the Naval Academy. The game was tied at one heading into the 89th minute when a ball that Richmond failed to clear sailed to Navy's substitute striker, David Jackson.

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