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LGBTQ | Web Update
Derrick Gordon takes another step for gay student-athletes
»By | Apr 17, 10:27 pm ET

Derrick Gordon of UMass came out last week in a positive step forward for gay student-athletes. However, they still face adversity, including at Richmond.

Women's Lacrosse | Web Update
Women’s lacrosse wins fifth game in a row
»By | Apr 15, 6:09 pm ET

The women’s lacrosse team beat GW 13-6 Sunday. They improved their Atlantic 10 conference record to 4-0.

Baseball | Web Update
Season-high 16 hits power baseball team to win over VCU
»By | Apr 14, 8:38 pm ET

“This was probably one of the bigger games for us this year…to get back to .500 in conference play,” head coach Tracy Woodson said after the game.

Baseball | Web Update
Untimely errors hurt baseball team in loss to VCU
»By | Apr 14, 7:00 pm ET

Starting pitcher Zak Sterling was solid for the Spiders, but two errors in the sixth inning that gave VCU the lead proved costly. Richmond lost the game 5-1.

Baseball | Web Update
Baseball team crushed by VCU in first game of series
»By | Apr 14, 6:59 pm ET

The baseball team lost 19-4 to VCU in the first game of the weekend series. The score was so lopsided that catcher Aaron Newman entered the game as a pitcher.

Football | Web Update
Football team loses record-setting kicker
»By | Apr 10, 10:54 pm ET

Starting placekicker Brandon Jordi, who broke the school record for field goals made in a season, left the Richmond’s football team.

NCAA | Opinion
Why Northwestern’s right to unionize matters
»By | Apr 9, 12:27 pm ET

An NLRB director ruled that Northwestern football players have the right to unionize. Sports Editor Jack Nicholson argues what this ruling means for college sports.

Cross Country | Web Update
Men’s track runners place in Monument 10K
»By | Apr 7, 5:22 pm ET

Richmond coaches founded the Collegiate Running Association to keep college runners competing outside of cross-country season. Matt McKenna placed fifth and won $600.

Quidditch | Web Update
Richmond team to compete in Quidditch World Cup
»By | Apr 6, 9:36 pm ET

Richmond sent a team of 21 players to compete in the Quidditch World Cup in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Richmond team was undefeated in the qualification round.

Equestrian | Web Update
Equestrian team to compete in zone finals
»By | Apr 6, 9:42 pm ET

Kristen Bailey, co-president of URET, will be competing in the novice over fences division. Barbie Savani will be competing in the open flat division.

Football | Web Update
Quarterback Michael Strauss suffers shoulder injury
»By | Apr 3, 9:28 pm ET

Richmond’s starting quarterback Michael Strauss suffered a shoulder injury in practice. His return this spring is questionable, but he expects to play.

Sports | Web Update
Robins Center renovations bring high attendance
»By | Apr 3, 9:29 pm ET

Recent improvements to the Robins Center basketball arena have been accompanied by more enthusiastic student support. Coaches and players said they could feel the difference.

Synchronized Swimming | Web Update
Richmond synchro places 10th at nationals
»By | Apr 6, 11:09 pm ET

The Richmond synchronized swimming team put on an award-winning performance at the national competition in Ohio. With just three members, the team is a tight-knit, high-performing group.

Williams’ arrest preceded departure from basketball team
»By | Apr 9, 4:19 pm ET

Former basketball player Derrick Williams was charged with possession of marijuana in October. Though he was found not guilty, Williams left the team in February.

Men's Basketball | Web Update
Men’s basketball’s Sparrow and Singleton will transfer
»By | Mar 25, 11:29 pm ET

University of Richmond guards Wayne Sparrow and Tim Singleton will transfer schools, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. It is not known where either of them will go next year.

Richmond men’s lacrosse wins first home game
»By | Apr 7, 12:57 pm ET

Richmond’s men’s lacrosse team is confident after their first home win, 14-7. The team will travel to New York to play No. 15 Bryant University next week.

Basketball | Web Update
Atlantic 10 earns league-record six bids to NCAA tournament
»By | Mar 25, 4:58 pm ET

The A-10′s success this season has surprised many. But now is the ideal time for the league to show it deserves the same recognition as other conferences.

Men's Basketball | Web Update
VCU dominant in third win over Richmond this season
»By | Mar 18, 2:21 pm ET

After falling in a close contest to VCU eight days earlier, Richmond lost 71-53 in the A-10 Tournament quarterfinals in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Men's Basketball | Rapid Recap
Rapid Recap: Richmond 53 – VCU 71
»By | Mar 18, 2:23 pm ET

VCU’s Briante Weber scored 18 points and led VCU’s suffocating defense in the Rams 71-53 victory. ShawnDre Jones led Richmond with 18 points.

Men's Basketball | Halftime Analysis
Richmond vs. VCU first-half analysis
»By | Mar 14, 8:50 pm ET

Briante Weber scored 16 points for the Rams, as VCU dominated the Spiders in the opening 20 minutes.

Men's Basketball | Preview
Richmond-VCU preview with VCU Ram Nation
»By | Mar 14, 8:50 pm ET

Mat Shelton of VCU Ram Nation and Jack Nicholson, the sports editor for The Collegian, offer their thoughts on tonight’s meeting between Richmond and VCU.

Men's Basketball | Web Update
Rapid Recap: Richmond 76 – Duquesne 64
»By | Mar 13, 8:42 pm ET

Terry Allen scored a career-high 27 points, as Richmond cruised to a 76-64 victory over Duquesne in the first round of the A-10 tournament.

Men's Basketball | Web Update
Struggling Spiders head to Brooklyn
»By | Mar 12, 6:03 pm ET

Richmond brings a four-game losing streak into the A-10 tournament following its 60-48 loss at Dayton. Richmond would play VCU again if it beats Duquesne on Thursday.

Rams beat Spiders 56-50, sweep season series
»By | Mar 11, 12:44 pm ET

Richmond led the Rams for the first 30 minutes, but VCU rallied late without either of its two point guards to beat Richmond 56-50 at the Robins Center.

Photo Gallery: Richmond vs. VCU
»By | Mar 8, 1:56 am ET

Check out photos from Richmond’s second game of the season against rival VCU. Despite a game-high 20 points from Kendall Anthony, the Spiders fell, 56-50.

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“Freshmen year, you never would’ve seen a gay person at a straight party. I thought Richmond was going to stay the way it was forever – private institution, fall be the wayside… But I was wrong. I’m a proud alum, not just from a football aspect, but student as well.” Kevin Grayson, a star on Richmond’s 2008 National Championship football team

Senior Jacob Mayers was named to the preseason All-Atlantic 10 First-Team by College Sports Madness after going 10-16 with a home run in four games last week.

Apr 11, 12:52 am

Miller placed sixth overall in the Coca-Cola Invitational, which helped the Spiders tie for a sixth place finish. He was also named the A-10 golfer of the week.

Apr 18, 11:33 pm

Joanna Matuszczyk, women’s tennis player, defeated her Georgetown University opponent to help her team win its eight match of the season.

Mar 29, 12:58 am
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2014, 5:16 pm ET

» Men’s Tennis (4/10)
George Mason
W, 4-3

» Men’s Golf (4/11)
River Landing Intercollegiate. Day One
9th Place

» Women’s Tennis (4/11)
Liberty
L, 1-6

» Men’s Baseball (4/11)
VCU
L, 19-4

» Women’s Lacrosse (4/11)
George Mason
W, 16-4

» Men’s Golf (4/12)
River Landing Intercollegiate
8th Place

» Men’s Tennis (4/12)
James Madison
L, 3-4

» Women’s Tennis (4/12)
Norfolk State
W , 7-0

» Men’s Baseball (4/12)
VCU
L, 1-5

» Women’s Lacrosse (4/13)
George Washington
W, 13-6

» Men’s Baseball (4/13)
VCU
W, 9-6

» Men’s Golf (4/13)
Black and Blue Cup vs. VCU
L, 3-4

An NLRB director ruled that Northwestern football players have the right to unionize. Sports Editor Jack Nicholson argues what this ruling means for college sports.

Apr 8, 4:10 pm
»By Richard Sherman

Check out columnist Richard Sherman’s take on the 2013 World Series, which kicks off Wednesday night with the visiting Cardinals against Boston.

Oct 23, 2:38 pm
»By

Sports assistant Jeremy Day reflects on the quidditch team’s run at the Quidditch World Championships this past weekend, and what the team has meant to him.

Apr 17, 9:22 pm
»By Richard Sherman

Contributor Richard Sherman gives a re-cap of last year’s Master’s Tournament, and shares some predictions for this year’s, which takes place this week.

Apr 10, 3:17 pm

Oliver Murphy, sports editor, shares his thoughts on the Miami Heat and its 27-game winning streak, the second longest in NBA history, that came to an end last week.

Apr 2, 7:52 pm