Women’s basketball staff members Ginny Doyle and Natalie Lewis were two of the three passengers in a fatal hot air ballon crash, according to sources.
Richmond women’s basketball comes away with the win against VCU with strong defensive play and high scoring contributions from all starters.
In their second match-up with Fordham, the Spiders fought neck-and-neck through regular play and was able to win by one shot in double overtime.
Women’s soccer lost players last season to ACL tears and concussions. Women’s basketball has also lost players to a back fracture, knee injury and more.
The Spiders lost to the Duquesne Dukes, 55-45, Saturday night, because of poor shooting and an inability to convert opportunities.
The Spiders were in the lead throughout much of the game, but ultimately, they lost 53-49.
Although she had not scored double digits in the past three games, Olivia Healy scored 20 points in Wednesday’s game and had seven 13 rebounds.
The Spiders beat the Seahawks with strong performances from many players. Richmond was ahead the whole game and shot 49 percent from the field.
James Madison’s dominance on the glass propelled them to a 78-70 victory Thursday night at the Robins Center.
Richmond fell to UAB, 53-49, in its first home game. it will look to rebound Thursday against James Madison.