Recent graduates Mary Allen and Leslie Espenschied have been honored as nominees for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award following outstanding careers as Richmond student-athletes.
Amanda Corbosiero and Marisa Ruskan took part in the 1500m race at the NCAA Prelims on Thursday afternoon. The pair ran side-by-side in section two of four but despite stellar performances were unable to advance to Saturday's quarterfinals.
The Atlantic 10 announced its annual outdoor track and field Academic All-Conference teams on Thursday afternoon in addition to the newly recognized All-Rookie teams and the Spiders can boast a pair of award winners this year, Kylie Regan and Claire Brown.
Corbosiero, Ruskan Earn Spots In NCAA East Prelims
The University of Richmond track & field team wrapped up the ECAC Championships on Sunday with a number of Spiders in action against a highly decorated field.
The University of Richmond track & field team is competing this weekend at the ECAC Championships, an event the Spiders are new to, giving this group another chance to be on the track in an attempt to qualify for individual NCAA events.
Spiders Bring Home Three Medals in Final Day of A-10 Action
Spiders Wrap-Up Day One at Atlantic 10 Championship
The William L. Lumpkin Track & Field Leadership Award is presented to a senior undergraduate member of the University of Richmond track & field and cross-country teams based on outstanding academic and athletic performance, and citizenship.
The University of Richmond women's track & field team spread itself out this weekend and competed in both the Larry Ellis Invite at Princeton and the Virginia Challenge with success on both tracks.
The University of Richmond women's track & field team will spread itself out this weekend with a large group of student-athletes traveling to New Jersey for the Larry Ellis Invite, hosted by Princeton, while a select few will stay close to home and travel to the Virginia Challenge, hosted by UVA. Both meets will span Friday and Saturday.
Senior distance specialist Marisa Ruskan has been knocking on the door of doing something special all season long and over the weekend at the CNU Captains Classic she did just that, earning the nod for Wells Fargo Athlete of the Week as a result.