Five Richmond athletic teams were recognized by the NCAA on Wednesday for ranking in the top 10 in the nation for their respective sports in Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores.
He was one of just five players in the conference recognized for academic achievement this season.
Wanichek comes to Richmond from Eugene, Ore.
The Richmond men's golf team finished second at the Atlantic 10 Championships.
The Richmond Spiders shot one-under as a team in Sunday's final round, capturing second place at the 2015 Atlantic 10 Men's Golf Championships at Harmony Golf Preserve.
Matthew Lowe shot the tournament's low round of the day (-5) to vault UR up to third in the standings.
David Germann shot a three-under 69 to lead the Spiders in the first round.
The Richmond Spider men's golf team was selected second in a coaches poll in advance of the 2015 Atlantic 10 Men's Golf Championship at the Harmony Golf Preserve in Harmony, Fla.
Keegan Hoff shot a season-low 69 in Saturday's second round.
Freshman Matthew Lowe earned Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors for his strong finish at the Seahawk Intercollegiate on March 29-30.
Richmond men's golf will head to the Charlotte area this weekend for the Irish Creek Intercollegiate.
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