Playing nationally-ranked teams in consecutive days, the Spiders put on a spectacular performance in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational to down No. 14 Cal, 94-90.
The University of Richmond women's basketball team (5-0) continued its hot start to the 2015-16 season with a 63-50 victory over 2015 NCAA Tournament team Wichita State (0-4) in the first round of the FIU Turkey Slam tournament in Miami, Fla. The Spiders will advance to play Marquette (1-4) in the championship game on Sunday at Noon.
Richmond XC men finished the season with one team win and a 10th place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championships.
Terry Allen scored 20, while ShawnDre' Jones had 15 points.
The University of Richmond women's basketball team (4-0) completed a perfect four-game home stretch to begin the 2015-16 season and now heads out on the road for the first time to take on Wichita State on a neutral court in the first round of the FIU Turkey Slam. The game on Friday will tip at 2 p.m. and the Spiders will square off opposite either Marquette or FIU on Sunday.
CAA Football on Tuesday afternoon announced its 2015 award winners as voted on by the league's coaches and the University of Richmond football team had 13 individuals honored, headlined by head coach Danny Rocco receiving Coach of the Year honors to go along with seven First Team selections.
The University or Richmond football team has a pair of individuals listed as finalists for STATS FCS national awards this fall. Head coach Danny Rocco has been selected as a finalist for National Coach of the Year while RB Jacobi Green has been tabbed as a finalist for National Offensive Player of the Year.
Richmond travels out to Las Vegas this week for the two marquee games of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational.
The University of Richmond women's basketball team is 4-0 for the first time since the 2011-12 season following a 63-53 defeat of UNC-Wilmington at the Robins Center on Monday night.
Richmond senior RB Jacobi Green has been named CAA Football Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season as announced by league officials on Monday morning.
The University of Richmond women's basketball team (3-0) faced its toughest test to date on Friday night opposite William & Mary and passed it. The Spiders now turn the page to UNC-Wilmington at 7 p.m. on Monday night in the Robins Center looking for their first 4-0 start since the 2011-12 season.
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