NORFOLK, Va. -- Richmond was recognized by the Virginia Sports Information Director's Association for its 2011-12 season.
Richmond finished first in the women's standings in the 34th annual VaSID All-Sport championship. Richmond women's programs boasted a state-best 76-33-3 overall mark in the 2011-12 season. That number translated into a Commonwealth-high .692 winning percentage.
Richmond won three conference championships in 2011-12, all of them being women's programs in field hockey, swimming and women's tennis.
Additionally, Richmond finished third among all Virginia schools with a 140-104-4 mark with a winning percentage of .573. Virginia took top billing at a 263-141-4 record.
Overall, Virginia Division I schools compiled a winning record of .520. There were 16 sports that won over 50 percent of their contests led by men's swimming (.638), men's tennis (.612) and women's soccer (.584).
The VaSID survey began in 1978-79 and includes winning percentages of only those sports with NCAA sponsored championships. Richmond recorded its only championship in 2001-02.
The overall champion receives an award from the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.