UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va -- Senior Abby Oliver will be honored in a pregame ceremony as the Spiders host Fordham Sunday at 2p.m. for senior day.
- Richmond had its five-game win streak snapped as it fell to Xavier, 76-60, Wednesday night at the Cintas Center. Abby Oliver led Richmond with 20 points to move her into seventh place on Richmond's all-time scoring list (1,406 points).
- Oliver is the lone senior to be recognized on Richmond's senior day Sunday. Oliver is the only senior on the A-10's youngest team.
- Fans are encouraged to wear pink in honor of Richmond's Play4Kay game, which raises awareness for breast cancer research.
- Oliver leads the country with a 93 percent mark (84-90) at the foul line. Oliver ranks fourth in three point field goals (148), fourth in games played (123), eighth in free throws (274) and ninth in field goals made (492) in program history. Oliver has led Richmond scoring in 18 games this season, and scored a career-high 28 points at Dayton Jan 25. Oliver has posted 68 career double-figure games, 17 20-point or better games and one double-double.
- Richmond recorded its 20th win Monday against Longwood for the third season under head coach Michael Shafer, and third in the last four seasons. Overall, it's the 11th time in program history the Spiders have reached the 20-win mark. The 20-6 mark is Richmond's best record since 2004-05, the last year the Spiders went to the NCAA Tournament.
- Richmond is coming off a busy week of action, having played three games in five days. Sunday's game marks the fourth game in eight days for the Spiders. Richmond went 2-1 in this span, with wins over GW and Longwood. The Spiders fell at Xavier Wednesday night. The win over Longwood moved the Spiders to 13-2 in nonconference play. Richmond's win over GW was the eighth-straight in the series as the Spiders completed their fourth consecutive sweep of their home-and-home rival.
- Richmond welcomes former head coach Stephanie Gaitley to the Robins Center Sunday as she is now at the helm of the Fordham Rams. Gaitley coached the Spiders from 1985-1991 and compiled a 116-63 mark and won two CAA Championships and led the Spiders to two consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances.
- Richmond leads the all-time series against the Rams, 10-1. The Spiders' only loss in the series came in 2002 at the Bronx.
- Richmond is 20-6, 7-4 while Fordham is 11-15, 2-9 overall. The Spiders look for their 10th straight win in the series.
- Richmond hosts Duquesne Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the Robins Center in its final regular season home game.