FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - University of Richmond Men’s Lacrosse
Event: Men’s Lacrosse
Site: University of Richmond, Robins Stadium
Score: University of Richmond 23, Southern Virginia University 5
Record: UR (4-0, 0-0 SELC NE Div. I), SVU (2-3, 0-1 SELC Div. 2)
Next UR Game: Sunday March 18th @ 1pmU or R vs. ECU
UR vs. SVU
Richmond, VA (March, 13 2012) – The University of Richmond Spiders continued their winning ways with a 23-5 thrashing of the Knights from Southern Virginia University. The game saw nine different Spider players post multi-point games, led by junior attack Jack Hayden (Purchase, NY / Fordham Prep) who registered a game-high 7 points with 5 goals and 2 assists and Senior attack Chris Rigoli (Wrentham, MA/Xaverian Bros) with six points, 5 goals and 1 assist. Sixteen total Spiders had points in the victory.
The Spiders outshot the Knights 60 to 20 and controlled the ground balls 42 to 24. Sophomore Chris Wolfe (Greenwich, CT/Greenwich) led the team with five groundball while also chipping in 2 goals. The Spider goalies combined for seven saves in the win.
University of Richmond (4-0) 6-2-6-9/23
Southern Virginia (2-3) 1-1-2-1/5
Hayden (5g, 2a), Kraft (2g, 1a), Rigoli (5g, 1a), Palmer (3a), Slaughter (3g), Helm (2a), Daniel (2a), Volpert (2g), Failla (1g), Wolfe (2g), Barnhart (1a), O’Brien (1g, 1a), Harris (1g), Poirier (1g), Oliver (1a), Topper (1a)
The Spiders went on to host the Hill Academy PG’s in a scrimmage on Wednesday evening and while they came up on the losing end 19-9, they gained much needed experience heading into the second half of the season. The Hill Academy is a post graduate prep school that preps players for NCAA Division 1 schools. Hayden once again led the scoring for the Spiders with 4 goals and 2 assists.
For further information on University of Richmond men’s lacrosse please visit www.richmond.edu/lacrosse.