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Smart’s choices: Pride over payday

Colin Kennedy Sports Editor For the third consecutive year, VCU men’s basketball head coach Shaka Smart has turned down a potentially career-changing contract offer to remain in Richmond. When Smart told UCLA thanks but no thanks in late March, the Bruins became the fourth BCS conference school in the last three seasons to vie for [...]

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Women’s soccer coaches depart for Central Florida

As the 2012-13 academic year came to a close, so did the successful stint of VCU women’s soccer co-head coaches Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak and Tim Sahaydak.

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Vanderspiegel in as women’s soccer coach

Colin Kennedy Sports Editor VCU named Lindsey Vanderspiegel the new head coach of the women’s soccer program on May 6. A Virginia native and former William & Mary soccer standout, Vanderspiegel has become the sixth coach in the program’s 19-year history. She joins the Rams after two seasons as the head coach at Georgia Southern, [...]

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Men’s soccer to face five of country’s top 11 teams from 2012

Quinn Casteel Contributing Writer Last season was fantastic for the VCU men’s soccer team, as the Rams advanced all the way to the Atlantic 10 championship match, earned an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament and saw star forward Jason Johnson drafted 13th overall in the MLS Draft. The Rams, who also established themselves as [...]

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