The VCU men’s and women’s cross country team opens its 2015 season Sept. 1 in Richmond at the Christopher Newport University exhibition meet.
The NCAA announced the VCU Rams will be facing the defending national champion Duke University Blue Devils in the semi-final round of the 2015 2K Classic.
The VCU women’s soccer team competed against the College of William and Mary on Aug. 16 for the first time since the 2012 season. After 90 minutes, the contest ended in a scoreless draw.
Head coach Laura Baker’s 2015 VCU Field Hockey team features an assortment of young, talented players preparing for the start of their collegiate season. After losing five seniors from last year’s team, Baker hopes to integrate a wealth of new underclassman with her six returning starters.
Senior men’s soccer defender and fourth-year captain Dennis Castillo was named Premier League Development (PLD) Defensive Player of the Year in July. The Costa Rican native was also named to the PLD All-League and All-Western Conference teams.
Former VCU athletic director Norwood Teague will seek alcohol counseling after recent revelations about his professional conduct have caused him a whirlwind of trouble, according to the University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler.
Former VCU forward Treveon Graham became the eighth player in VCU basketball program history to sign a professional contract.