Ram in Action: Marcus Santos-Silva

February 19, 2018

Freshman forward Marcus Santos-Silva has begun to make a name for himself on the Black and Gold court. Contributing 90 points to the 26 games he has played so far, the Massachusetts native from Vermont Academy isn’t ready to stop there. The CT sat down with Santos-Silva to see how Read More

Ram in Action: Sean Mobley

February 5, 2018

Freshman forward Sean Mobley was rated a four-star recruit by ESPN.com before making his way to VCU. The 6’8’’ former star from Montverde Academy in Florida led his high school team to a 26-2 record and the semifinals of the Dicks Sporting Goods High School Nationals as a junior. Now Read More

Meet Tori Baldwin, the “calmer” in volleyball’s 24-game win streak

November 5, 2017

VCU volleyball junior middle blocker Tori Baldwin has been a key contributor every step of the way during the Black and Gold’s journey to capturing the nation’s longest winning streak. Baldwin was named A-10 Conference Defensive Player of the Week for her performance against Saint Louis University and Dayton University Read More

Ram in Action: Maite and Svea Sturm

October 23, 2017

  Starting their first year at VCU after traveling from overseas, Maite Sturm and her twin sister Svea are quite the package. The freshman midfielders from Waltrop, Germany played in eight Juvenile German Indoor Hockey Championships, reaching the finals five times. The twins began playing field hockey in 2008.   Read More

VCU’s MMA upstart wins fifth consecutive bout

April 12, 2017

  VCU sophomore and Mixed Martial Arts upstart Angelica Martinez defeated the favored Christy Tyquiengco to win the Spartyka Fight League 115 lbs. Title on April 1 at the Ted Constant Center in Norfolk. The victory is Martinez’s fifth consecutive, and brings her amateur record to 5-2. The 19-year-old now Read More

Simond Kargbo escapes through soccer

October 18, 2016

Wearing a Sierra Leone men’s national soccer team jersey, Simond Kargbo sat across the marble-slab table beaming with pride for his Western African country. “There will always be someone in a worse situation,” Kargbo said. “What gives me the right to complain?” Overcoming the tragedies of a civil war in Sierra Read More

PLAYER SPORTLIGHT: Maddi Santo, soccer

September 27, 2016

Sophomore midfielder Maddi Santo is one of the leading goal scorers for the women’s soccer team with four goals on the season. The Pittsburgh native appeared in all nine matches this season and started eight. Santo also has an assist recorded this season.   Last season, during Santo’s rookie campaign, Read More

RAM IN ACTION: Angelica Martinez, MMA fighter

September 19, 2016

Few teenagers possess the drive and commitment required to initiate an athletic career sparked from childhood interests. VCU sophomore and amateur Mixed Martial Arts fighter Angelica Martinez is one of those athletes who went the extra mile early on in life. “I was 14 when I was watching UFC and Read More

Gold Rush dancers excited to hit the court

October 13, 2015

Erika Robinson Contributing Writer Of the athletes on VCU’s campus, there are some that may go unnoticed; they appear hidden amongst the other 31,000 students, but at halftime of the men’s basketball games, they are in plain sight. They are the Gold Rush Dance Team. Chelcy Hedgspeth, started dancing at Read More

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