Since the magical run in 2011 that landed Virginia Commonwealth University in the Final Four, exposure for the program has reached all-time highs seemingly every year. The 2014-15 campaign will be no different. For the second consecutive year, every game the Rams are scheduled to play this season will be televised.
VCU women’s lacrosse program is still a year away, but for head coach Jen Kasper O’Brien, coaching the club women’s lacrosse team has been her solace. With anticipation growing for the inaugural year and preparations for the new club WLAX season in progress, O’Brien welcomes seven new players to the fold: a seven-person freshmen recruiting class who will act as the foundation for the startup program, as well as an eager club squad, some of whom hope to make the jump to the Atlantic 10 conference next year.
VCU Athletics received more than $3 million in donations to its annual fund in the 2012-13 year, up more than $1 million from the previous fiscal year.
VCU pep band leader Ryan Kopasci isn’t leaving after all. Kopasci and VCU Athletics agreed to terms after the band leader last week announced his retirement] via Facebook.
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.