The VCU baseball team’s season ended with a lost to George Mason University 3-2 in the Atlantic 10 Tournament final on May 24 in St. Louis, Missouri.
The VCU men’s basketball program hired assistant coach David Cason to join Shaka Smart’s coaching staff on April 24. Cason spent the past three seasons in the same position at Vanderbilt University. He will fill the void left by former Rams assistant Mike Rhoades, who became the head coach at Rice University in March.
VCU track and field athletes Brandon Ruffin and Kiara Porter received the men’s and women’s Atlantic 10 performer of the week awards, respectively.
When the VCU men’s basketball team’s 2013-14 season came to a stunning close after a second-round loss to Stephen F. Austin University, many fans consoled themselves by looking forward to next season, and what appears to be a bright future for a young, talented team.
The VCU’s women’s basketball team improved its record to 20-7 on the season after beating St. Bonaventure University 74-57 on Feb. 19. But with just one game remaining on the schedule, head coach Marlene Stollings’ team is beginning to prepare for the Atlantic 10 tournament.