Longwood battled but ultimately fell to Richmond 7-5 after a tough game. The Spiders managed to hold off the Lancers and secure the win in their first meeting this season, despite Longwood's strong effort.

By the Numbers
  • Andrew Potojecki: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 SO
  • Drew Camp: 3-4, 2 R
Yes, But

Richmond's pitching, highlighted by Vincent Coroso's four strikeouts in 3.0 innings, played a significant role in securing their victory over Longwood.

State of Play
  • Both teams remained in a stalemate with great pitching for the first three innings.
  • Richmond took the lead in the sixth inning, scoring three runs to go up 5-3.
  • Longwood struggled to capitalize on scoring opportunities in the late innings, with Richmond's Cole Hentschel closing out the game and earning his third save of the season.
What's Next

Longwood's upcoming game against George Mason has been postponed, but they are geared up to host Charleston Southern for a weekend series starting Friday at 6 p.m. at Buddy Bolding Stadium.

Bottom Line

Despite a strong effort from Longwood, Richmond's pitching and timely hitting secured them the win. Longwood will aim to regroup for their upcoming series against Charleston Southern and work on executing plays in crucial moments to secure victories.