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Lacrosse Is A Sister Act

Charlett (left) and Sam Stevenson. (For her final blog post before heading back for her sophomore season at Richmond, Sam asked that I write a story about her lacrosse relationship with her sister

Video: How I’m Spending My Summer Vacation

I am glad to say the project Sam and I embarked on last year, to offer an inside view of what it is like to be a freshman athlete at the Division I level, is going to be extended as Sam has agreed to

All In All, A Great Freshman Season

We were really disappointed how we didn’t come out with an Atlantic 10 championship a week ago Sunday. We lost to Massachusetts in the final and we’re looking forward to coming back next year and

Stevenson Scores 3 Goals In Semifinal Win

Former Darien High School star and Advocate blogger Sam Stevenson picked the right time to have her best game of the season. Stevenson scored three goals to help lead Richmond to a 15-13 win over

The Chase Begins For The Atlantic 10 Title

Richmond’s Sam Stevenson waits for a pass during a recent game. We won the regular-season title and are going to be the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic 10 Tournament, which begins Friday in Pittsburgh. We

A Good Weekend Of Lacrosse With My Family

Sam Stevenson plays during a recent win over Temple. This past weekend was very exciting for me because not only was it Easter weekend, but my mother and grandparents came down here, my sister Alex

Meet My Friend And Teammate Gabi

We lost to Towson 23-12 on Saturday, which was a rough game, even though I scored a goal. I hit the post three times — I don’t think I’ve ever hit the post that many times in a row. Maybe once or

Bouncing Back With A Strong Second Half

We played Old Dominion on Wednesday and beat them 14-10. I scored the first goal of the game. Gabi Wiegand, one of my best friends and another freshman, scored three goals. I am going to tell you more

Reflecting On My First College Win

I’m excited that we got our first win under our belt, on Wednesday against American. Although it wasn’t a very good game, we know what to improve on and go from there. It was nice to get that first

Bouncing Back From Defeat

Since I last spoke to you we’ve played three more games against ranked ACC teams: Duke, North Carolina and Virginia, and lost all three. I felt like we played the same game three times in a row. It