2019-2020 Richmond Spiders

2019-2020 Richmond Spiders Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
12 Gabe Arizin Fr SF 6-4 190 Dec 16, 2000 Philadelphia (PA) United States Saint Joseph's Preparatory School
3 Tyler Burton Fr SF 6-7 195 Feb 11, 2000 Thompson (CT) United States Marianapolis Preparatory School
4 Nathan Cayo Jr F 6-7 225 Oct 27, 1997 Montreal Canada College Jean-De-Brebeuf
1 Blake Francis Jr G 6-0 175 Jan 3, 1998 Herndon (VA) United States Westfield High School
31 Jordan Gaitley Jr G 6-4 190 Jun 23, 1998 Haverford (PA) United States Fordham Preparatory School
0 Jacob Gilyard Jr PG 5-9 160 Jul 14, 1998 Kansas City (MO) United States The Barstow School
33 Grant Golden Jr PF 6-10 255 Jan 15, 1998 Winchester (VA) United States St. James School
15 Matt Grace So F 6-9 230 Feb 5, 1999 Hamilton Canada The RISE Centre Academy
22 Andre Gustavson So SG 6-4 175 May 7, 1999 Helsinki Finland Helsinki Basketball Academy
2 Souleymane Koureissi So SF 6-9 215 Jun 27, 1999 New York (NY) United States Iona Preparatory School
10 Sullivan Kulju Jr F 6-6 220 Sep 8, 1998 New Berlin (WI) United States Eisenhower High School
5 Nick Sherod Jr SG 6-4 230 Oct 16, 1997 Richmond (VA) United States St. Christopher's School
21 Tomas Verbinskis So SF 6-7 210 Apr 2, 1998 Klaipeda Lithuania Sagemont School
11 Jake Wojcik So SG 6-4 190 Sep 28, 1999 San Jose (CA) United States Bellarmine College Preparatory

Richmond Transfers Sitting Out 2019-2020

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Connor Crabtree Tr G 6-6 190 - Hillsborough (NC) United States Tulane

Recent Richmond Spiders History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 24-7 (14-4) 2nd (A-10) 3rd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 13-20 (6-12) 10th (A-10) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 12-20 (9-9) 5th (A-10) 3rd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 22-13 (13-5) 3rd (A-10) 4th Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2015-2016 16-16 (7-11) 9th (A-10) 3rd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 21-14 (12-6) 4th (A-10) 3rd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2013-2014 19-14 (8-8) 7th (A-10) 3rd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 19-15 (8-8) 8th (A-10) 1st Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 16-16 (7-9) 9th (A-10) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 29-8 (13-3) 3rd (A-10) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2009-2010 26-9 (13-3) 3rd (A-10) Runner Up NCAA 1st Rnd
2008-2009 20-16 (9-7) 5th (A-10) 2nd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 16-15 (9-7) 4th (A-10) 2nd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2006-2007 8-22 (4-12) 12th (A-10) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 13-17 (6-10) 11th (A-10) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 14-15 (8-8) 7th (A-10) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 20-13 (10-6) 4th (A-10) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 15-14 (9-7) 5th (A-10) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd

2019-2020 Richmond Spiders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Blake Francis NABC All-District (4) Second Team
Jacob Gilyard NABC All-District (4) Second Team
Grant Golden NABC All-District (4) Second Team
Jacob Gilyard Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team
Blake Francis Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team
Grant Golden Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team
Jacob Gilyard Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year
Jacob Gilyard Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team
Jacob Gilyard Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (Dec 9, 2019)
Jacob Gilyard Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (Nov 18, 2019)
Grant Golden Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (Feb 17, 2020)
Nick Sherod Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (Nov 11, 2019)

2019-2020 Richmond Spiders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Gilyard B. Francis N. Sherod N. Cayo G. Golden
Rotation   A. Gustavson T. Burton    
Lim PT   J. Wojcik S. Koureissi M. Grace  
Lim PT   J. Gaitley S. Kulju    
Lim PT     G. Arizin    
Lim PT     T. Verbinskis    

2019-2020 Richmond Spiders Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Blake Francis 25 32.7 17.7 2.2 2.0 1.1 0.0 2.0
Grant Golden 29 26.0 13.4 6.9 3.4 0.6 0.9 1.9
Nick Sherod 31 29.5 12.7 5.4 1.6 0.9 0.1 0.9
Jacob Gilyard 31 36.6 12.7 3.1 5.7 3.2 0.2 1.9
Nathan Cayo 30 25.6 8.9 5.3 0.9 0.7 0.5 1.2
Tyler Burton 30 14.2 4.6 3.9 0.3 0.6 0.5 1.0
Andre Gustavson 31 19.3 4.4 2.7 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.7
Jake Wojcik 31 11.7 3.0 2.1 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.4
Tomas Verbinskis 3 2.7 3.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Souleymane Koureissi 30 7.2 1.4 1.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.6
Matt Grace 29 7.8 0.9 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.4
Jordan Gaitley 8 1.6 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Sullivan Kulju 8 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Gabe Arizin 5 1.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2019-2020 Richmond Spiders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Chris Mooney Head Coach 2005-2006 N/A
Rob Jones Associate Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Richmond, 2008 to 2015)
Marcus Jenkins Associate Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Richmond, 2015 to 2018)
Steve Thomas Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Director of Basketball Operations (Richmond, 2015 to 2019)
Will Gipe Director of Program Development 2019-2020 Video Coordinator (Richmond, 2016 to 2019)
James Adams Video Coordinator 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Georgian Court, 2015 to 2019)
John Hardt Athletic Director 2018-2019 Athletic Director (Bucknell, 2000 to 2018)
Mark McGonigal Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Director of Program Development (Richmond, 2016 to 2019)
Jason DeMayo Strength and Conditioning Coach 2005-2006 N/A
Adam Smith Athletic Trainer 2008-2009 N/A