On Campus Notebook: Golden having strong season for Spiders

Grant Golden is having a big impact on the University of Richmond men’s basketball team this season.

The former Sherando standout leads the Spiders in scoring, averaging 14.9 points per game.

The 6-foot-4 redshirt freshman center is also averaging 6.4 rebounds per game, and is third on the team with 37 assists. Golden also has a team-best 22 blocks.

Golden, who graduated in 2016 from St. James High School Hagerstown, Maryland, is shooting 48.1 percent (89-for-185) from the field. He is 14-for-47 from 3-point range (29.8 percent). Golden has also made 31-of-45 free throw attempts (68.9 percent).

The Middletown native had a season-high 26 points against Jacksonville State University on Nov. 13. He also had six rebounds, four assists and two blocks in the 94-61 loss.

On Jan. 6, Golden had 24 points, eight rebounds and three blocks in a 69-62 loss to Saint Louis University.

Golden has had three double-doubles this season. He had 24-points and 10 rebounds against Georgetown University on Nov. 25. Golden also had 17 points and 10 rebounds against Boston College on Dec. 23.

The Spiders are 3-12 on the season, including 1-2 in the Atlantic 10.

SUCCESSFUL START

Trey Brisco (Sherando ’15) is off to a fast start to his sophomore men’s basketball season at Concord University.

Brisco is averaging 7.4 points and 4.4 rebounds per contest.

The 6-foot guard leads the team with seven blocks, and is second on the team with 29 assists and third in steals (11).

Brisco is shooting 42 percent from the field (34-for-81). He is 9-for-29 from 3-point range (31 percent) and 19-for-28 from the free-throw line (67.9 percent).

On Nov. 20, Brisco had a season-best 29 points on 11-for-14 shooting in a 77-73 win over Urbana. He also had four rebounds in the win.

On Jan. 4, Brisco had 8 points, two rebounds and one block in a 91-73 loss to Shepherd University. Brisco has started all 13 games for the Mountain Lions this season.

The Mountain Lions are 8-5 this season, including 5-3 in the Mountain East Conference.

Concord hosts Wheeling Jesuit on Thursday.

LEADING THE WAY

Madison Scott (Skyline ’15) is putting together another strong women’s swimming season at Campbell University.

Scott has a team-best time of 2:03.43 in the 200 fly and a third-best time of 55.92 in the 100 fly.

She was also part of the third-fastest 200 medley relay (1:46.23) for the Camels.

All of Scott’s fastest times this season came in the Georgia Tech Invitational held on Nov. 16-19. Scott finished 27th in the 100 fly and 26th in the 200 fly.

Last year Scott broke the school record in the 200 fly (2:02.53) in the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association Championships.

The Camels return to action this season on Jan. 27 at the University of Richmond.

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