Richard Bland College adds baseball to sports lineup

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Posted at 11:55 AM, Dec 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-15 11:55:40-05

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. -- Richard Bland College announced Tuesday the addition of baseball to their lineup of intercollegiate sports.

The Statesmen will play home games at the Dinwiddie Sports Complex and will begin competing in Spring 2022 as a member of the Region 10 Conference.

Baseball will become the college's seventh National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) intercollegiate sport, joining men's soccer, women’s soccer, women's volleyball, men's basketball, softball, and women’s beach volleyball.

"Since intercollegiate athletics returned to Richard Bland in 2013, the College's athletics teams have won national and regional championships, bringing great energy and pride to our campus community," said President Debbie Sydow. "Richard Bland is now poised to add baseball, which provides additional opportunities for talented student-athletes to attend and excel at RBC."

School officials say a search for is underway and will be announced in early 2021.