Score: VCU 9, LIU Brooklyn 1

Location: Richmond, Va. (Cary Street Field)

Records: VCU 6-1 (1-0), LIU Brooklyn 0-7 (0-0)

Short Story: Emily McNamara and Svea Sturm each recorded hat tricks as VCU had its biggest offensive output since an 8-1 victory over Appalachian State in 2013. The nine goals are tied for the second-most in program history as VCU's 11-1 win over Longwood in 2004 holds the record.





  • McNamara opened the scoring for VCU as she worked her way around a defender before finding the back of the net in the 11th minute.
  • Svea Sturm scored again 33 seconds later as she settled a pass, turned around and fired it past the goalkeeper.
  • The Rams got their third goal in just over a minute as Sturm scored again to make it 3-0 in the 12th minute.
  • Albright scored in the 19th minute on a pass from Kau to make it 4-0.
  • Maite Sturm scored her goal after dribbling past a couple of defenders before scoring from close range in the 27th minute.
  • VCU took a 6-0 lead into halftime after McNamara scored her second goal of the day in the 31st minute.
  • The Rams started the second half much like the first and scored less than four minutes into the second stanza. Svea Sturm scored again off a McNamara pass to make it 7-0.
  • McNamara recorded a hat trick in the 44th minute with a goal scored over her shoulder to make it 8-0.
  • VCU ended its scoring on the day as Colleen Rogers scored on another Kaup assist in the 47th minute.
  • LIU Brooklyn scored its lone goal as time expired on a penalty corner.



VCU travels to Lock Haven on Sept. 22 for a 3 p.m. start.