RAMS PUSH WIN STREAK TO FIVE GAMES, DOWN LOCK HAVEN IN OT

Score: VCU 2, Lock Haven 1 (OT)

Location: Lock Haven, Pa. (Charlotte E. Smith Field)

Records: VCU 7-1 (2-0), Lock Haven 6-3 (1-2)

Short Story: Natalie Bohmke scored the game-winning goal in overtime off a penalty stroke to push the Rams past Lock Haven. With the win, VCU has pushed its winning streak to five games.

 

KEY STATS

  • VCU outshot Lock Haven 15-8 overall and 7-4 in shots on goal.
  • Bohmke recorded her first goal and game-winner of the season in the 84th minute.
  • McNamara scored a goal and recorded a game-high 12 shots with five shots on target.
  • Spencer Tossone recorded an assist along with two shots.
  • Chessa Kownurko made three saves on the four shots that she faced.
  • VCU led 13-4 in penalty corners.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Lock Haven recorded the first shot of the game in the 21st minute off a penalty corner but the shot went wide
  • Neither team was able to record a shot on goal in the first half as the teams were deadlocked 0-0 at the break.
  • Lock Haven opened the scoring less than two minutes into the second half as Tamia Roach scored as her shot took a deflection off a penalty corner.
  • VCU tied the game 1-1 after McNamara scored off a penalty corner that was assisted by Tossone in the 46th minute.
  • The two teams ended regulation tied 1-1 before heading into overtime.
  • VCU earned a penalty stroke in the 84th minute as Bohmke was able to score and win the game. It was her first goal of the season.

 

WHAT'S NEXT

VCU hosts Central Michigan at 1 p.m. on Sept. 24 at Cary Street Field.