VCU GETS A-10 VICTORY OVER DAVIDSON, 4-2

Score: VCU 4, Davidson 2
Location: Richmond, Va. (Cary Street Field)
Records: VCU (10-4, 3-2 A-10), Davidson (0-13, 0-6 A-10)

Short Story: With the score tied 1-1 in the 31st minute, Emily McNamara and Jessica Mays added two goals in just over four minutes to give the Rams a 3-1 lead at halftime they wouldn't relinquish.

KEY STATS

  • McNamara added two goals and moved into sole possession of second place on VCU's all-time career scoring list. She also had a game-high six shots with four attempts on goal.
  • Mays scored the first goal of her career in the win.
  • Maite Sturm also added a goal.
  • Spencer Tossone and Natalie Bohmke added an assist on McNamara's first goal off a penalty corner.
  • Chessa Kownurko made four saves.
  • Davidson outshot VCU 15-13 overall but the Rams held a 9-6 advantage in shots on goal.
  • Hannah Fisher and Lauren Gampper each scored a goal for Davidson.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • VCU scored early as McNamara capitalized off Bohmke's stick-stop and Tossone's insert in the sixth minute to make it 1-0.
  • Davidson tied the game 1-1 in the 22nd minute as Fisher scored.
  • VCU got two goals, one from McNamara and one from Mays, in just a 4:26 span to give the Rams a 3-1 lead at halftime.
  • VCU would make it 4-1 in the 42nd minute as Sturm followed up a shot and tapped in the rebound.
  • Davidson scored in the 50th minute off a penalty corner to cut the deficit to 4-2 but VCU held off the Wildcats for the remainder of the contest.

WHAT'S NEXT
VCU will host No. 5 North Carolina on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Cary Street Field.

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