RAMS UPEND NO. 14 WAKE FOREST, 3-1

Score: VCU 3, No. 14 Wake Forest 1
Location: Richmond, Va. (Cary Street Field)
Records: VCU (10-6, 6-1 A-10), No. 14 Wake Forest (8-7, 2-4 ACC)

Short Story: The Rams earned a 3-0 lead midway through the second half and fended off the Deamon Deacons late to earn their second win this season over a ranked opponent.

KEY STATS

  • Emily McNamara scored two goals on just three shot attempts.
  • McNamara broke her own school record for goals in a season with 22, the previous mark of 21 was set last season.
  • Jordan Rasure scored her first collegiate goal on a penalty stroke.
  • Sasha Elliott made seven saves on the eight shots she faced.
  • Maite Sturm added an assist.
  • Wake Forest outshot VCU 12-4 overall and 8-3 in shots on goal.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • McNamara scored VCU's first goal just 1:12 into the game as Sturm passed it to her, she dribbled around the keeper and shot into an open net.
  • The Rams went up 2-0 in the 52nd minute as McNamara was again able to beat the keeper in a one-on-one and score at the near post.
  • Rasure made it 3-0 after Wake Forest was whistled for a foul inside the circle and gave VCU a penalty stroke.
  • The Deamon Deacons cut VCU's lead to 3-1 in the 62nd minute with a goal from Jule Grashoff.

UP NEXT

VCU concludes the regular season at Davidson at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 26.

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