RAMS EARN ROAD VICTORY AT GEORGE WASHINGTON, 15-13

Final Score: VCU 15, George Washington 13

Location: Washington, D.C. (Mount Vernon Athletic Fields)

Records: VCU 6-8 (2-4), George Washington (2-11, 1-5)

 

The Short Story: Trailing 12-11 with 15:35 left in the contest, Blaire Langeler scored to jumpstart a VCU run as the Rams outscored the Colonials 4-1 for the remainder of the contest to retake the lead and hold on for the victory. The victory marked the second year program's first conference road win.

 

QUICK FACTS

  • Sky Hyatt scored a game-high six goals for the Rams on 11 shots. She also added team-high four draw controls and two ground balls.
  • McTavish scored three goals, added an assist and collected two ground balls.
  • Molly Barcikowski scored two goals with one assist.
  • Langeler and Isabella Evans-Riester each scored one goal.
  • Elisa Solomon had one assist on the afternoon.
  • The two teams were tied on shots at 31-31 with the Colonials having a 24-20 edge in shots on goal.
  • Ria Peralta made 11 saves for the Black and Gold in the cage.
  • Michaela Lynch and Cassi Shollenberger each scored four goals for George Washington.
  • VCU went 5-of-8 on free position attempts while George Washington was 1-of-4.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • After Hyatt scored the game's first goal with 27:37 left in the first half, George Washington scored three consecutive times to take a 3-1 lead with 20:53 left in the first half.
  • The Rams were able to score four of the next five goals to take a 5-4 lead on Evans-Riester's goal with 14:33 left in the stanza.
  • The Colonials answered and closed the half outscoring VCU 3-1 to take a 7-6 lead at halftime.
  • Hyatt also opened the second half with a goal to tie the game 7-7 but George Washington pushed its lead to 11-8 with 22:45 left in the contest.
  • The Rams scored three consecutive goals in less than three minutes to tie the game 11-11 with 17:55 remaining.
  • The Colonials would briefly retake the lead on a Shollenberger goal with 15:35 left but the Rams finished the game strong, only allowing one goal in the final 15 minutes while pouring in four for the victory.
 

WHAT'S NEXT 

VCU will host Davidson at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 21.