RAMS FALL TO HAWKS IN A-10 QUARTERFINALS, 18-15

Final Score: No. 4 Saint Joseph's 18, No. 5 VCU 15

Location: Fairfax, Va. (George Mason Stadium)

Records: VCU (7-10), Saint Joseph's (11-7)

The Short Story: Trailing 16-10 with 11:33 remaining, VCU scored five of the final seven goals but fell just short of completing its comeback.

QUICK FACTS

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Hyatt scored first to give VCU a 1-0 lead just 51 seconds into the contest.
  • VCU took a 3-1 lead with 24:24 left in the first half after back-to-back goals from Barcikowski.
  • Saint Joseph's scored five of the next six goals to retake the lead at 6-4 with 15:03 left before halftime.
  • VCU scored three unanswered goals to take a 7-6 with 10:25 before the break.
  • The Hawks scored six consecutive goals to lead 12-7 at halftime.
  • Saint Joseph's extended its lead to 16-12 before VCU began its comeback effort.
  • The Rams scored five of the next seven goals to cut the deficit to 18-15 with 1:57 remaining but couldn't find the back of the net again before time expired.

WHAT'S NEXT

VCU faces Duke on May 5 at noon in Durham, N.C.