2 Ria Peralta
2 - Ria Peralta
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.
High School: Springbrook
Position: Goalie
gp 18
gs 18
min 826:47
ga 208
gaa 15.09
sv 145

2017/Sophomore

  • Started all 17 games in goal as a sophomore
  • Allowed 234 goals with a 14.36 GAA
  • Made 179 saves
  • Was third in the Atlantic 10 in saves/game (10.53)

2016/Freshman 

  • Started all 17 games as goalie 
  • Logged 875:44 minutes 
  • 222 goals allowed with and GAA average of 15.21 
  • 23rd in the country and third in the A-10 with 135 saves 
  • Recorded career-high in saves (15) against George Washington (4/17)  

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Played lacrosse all four years at Springbrook High School, including a three-year captain and varsity MVP (2013, 2015)
  • All-Division First Team (2013-15), All County First Team (2014, 2015)
  • All-Gazette Second Team (2014)
  • Varsity Lacrosse All-Star Game MVP (2015) 
  • Also played four years of varsity basketball and three years of varsity field hockey
  • Varsity basketball MVP (2015)
  • Field Hockey All County First Team (2013, 2014), and All Division First Team (2013-15)

PERSONAL

  • Intends to major in biology
  • Scholar Athlete Award all four years
  • AP Scholar Award (2015) 
  • National Honors Society member and Character Chair for Springbrook High School

FUN FILE WITH RIA PERALTA

  • Favorite food: All Filipino food, salmon and sushi
  • Pre-game superstition: I have to put on my right sock first then my left, then my right shoe and then my left
  • Super power you wish you had: super speed
  • Favorite quote: "It's not about the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog." 
Recent Games
Apr 13 George Washington W, 13-12
Apr 15 at Davidson W, 12-11
Apr 20 La Salle L, 13-12
Apr 22 Massachusetts W, 17-16
Apr 28 at George Mason L, 23-8
May 3 vs. Davidson L, 17-13
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 18 9
Games started 18 9
Minutes 826:47 480:55
Goals against 208 118
Goals-against average 15.09 14.72
Saves 145 79
Save pct 41.1 40.1
Wins 7 5
Losses 10 3
Ties 0 0
Win pct 41.2 62.5
Date Opponent Score gs min ga sv sv%
Feb 14 at Old Dominion L, 11-9 1 33:22 8 1 11.1
Feb 24 at UMBC L, 21-9 1 30:00 10 7 41.2
Feb 28 at Longwood W, 15-8 1 60:00 8 11 57.9
Mar 6 at Lehigh L, 16-10 1 60:00 16 15 48.4
Mar 11 Army West Point L, 13-11 1 31:18 9 5 35.7
Mar 14 at William and Mary L, 15-5 1 60:00 15 15 50.0
Mar 18 LIU Brooklyn W, 24-8 1 30:00 7 10 58.8
Mar 21 at No. 16 Virginia Tech L, 22-7 1 16:23 7 2 22.2
Mar 29 at Richmond L, 21-11 1 60:00 21 16 43.2
Mar 31 Saint Joseph's L, 18-7 1 60:00 18 6 25.0
Apr 6 at Duquesne W, 11-9 1 60:00 9 10 52.6
Apr 7 at St. Bonaventure W, 13-8 1 30:00 5 5 50.0
Apr 13 George Washington W, 13-12 1 60:00 12 7 36.8
Apr 15 at Davidson W, 12-11 1 56:38 9 6 40.0
Apr 20 La Salle L, 13-12 1 60:00 13 8 38.1
Apr 22 Massachusetts W, 17-16 1 64:17 16 17 51.5
Apr 28 at George Mason L, 23-8 1 30:00 15 4 21.1
May 3 vs. Davidson L, 17-13 1 24:49 10 0 0.0
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% win loss tie win %
2015-16 17 17 875:44 222 15.21 135 37.8 3 14 0 17.6
2016-17 17 17 977:51 234 14.36 179 43.3 7 10 0 41.2
2017-18 18 18 826:47 208 15.09 145 41.1 7 10 0 41.2
2018-19 18 18 987:09 247 15.01 201 44.9 7 10 0 41.2
Total 70 70 3667:31 911 14.90 660 42.0 24 44 0 35.3
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% win loss tie win %
Total 18 18 826:47 208 15.09 145 41.1 7 10 0 41.2
Conference 9 9 480:55 118 14.72 79 40.1 5 3 0 62.5
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
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Home 6 6 305:35 75 14.73 53 41.4 3 3 0 50.0
Away 11 11 496:23 123 14.87 92 42.8 4 6 0 40.0
Neutral 1 1 24:49 10 24.18 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0
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Wins 7 7 360:55 66 10.97 66 50.0 7 0 0 100.0
Losses 11 11 465:52 142 18.29 79 35.7 0 10 0 0.0
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February 3 3 123:22 26 12.65 19 42.2 1 2 0 33.3
March 7 7 317:41 93 17.56 69 42.6 1 6 0 14.3
April 7 7 360:55 79 13.13 57 41.9 5 1 0 83.3
May 1 1 24:49 10 24.18 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0