Score: VCU 1, Saint Francis 0 (OT)
Location: Loretto, Pa.
Records: VCU (6-3, 3-0 A-10), Saint Francis (5-6, 2-1 A-10)
Short Story: VCU extended its winning streak to five games as Maite Sturm's goal just over five minutes into overtime broke the 0-0 deadlock.
- Sturm's game-winning goal was her third of the season. She also had a team-high three shots.
- Emily van Hijfte took two shots during the game, both on target.
- Emily McNamara recorded two shots with one on goal.
- Sasha Elliott made four saves and earned the shutout.
- VCU outshot Saint Francis 8-7 overall and the teams were tied 4-4 in shots on goal.
- The Rams outshot Saint Francis 7-3 after halftime.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Saint Francis took the first shot of the day in the 4th minute of action but Elliott made the save.
- Van Hijfte had VCU's first shot on target in the 17th minute but her effort was turned away.
- Saint Francis had a 4-1 edge in shots in th first half.
- Van Hijfte had another effort in the 61st minute but the Red Flash again made the save.
- The two teams went into overtime with the score tied 0-0.
- Saint Francis' Taylor Nesmith was issued a green card in the 76th minute and VCU capitalized 21 seconds later as Sturm scored the game-winner.
VCU travels to Bucknell for a 1 p.m. match on Sept. 30.