Score: Rider 2, VCU 1 (OT)
Location: Richmond, Va. (Cary Street Field)
Records: VCU (6-5, 3-0 A-10), Rider (6-5, 1-0 MAAC)
Short Story: VCU controlled the game and outshot Rider 33-9 overall but a deflected shot in the first half sent the game to overtime tied 1-1. The Broncs got the game-winning goal on a turnaround effort from Carly Brosious.
- Maite Sturm scored a goal and recorded six total shots, five on frame.
- Emily McNamara had a game-high 11 shots including five on goal.
- Litiana Field took six shots with two on frame.
- VCU outshot the Broncs 33-9 including 19-5 in shots on goal.
- The Rams held a 12-3 edge in penalty corners.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- After a defensive battle to begin the game, the Rams took the lead in the 27th minute as Sturm was able to knock in a rebound off a saved McNamara shot.
- The Rams threatened the entire first half, outshooting Rider 14-1 in the period but took a 1-0 lead into halftime.
- Rider tied the game 1-1 after Gi Morganti scored as she deflected in a teammate's shot attempt.
- Brosious scored the game-winning goal just over eight minutes into the overtime period.
VCU hosts UMass on Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. Cary Street Field.