PAIR BY MUNTS LIFTS MEN'S SOCCER TO 4-0 WIN OVER SAINT LOUIS

Final Score: VCU 4, Saint Louis 0
Location: Sports Backers Stadium (Richmond, Va.)
Records: VCU 6-3-0 (3-0-0 A-10), Saint Louis 3-6-1 (1-2-0 A-10)

The Short Story: The VCU Rams continued their winning ways of late, as they used three first half goals, and an added tally in the second half to defeat the Saint Louis Billikens by a final score of 4-0. Fortia Munts would score twice, while Mario Sequeira notched his fourth shutout of the season.

 

QUICK FACTS 

  • Munts two goals were his first goals of the season, as he now enters the points column for the Rams.
  • Rafael Andrade Santos and Luc Fatton also scored for VCU, as both maintain their respective spots atop the points totals for the team.
  • With his goal, Fatton jumps into the top five for goals in the conference, as well as top 10 in points.
  • VCU now has their longest winning streak since 2011, where they won five games in a row to open the season.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Santos would strike first for the Rams in the 26th minute, as he would get the ball on a turnover by Saint Louis, and rip a shot from 22 yards out. His shot would find the lower left corner of the net, giving the Rams a 1-0 lead.
  • About 90 seconds later, Fatton would tally his sixth goal of the season for the Rams, as he capitalized on a misplay by the Saint Louis goalkeeper. With the misplay, Fatton stole the ball and slid the ball in the net to give VCU the 2-0 lead.
  • More strong offensive play ensued, as VCU tacked on another just inside the 44th minute, as Munts finished off a cross from Austin Graham to put the score at 3-0. Francesco Amorosino also earned an assist on the play as well.
  • The Rams would add a fourth goal in the 79th minute, as Munts would add another goal as he got the ball from Eli Lockaby, shook a defender and scored his second of the night.
  • VCU would dominate possession throughout the game, and hold the 4-0 score through the 90th minute for the win.

 

WHAT'S NEXT

VCU returns to the pitch this upcoming Saturday, October 14 when they return to Sports Backers to take on the George Washington Colonials. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.