Final Score: VCU 15, George Washington 13
Location: Washington, D.C. (Mount Vernon Athletic Fields)
Records: VCU 6-8 (2-4), George Washington (2-11, 1-5)
The Short Story: Trailing 12-11 with 15:35 left in the contest, Blaire Langeler scored to jumpstart a VCU run as the Rams outscored the Colonials 4-1 for the remainder of the contest to retake the lead and hold on for the victory. The victory marked the second year program's first conference road win.
- Sky Hyatt scored a game-high six goals for the Rams on 11 shots. She also added team-high four draw controls and two ground balls.
- McTavish scored three goals, added an assist and collected two ground balls.
- Molly Barcikowski scored two goals with one assist.
- Langeler and Isabella Evans-Riester each scored one goal.
- Elisa Solomon had one assist on the afternoon.
- The two teams were tied on shots at 31-31 with the Colonials having a 24-20 edge in shots on goal.
- Ria Peralta made 11 saves for the Black and Gold in the cage.
- Michaela Lynch and Cassi Shollenberger each scored four goals for George Washington.
- VCU went 5-of-8 on free position attempts while George Washington was 1-of-4.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- After Hyatt scored the game's first goal with 27:37 left in the first half, George Washington scored three consecutive times to take a 3-1 lead with 20:53 left in the first half.
- The Rams were able to score four of the next five goals to take a 5-4 lead on Evans-Riester's goal with 14:33 left in the stanza.
- The Colonials answered and closed the half outscoring VCU 3-1 to take a 7-6 lead at halftime.
- Hyatt also opened the second half with a goal to tie the game 7-7 but George Washington pushed its lead to 11-8 with 22:45 left in the contest.
- The Rams scored three consecutive goals in less than three minutes to tie the game 11-11 with 17:55 remaining.
- The Colonials would briefly retake the lead on a Shollenberger goal with 15:35 left but the Rams finished the game strong, only allowing one goal in the final 15 minutes while pouring in four for the victory.
VCU will host Davidson at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 21.