SECOND HALF PUSHES SPIDERS PAST VCU

Final Score: Richmond 21, VCU 11
Location: Richmond, Va. (Robins Stadium)
Records: VCU (2-7, 0-1 A-10), Richmond (7-2, 1-0 A-10)

The Short Story: Trailing 10-5 at halftime, VCU opened the second half with three unanswered goals and cut the deficit to 10-8 with 22:39 remaining in the game. The Rams battled and trailed just 12-10 with 16:48 left before the Spiders scored six unanswered to put the game out of reach.

 

QUICK FACTS

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Spiders opened the game with a 3-1 lead before back-to-back goals from Barcikowski tied the game with 20:35 left in the first half.
  • Richmond then outscored the Rams 7-2 to build a 10-5 lead at halftime.
  • VCU bounced right back opening the second half with a 3-0 run that included two goals from Hyatt and one from Langeler. The run cut the deficit to just 10-8.
  • The two teams traded goals as Richmond clung to a 12-10 lead before scoring six unanswered goals to go up 18-10 with 11:37 remaining.
  • Keriann McTavish scored the final goal of the game for the Rams with 11:01 remaining.

 

WHAT'S NEXT
VCU will host Saint Joseph's on March 31 at 1 p.m. at Cary Street Field.

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