2 Ria Peralta
2 Ria Peralta
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.
High School: Springbrook
Position: Goalie
gp 8
gs 8
min 441:57
ga 98
gaa 13.30
sv 89

2018 - Junior

  • Started all 18 games in goal for for the Rams
  • Made 145 saves and had a 41.1 save percentage
  • Logged 826:47 minutes
  • Collected 24 ground balls and caused seven turnovers

2017 - Sophomore

  • Started all 17 games in goal as a sophomore
  • Allowed 234 goals with a 14.36 GAA
  • Made 179 saves
  • Was third in the Atlantic 10 in saves/game (10.53)

2016 - Freshman 

  • Started all 17 games in goal
  • Logged 875:44 minutes 
  • 222 goals allowed with and GAA average of 15.21 
  • 23rd in the country and third in the A-10 with 135 saves 
  • Recorded career-high in saves (15) against George Washington (4/17)  

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Played lacrosse all four years at Springbrook High School, including a three-year captain and varsity MVP (2013, 2015)
  • All-Division First Team (2013-15), All County First Team (2014, 2015)
  • All-Gazette Second Team (2014)
  • Varsity Lacrosse All-Star Game MVP (2015) 
  • Also played four years of varsity basketball and three years of varsity field hockey
  • Varsity basketball MVP (2015)
  • Field Hockey All County First Team (2013, 2014), and All Division First Team (2013-15)

PERSONAL

  • Intends to major in biology
  • Scholar Athlete Award all four years
  • AP Scholar Award (2015) 
  • National Honors Society member and Character Chair for Springbrook High School

FUN FILE WITH RIA PERALTA

  • Favorite food: All Filipino food, salmon and sushi
  • Pre-game superstition: I have to put on my right sock first then my left, then my right shoe and then my left
  • Super power you wish you had: super speed
  • Favorite quote: "It's not about the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog." 
Recent Games
Feb 27 Longwood W, 18-13
Mar 5 vs. LIU Brooklyn W, 21-12
Mar 8 at Army West Point L, 14-12
Mar 13 #20 Notre Dame L, 15-4
Mar 17 William and Mary L, 17-13
Mar 22 Duquesne W, 21-16
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 8 1
Games started 8 1
Minutes 441:57 60:00
Goals against 98 16
Goals-against average 13.30 16.00
Saves 89 13
Save pct 47.6 44.8
Wins 4 1
Losses 4 0
Ties 0 0
Win pct 50.0 100.0
Date Opponent Score gs min ga sv sv%
Feb 13 Old Dominion W, 13-10 1 60:00 10 14 58.3
Feb 16 UMBC L, 11-8 1 51:26 10 5 33.3
Feb 27 Longwood W, 18-13 1 60:00 13 11 45.8
Mar 5 vs. LIU Brooklyn W, 21-12 1 40:16 6 9 60.0
Mar 8 at Army West Point L, 14-12 1 60:00 14 12 46.2
Mar 13 #20 Notre Dame L, 15-4 1 60:00 15 17 53.1
Mar 17 William and Mary L, 17-13 1 50:15 14 8 36.4
Mar 22 Duquesne W, 21-16 1 60:00 16 13 44.8
Mar 24 at Massachusetts   - - - - -
Mar 29 at Saint Joseph's   - - - - -
Mar 31 at La Salle   - - - - -
Apr 5 Richmond   - - - - -
Apr 7 at George Washington   - - - - -
Apr 12 St. Bonaventure   - - - - -
Apr 14 Davidson   - - - - -
Apr 20 George Mason   - - - - -
Apr 25 vs. A-10 Championships   - - - - -
May 5 at Duke   - - - - -
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% win loss tie win %
2015-16 17 17 875:44 222 15.21 135 37.8 3 14 0 17.6
2016-17 17 17 977:51 234 14.36 179 43.3 7 10 0 41.2
2017-18 18 18 826:47 208 15.09 145 41.1 7 10 0 41.2
2018-19 8 8 441:57 98 13.30 89 47.6 4 4 0 50.0
Total 60 60 3122:19 762 14.64 548 41.8 21 38 0 35.6
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% win loss tie win %
Total 8 8 441:57 98 13.30 89 47.6 4 4 0 50.0
Conference 1 1 60:00 16 16.00 13 44.8 1 0 0 100.0
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
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Home 6 6 341:41 78 13.70 68 46.6 3 3 0 50.0
Away 1 1 60:00 14 14.00 12 46.2 0 1 0 0.0
Neutral 1 1 40:16 6 8.94 9 60.0 1 0 0 100.0
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Wins 4 4 220:16 45 12.26 47 51.1 4 0 0 100.0
Losses 4 4 221:41 53 14.34 42 44.2 0 4 0 0.0
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February 3 3 171:26 33 11.55 30 47.6 2 1 0 66.7
March 5 5 270:31 65 14.42 59 47.6 2 3 0 40.0