2 Ria Peralta
2 Ria Peralta
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.
High School: Springbrook
Position: Goalie
gp 18
gs 18
min 987:09
ga 247
gaa 15.01
sv 201

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
Apr 7 at George Washington L, 18-8
Apr 12 St. Bonaventure W, 17-5
Apr 14 Davidson W, 16-15
Apr 20 George Mason W, 13-12
Apr 25 vs. No. 4 Saint Joseph's L, 18-15
May 5 at Duke L, 26-13
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 18 9
Games started 18 9
Minutes 987:09 499:18
Goals against 247 125
Goals-against average 15.01 15.02
Saves 201 108
Save pct 44.9 46.4
Wins 7 4
Losses 10 4
Ties 0 0
Win pct 41.2 50.0
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 L, 22-14 1 30:00 16 6 27.3
Mar 29 at Saint Joseph's L, 17-13 1 60:00 17 17 50.0
Mar 31 at La Salle L, 12-6 1 60:00 12 14 53.8
Apr 5 Richmond L, 14-8 1 60:00 14 22 61.1
Apr 7 at George Washington L, 18-8 1 60:00 18 12 40.0
Apr 12 St. Bonaventure W, 17-5 1 47:50 5 7 58.3
Apr 14 Davidson W, 16-15 1 61:28 15 8 34.8
Apr 20 George Mason W, 13-12 1 60:00 12 9 42.9
Apr 25 vs. No. 4 Saint Joseph's L, 18-15 1 60:00 18 11 37.9
May 5 at Duke L, 26-13 1 45:54 22 6 21.4
  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 18 18 987:09 247 15.01 201 44.9 7 10 0 41.2
Total 70 70 3667:31 911 14.90 660 42.0 24 44 0 35.3
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% win loss tie win %
Total 18 18 987:09 247 15.01 201 44.9 7 10 0 41.2
Conference 9 9 499:18 125 15.02 108 46.4 4 4 0 50.0
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
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Home 10 10 570:59 124 13.03 114 47.9 6 4 0 60.0
Away 6 6 315:54 99 18.80 67 40.4 0 5 0 0.0
Neutral 2 2 100:16 24 14.36 20 45.5 1 1 0 50.0
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Wins 7 7 389:34 77 11.86 71 48.0 7 0 0 100.0
Losses 11 11 597:35 170 17.07 130 43.3 0 10 0 0.0
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February 3 3 171:26 33 11.55 30 47.6 2 1 0 66.7
March 8 8 420:31 110 15.69 96 46.6 2 6 0 25.0
April 6 6 349:18 82 14.09 69 45.7 3 2 0 60.0
May 1 1 45:54 22 28.76 6 21.4 0 1 0 0.0