Sophomore midfielder Samantha Jerabek was named the Virginia Lottery Student-Athlete of the Week after her two goal performance against High Point. She recorded a team-high seven shots in the game.

Her first goal came on a header after a well-timed cross by Susanna Friedrichs early in the first half. The goal gave VCU a 1-0 advantage in just the 7th minute of play.

Jerabek later combined with Karen Lohrmann in the 50th minute to push VCU's lead to 3-1 and seal the victory. On what was the play of the day, Lohrmann crossed the ball into Jerabek as she scored her second goal of the game, also on a header.


Major: Physical Therapy

On Favorite Movie:

"Oh gosh, that's a hard one. I think I would have to go with Toy Story."

On sport she'd play other than soccer:

"Basketball. I played point guard when I was younger so I think I would choose that if I couldn't pick soccer."

On what super power she wants:

"Probably flying. I just think that would be so cool to be able to do."

On her dream job

"I'd definitely have to say being a professional soccer player would be my dream."

On her favorite animal

"I like otters. I don't know why. They just look like miniature dogs and they swim in the water and its so cool to watch."

On her best soccer memory

"Probably in high school when I scored like 36 goals in a season. That was fun. I think it was like thiry-something. It was up there, I know that."

On what she likes to do in her free time:

"Watch Netflix. I'm just watching The Following right now. It's not my favorite, but it's still pretty good for now. Oh, and Grey's Anatomy. Now that's a good show!"

On her role model and why:

"I'd have to say my dad because he always strived to be the best. I just really look up to him. "

On what song she'd sing for a million dollars:

"Definitely Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."

On her choice for what food she could eat everyday for the rest if her life:

"Probably like spaghetti or something like that."

September 27, 2018 RAMS FLY HIGH OVER DAYTON