Score: No. Saint Joseph's 3, VCU 1
Location: Richmond, Va. (Cary Street Field)
Records: VCU (7-6, 4-1 A-10), No. 13 Saint Joseph's (11-2, 4-0 A-10)
Short Story: Saint Joseph's held a slight 10-6 edge in shots on goal but a late goal from Anna Willocks put the Hawks up 3-1 as they held off the Rams.
- Maite Sturm scored a goal fro VCU and recorded a team-high two shots on frame.
- Lauren Kaup recorded two shots with one on target.
- Litiana Field scored one goal and had a shot on goal.
- Saint Joseph's outshot VCU 15-7 overall.
- Sasha Elliot made seven saves in the cage.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Saint Joseph's got out to a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute as Joely Helder scored off a penalty corner.
- VCU's first chance came in the 20th minute as Emily McNamara's effort was saved by the Hawks' Victoria Kammerinke.
- Sturm's effot in the 29th minute was also turned away by Kammerinke.
- The Hawks took a 1-0 lead into halftime and double their lead in the 46th minute on a goal from Emily Henry.
- The Rams got within 2-1 in the 58th minute as Sturm scored after collecting a loose ball in the circle.
- Saint Joseph's made the margin 3-1 in the 65th minute on the goal from Willocks.
VCU faces La Salle on the road at 1 p.m. on Oct. 14.