MAITE STURM'S TWO GOALS LIFT VCU PAST DAVIDSON, 3-1

Final Score: VCU 3, Davidson 1
Location: Richmond, Va.
Records: VCU (4-5, 2-1 A-10), Davidson (1-10, 0-3 A-10)

The Short Story: After Davidson tied the game at 1-1 in the third quarter, Maite Sturm scored twice at the end of the quarter to give VCU the lead for good and the win.

QUICK FACTS

  • Maite Sturm was involved in every VCU goal as she scored twice and also added an assist.
  • Svea Sturm scored the other goal for the Black and Gold. Svea had a game-high three shots on goal.
  • Litiana Field and Lynea Gregory each had an assist for the Rams.
  • VCU outshot Davidson 14-8 with a wide 10-2 margin in shots on goal that favored the Rams.
  • Eight different Rams had at least one shot attempt and forced Sarah Zeszotarski to make seven saves for Davidson

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Svea Sturm scored the game's opening goal in the ninth minute after Maite Sturm fed her the ball from the right wing in the eighth minute.
  • The Rams outshot Davidson 9-4 in the first half and held a 1-0 lead at halftime.
  • The Wildcats tied the game 1-1 just over a minute into the second half as McGee Roman tapped in a goal from close range after a deflection.
  • Maite Sturm scored the game-winning goal in the 38th minute from the middle of the arc after fielding a pass from Field to give VCU a 2-1 lead.
  • Maite added a second goal just over four minutes later on a wide open tap in after a feed from Gregory just off the end line.

WHAT'S NEXT
VCU hosts Saint Francis on Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. at Cary Street Field.