VCU DOMINATES SAINT FRANCIS IN A 4-1 WN

Final Score: VCU 4, Saint Francis 1
Location: Richmond, Va.
Records: VCU (5-5, 3-1 A-10), Saint Francis (3-8, 1-1 A-10)

The Short Story: VCU scored four unanswered goals as the Rams dominated Saint Francis for their third consecutive Atlantic 10 victory. 

QUICK FACTS

  • Emily van Hijfte scored a goal and tied for the game-high with four shot attempts.
  • Maite Sturm also had four shot attempts and a goal on a penalty stroke.
  • Maddie Wilber scored her first career goal on her only shot attempt of the afternoon.
  • Svea Sturm and Lynea Gregory each had an assist.
  • VCU outshot the Red Flash 29-7 overall and 18-5 in shots on goal.
  • Sasha Elliott made four saves in the cage for the Black and Gold.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Agustina Deharbe scored the opening goal just 1:07 into the game to put Saint Francis up 1-0.
  • VCU responded in the 10th minute as Emily van Hijfte scored on an assist from Gregory to even the match at 1-1.
  • Litiana Field scored the game-winning goal in the 20th minute as Svea Sturm passed the ball across the face of the goal for a tap-in.
  • Wilber scored her first goal after collecting the rebound from Svea Sturm's shot in front of goal to put VCU up 3-1.
  • Maite Sturm capped the win off scoring on a penalty stroke in the 57th minute to make it 4-1.

WHAT'S NEXT
VCU travels to Lock Haven for a match at 3 p.m. on Oct. 11.