2 Ria Peralta
2 Ria Peralta
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.
High School: Springbrook
Position: Goalie
gp 17
gs 17
min 875:44
ga 222
gaa 15.21
sv 135

2016-Season 

  • Started all 17 games as goalie 
  • 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 10 at St. Bonaventure W, 18-11
Apr 15 at Davidson L, 19-9
Apr 17 George Washington L, 20-12
Apr 22 Saint Joseph's L, 15-4
Apr 24 Massachusetts L, 18-3
Apr 30 at George Mason L, 16-5
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 17 9
Games started 17 9
Minutes 875:44 525:26
Goals against 222 130
Goals-against average 15.21 14.84
Saves 135 90
Save pct 37.8 40.9
Wins 3 1
Losses 14 8
Ties 0 0
Win pct 17.6 11.1
Date Opponent Score gs min ga sv sv%
Feb 14 Gardner-Webb W, 21-9 1 30:00 4 4 50.0
Feb 20 at UMBC L, 20-5 1 36:32 16 8 33.3
Feb 24 at Liberty L, 19-9 1 60:00 19 11 36.7
Mar 4 Winthrop L, 19-7 1 60:00 19 6 24.0
Mar 6 Campbell W, 21-13 1 43:46 8 4 33.3
Mar 11 at Detroit L, 12-10 1 30:00 8 2 20.0
Mar 13 at Central Mich. L, 6-5 1 60:00 6 5 45.5
Mar 26 at Old Dominion L, 19-2 1 30:00 12 5 29.4
Apr 1 at Richmond L, 16-9 1 60:00 16 14 46.7
Apr 3 La Salle L, 7-5 1 60:00 7 10 58.8
Apr 8 at Duquesne L, 12-10 1 60:00 12 13 52.0
Apr 10 at St. Bonaventure W, 18-11 1 56:53 10 5 33.3
Apr 15 at Davidson L, 19-9 1 60:00 19 5 20.8
Apr 17 George Washington L, 20-12 1 60:00 20 15 42.9
Apr 22 Saint Joseph's L, 15-4 1 60:00 15 6 28.6
Apr 24 Massachusetts L, 18-3 1 60:00 18 11 37.9
Apr 30 at George Mason L, 16-5 1 48:33 13 11 45.8
  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 17 17 875:44 222 15.21 135 37.8 3 14 0 17.6
Conference 9 9 525:26 130 14.84 90 40.9 1 8 0 11.1
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
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Home 7 7 373:46 91 14.61 56 38.1 2 5 0 28.6
Away 10 10 501:58 131 15.66 79 37.6 1 9 0 10.0
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
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Wins 3 3 130:39 22 10.10 13 37.1 3 0 0 100.0
Losses 14 14 745:05 200 16.11 122 37.9 0 14 0 0.0
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February 3 3 126:32 39 18.49 23 37.1 1 2 0 33.3
March 5 5 223:46 53 14.21 22 29.3 1 4 0 20.0
April 9 9 525:26 130 14.84 90 40.9 1 8 0 11.1