VCU FALLS TO SAINT JOSEPH'S, 17-13

Final Score: Saint Joseph's 17, VCU 13

Location: Philadelphia, Pa.

Records: VCU (4-6, 1-2 A-10), Saint Joseph's (7-4, 3-0 A-10)

The Short Story: After rallying from an early five-goal deficit, VCU took a 13-12 lead with 11:16 remaining. Saint Joseph's was able to retake the lead in the final 7:33 and hold on for the win.

QUICK FACTS

  • Keriann McTavish scored a game-high five goals on seven shot attempts.
  • Sky Hyatt scored three goals and had three assists in addition to two draw controls.
  • Molly Barcikowski had two goals and an assist along with a team-high five draw controls.
  • Ria Peralta made 17 saves in goal for the Rams.
  • Saint Joseph's led VCU 19-13 in draw controls and outshot VCU 46-28 overall. The Hawks had a 34-21 edge in shots on goal.
  • Saint Joseph's was led by Bridget Cerciello who tied McTavish with a game-high five goals. She also had a game-high eight draw controls.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Hawks got out to a 5-0 lead with 21:28 remaining in the first half.
  • VCU responded by scoring six of the next seven goals to tie the game at 6-6 with 10:58 remaining before halftime.
  • Early in the second half, Saint Joseph's led 12-10 with 16:28 remaining before VCU scored three unanswered goals to take its first lead at 13-12 with 11:16 remaining.
  • The Hawks scored the games' final five goals to retake the lead for good.

WHAT'S NEXT

VCU will face La Salle in Philadelphia, Pa. on March 31 for a noon draw.

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