May 05, 2019
Final Score: No. 13 Duke 26, VCU 13
Location: Durham, N.C.
Records: VCU (7-11), Duke (11-8)
The Short Story: VCU jumped out to an early 4-1 lead but the No. 13 Blue Devils scored six unanswered goals to take the lead for good.
- Sky Hyatt scored five goals on six shot attempts along with four draw controls. She also had two caused turnovers.
- Savannah Slack scored three goals and two caused turnovers.
- Clare Murphy had two goals and one assist on just two shot attempts.
- Molly Barcikowski, Cammie Mann and Ali Zadeh eached scored once.
- Ria Peralta, Gillian Belfiore and Jodi Enfield combined for nine saves.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Savannah Slack scored back-to-back goals and Barcikowski added a third to give VCU a 3-0 lead four minutes into the contest.
- Duke and VCU traded goals and VCU led 4-1 wth 23:35 left before halftime.
- The Blue Devils scored six unanswered goals to take a 7-4 lead and led 16-8 at halftime.
- VCU scored three of the first four goals in the second half to cut the deficit to 17-11 with 23:46 remaining.
- Duke outscored VCU 9-2 to finish the game.