Score: VCU 3, George Mason 0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-17)
Location: Richmond, Va. (E.J. Wade Arena at the Siegel Center)
Records: VCU 11-7 (6-0 Atlantic 10), George Mason 6-10 (4-2)
The short story: Senior middle blocker Tori Baldwin blasted nine kills and VCU dominated from start to finish Friday on the way to its seventh straight win.
- Baldwin hit .467 and also provided three blocks for the Rams
- Sophomore outside hitter Paula Neciporuka added nine kills and four digs for VCU, while junior opposite Gina Tuzzolo supplied six kills and three blocks
- Additionally, junior middle blocker Jasmin Sneed provided four kills and five blocks the the VCU cause
- VCU hit .215 in the match as junior setters Tyler Sroufe and Dajah Ard combined for 26 assists
- Bailey Williams and Peyton Ehmke produce 10 kills apiece for George Mason
- VCU's defense stymied the Patriots all night. George Mason hit -.009 in the match and committed 31 hitting errors.
- The Rams outblocked George Mason 8.5 to 2.0
- VCU trailed just twice at any point in the match
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- VCU maintained its foothold on first place in the A-10 with Friday's win
- The Rams have 22 straight matches against A-10 opponents dating back to the 2016 season
- VCU has hit .210 or better in seven straight matches
- The Rams have lost just three sets (18-3) in conference play this season
VCU will take on George Washington at the Siegel Center on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. That match will feature an appearance by Olympic Gold Medalist Misty May-Treanor.