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Photos & Game Summary: VCU Beat Dayton on a Rainy Sunday

The 1 o’clock game was pushed back to 4 PM to avoid the worst of the weather and it worked out fine for the Ram. The VCU Women’s Soccer team only need one goal to get the win.

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Photoshop was used in this photo to remove a structural support beam.


Official VCU Summary

Final Score: VCU: 1, Dayton: 0
Location: Richmond, Va. (Sports Backers Stadium)
Records: VCU 8-6-2 (2-5-1 A-10), Dayton 6-7-3(4-2-2, A-10)

THE SHORT STORY

VCU defeated Dayton in Atlantic 10 Conference play on a rainy Sunday afternoon after a second-half goal lifted the Rams to a 1-0 victory.

QUICK FACTS

  • VCU held Dayton to zero shots through the first 45 minutes of play.
  • In the 78th minute, VCU took a 1-0 lead when it scored off a corner kick.
  • The Rams outshot the flyers 14-8 on the afternoon, landing five on frame.
  • Sophomore keeper Brecht Haakma (Amsterdam, Netherlands) made three crucial saves to help lift VCU to the victory.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Right out of the gate, VCU launched an early attack that produced two corner kicks with a couple of good looks at goal.
  • In the sixth minute, senior Alyssa Tallent (Woodbridge, Va.) fired a rocket from 25-yards out that forced a spectacular save by the Flyers’ keeper.
  • After the halftime break, Haakma made a spectacular save of her own in the 49th minute to deny a Dayton free kick of tucking in the top left corner.
  • VCU continued to pepper the Dayton goal with shots as junior Samantha Jerabek (Chesterfield, Va.) landed a shot on frame that was saved in the 55th minute.
  • Some of the Rams’ best looks came in the 60th minute when it fired three-consecutive shots on target, but impressive goalkeeping by Dayton kept the Rams off the board.
  • The go-ahead goal finally came for the rams in the 78th minute. Jerabek took a corner that was placed beautifully just in front of goal. The ball was deflected in by a Dayton defender to give VCU the 1-0 lead.
  • Dayton pressured VCU in the final minutes, but Haakma made two impressive saves to preserve the shutout and VCU victory.

WHAT’S NEXT

The Rams will be back in action Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. as it heads to Davidson for its final regular season road match.

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Richard Hayes is the co-founder of RVAHub. When he isn't rounding up neighborhood news, he's likely watching soccer or chasing down the latest and greatest board game.

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Councilperson Jordan hosting last 2nd District meeting of 2022 tonight

Topics of the virtual meeting include a 2023 General Assembly preview, infrastructure and crime updates, and details on the city’s forthcoming short-term rental and accessory dwelling unit changes.

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From Councilperson Jordan’s office:

Our last Second District community meeting of the year is tonight! Join our office, neighbors, and guest presenters at 6pm via Zoom for:

  • 2023 General Assembly preview from Delegate Betsy Carr
  • Public Safety updates from the Richmond Police Department
  • Second District infrastructure updates from Department of Public Works staff
  • Updates on the short term rentals, accessory dwelling units, and parking minimums zoning changes process from Planning Department staff

You can join the Zoom meeting (no pre-registration required) via this link, and check out and share the Facebook event here.

Not able to make it tonight? Send any questions or comments you have to us ahead of time by email, and we’ll address them during the meeting. A full recording of the meeting will be posted to our YouTube channel.

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Police Seek Robbery/Carjacking Suspects

On Nov. 29, 2022 at 3:03 p.m. the Richmond Police Department and VCU Police Department were notified of a robbery and carjacking on VCU’s MCV Campus.

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From VCU Police

On Nov. 29, 2022 at 3:03 p.m. the Richmond Police Department and VCU Police Department were notified of a robbery and carjacking on VCU’s MCV Campus. Police responded to 515 N. 13th Street, VCU’s D Deck parking facility, for a reported robbery and carjacking.

The victim reported that he had parked his car and was walking towards an elevator when he heard two people yelling for help; when he stopped to check on the individuals, they physically assaulted him, took his car keys and other personal items. The two suspects drove away in a 2015 Lexus ES 350, VA Tag UHG-4188 (green in color). The victim has reported minor physical injuries.

Following the reported robbery and carjacking, VCU Police learned that before this incident, there was a car accident on I-95 near Exit 74C (Broad St. exit). Two suspects ran from the scene of the accident for an unknown reason; both suspects ran onto VCU’s MCV Campus where police believe they committed a robbery and carjacking.
Virginia State Police are handling the accident investigation. VCU Police are handling the carjacking and robbery investigation.

VCU Police detectives are releasing the following video and images of the suspects from VCU’s security camera system in an effort to identify and locate the suspects.
🎞 Video Link: https://youtu.be/TVgxtyvBm3s

⚠️ Do not approach the suspects, please call police immediately if you see them. Anyone with information on the identity or location of these suspects is asked to contact VCU Police. Anonymous tips will be accepted.

📲 For emergencies call (804) 828-1234. For non-emergency tips, call VCU Police: (804) 828-1196.
📲 VCU students, faculty, staff and Richmond residents can download the free LiveSafe mobile safety app on a smartphone to submit tips, screenshots, photos and videos directly to VCU Police; tips are monitored 24/7.
📲 Tips can also be submitted to Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or on the P3 Tips mobile app; for more information, visit https://www.rva.gov/police/crime-stoppers.

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Saison and Saison Market Closing

They’ve been around for almost 10 years.

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The announcement was made on Facebook

Hi y’all.

It’s Jay here. I’m not going to bury the lede too much. Our 10th anniversary is rapidly approaching and to commemorate it we’ve decided to close up shop. I could not be more proud of all that we’ve done and all that we’ve accomplished in this little room. We’ve been incredibly lucky and fortunate to have so many talented people be part of the history of our corner of Jackson Ward. At this time, it just feels right to be able to put a bow on this project and let it pass. There have been and will be more wonderful projects from those that have brought

Saison to us all. I have more things I want to create and know that this current team has more they want to do as well.

12/12 will be our last day at Saison and Saison Market. Book your seat soon for one more taste. It has been an incredible opportunity to feed and inspire.

Thank you all for the appreciation and trust you’ve shown us!
Cheers!
Jay

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