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PHOTOS: Rams and Pirates Fight to a Draw

Neither VCU nor ECU could find the back of the net on Sunday afternoon.



Official VCU Game Summary

Score: VCU 0, ECU 0
Location: Richmond, Va. (Sports Backers Stadium)
Records: VCU 1-1-4 , ECU 3-2-1

The short story: VCU controlled the offensive third with 18 total shots compared to ECU’s 10 but the Rams were unable to break the deadlock and the match ended in a 0-0 draw.


  • VCU had four shots on goal compared to ECU’s three
  • The Rams had seven corner kicks to ECU’s three
  • Senior goalkeeper Whitney Horton recorded two saves and posted her second shutout of the week and third overall this season
  • East Carolina’s goalkeeper Maeve English recorded four saves
  • The Pirates committed 13 fouls including two yellow cards


  • The Rams threatened early in the match with back-to-back shots by freshman midfielder Kendyl Sarver and junior forward Milica Bulatovic but they were both blocked
  • East Carolina’s Carolina Gutirrez put a shot towards the net at the 43rd minute but VCU had multiple defenders in the box as the shot was deflected
  • Redshirt-junior midfielder Anna Bagley had VCU’s best chance of the day when she put a shot on net that forced a tough save by the keeper in the 76th minute

VCU completes their five-game home stretch when Pitt comes to Sports Backers Stadium on Thursday, September, 8th at 7 p.m. Fans can follow along on ESPN+.

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