The Demon Deacons scored two in the first half and easily held that lead to the final whistle.
The Akron Zips came back in the last part of the 2nd half to level. Final score at the whistle was 1-1.
JMU was doomed by an Aileen Guthrie goal with only 14 seconds left in the game.
In order to qualify for the Atlantic 10 Tournament, VCU must win their final game of the season at George Mason, while relying on a draw...
VCU placed five of its 15 shots on frame, two of those shots ended up being goals.
It only took one goal for the visitors to beat the Rams. The Rams outshot the Colonials 13-8 but couldn't find the back of the net.
The Rams limited the Wildcats to just three total shots in the match.
Rams goalkeeper Brecht Haakma recorded a season-high eight saves in the match as Virginia outshot VCU 24-5.
The Rams fall 2-1 to the visitors from North Carolina.
A Samantha Jerabek goal in the 81st minute evened the scoring as VCU Women's Soccer battled William & Mary to a 1-1 draw Friday night.