VCU track and field athletes Brandon Ruffin and Kiara Porter received the men’s and women’s Atlantic 10 performer of the week awards, respectively.
The Rams erased a 12-point deficit late in the second half, but ultimately fell short 62-64 to conference-leading No. 12 Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Mo. on Saturday, Feb. 15.
Five days after suffering a crushing 6-1 defeat at the hands of in-state rival University of Richmond in the Atlantic 10 opener, the VCU field hockey team bounced back to beat Saint Louis on Oct. 18 by a score of 5-2, earning its first conference victory of the season and evening its record at 7-7 on the year.