Four tournaments in, VCU recorded their highest finish of the season, placing second overall in the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic on Oct. 13-14 at the Berkeley Hills Country Club. Ultimately the final round of the tournament was cancelled due to heavy rain and a tornado watch resulting in only 36 holes being played.
Sometimes a player’s passion for the game can wane over time. For senior goalkeeper Emma Kruse, soccer was somewhat of an afterthought after playing high school soccer at Forrest Park in Woodbridge, Virginia. Kruse actually set her sights on basketball but decided against it because of the running involved.
Sometimes in sports, the most desperate teams are the most dangerous. A day before head coach Dave Giffard and his players boarded the team bus on Friday, Oct. 10 for a road game against a 1-9 University of Massachusetts team, he said he felt the matchup could produce some problems for his 4-7-1 soccer team currently vying for a postseason berth.