The Colonials committed six turnovers in the fourth quarter alone and were held scoreless in the final five minutes of play in the game.
The Colonials are one of the worst rebounding teams in the Atlantic 10 but are also the fourth-hardest defense to score against in the league.
Senior guard Mei-Lyn Bautista sank a career-high six three-point shots and helped the Colonials hold VCU to 1-for-14 shooting from beyond the arc.
The Rams have been holding conference opponents to 40.8 points per game and are yet to drop an A-10 match.
The Colonials head into Saturday’s matchup riding a three-game win streak, their longest of the season.
Four members of the men’s indoor track and field team are competing for the first time in nearly seven months.
The Colonials put together a 22-point third quarter to take the win over La Salle – their third consecutive during the last week.
GW heads into Wednesday’s contest on a two-game win streak in A-10 play, while La Salle is still searching for its first conference victory and fourth overall.
Four Colonials made their collegiate debut at the Lindsey Farris Invitational, where GW finished second overall.
The Colonials shot more efficiently from the field than the Rams, but could not keep up with Fordham’s three-point shooting game.