Sophomore midfielder Natalie Silberman netted the game-winner in the ninth minute of overtime action.
The Colonials became the first team to find the back of the net against VCU in A-10 play this season with their second-half goal.
Ten different Colonials found the back of the net for GW in the team’s 21–5 victory over Austin College.
The Colonials will race against three other A-10 schools at the meet this year, giving them a glimpse at conference competition before the championship meet.
Thor Arne Höfs now owns the career shutout record with 21 clean sheets recorded since he began at GW in 2015.
In the past five games, volleyball has averaged a .112 attack percentage compared to .146 percent on the season.
The Colonials netted the most goals in a conference game since 2011 in their win against St. Bonaventure.
The loss to West Virginia drops the Colonials’ record below .500 for the first time since mid-September.
The Colonials limited Richmond to six shots total in their 4–1 win Sunday afternoon at Mount Vernon field.
Senior Anna Tapen is a first-year starting goalkeeper for the Colonials and has posted numbers that rival her predecessor.