CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The Spiders fell to George Mason, 3-1, Sunday afternoon at the Virginia Nike Classic in Charlottesville.
The Patriots jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first half with goals in the 11th, 26th and 37th minutes. During that first frame, George Mason edged the Spiders with a shot count of 7-5.
The loss snapped Richmond's two-game win streak as it fell to 2-5 on the season. George Mason improved to 4-4. Richmond recorded nine shots, led by Crystal Koczot's three shots. Senior goalkeeper Andrea Young played the first half and had three saves. Freshman goalie Emily Kelly made her college debut in the second half and recorded two saves.
The Spiders resume action Friday night against Old Dominion in Norfolk. First kick is slated for 7 p.m.