AMHERST, Mass. -- The 16th-ranked Spiders fell to host UMass, 5-0, in the 2012 Atlantic 10 Championship in Amherst.
Richmond had its 11-game win streak snapped and moved to 16-5 on the season. No. 18 UMass improved to 14-8.
The Minutewomen jumped out to a 2-0 lead at halftime, by way of Thando Zono's two early scores. UMass would add three more in the second frame.
First-team selection Anna Zarkoski had three saves in goal.
The 2012 NCAA Tournament teams will be announced Nov. 6 via NCAA.com. The NCAA Championship will take place in Norfolk.