This afternoon, the University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team fell 75-54 to Virginia Commonwealth University in their Atlantic 10 conference opener. This was the team’s third straight loss, and their record moved to 7-6 on the season. Senior Davida Dale and freshman Kassondra Brown led the team with 13 points. Dale also had nine assists and seven rebounds. Brown had nine rebounds and one blocked shot, and played a career high 32 minutes. The team is looking ahead to their matchup against Richmond, which is set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday night at the Ryan Center.