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Squad embarks on trying travels

[caption id="attachment_44706" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sophomore defensive back Chloe Pendlebury, who led the ACC with four defensive saves in 2010, wishes to see a greater level of team-wide focus.


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Squad slaughters VCU before loss to Lions

The Virginia field hockey team opened its season at home with a bittersweet opening weekend. Friday evening, the Cavaliers defeated Virginia Commonwealth, 8-1, before falling to Penn State Sunday in a disappointing 3-0 loss. "They know how they can play when we run the system, and what happens if you don't run the system," coach Michele Madison said. The No.


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Young squad faces first test

[caption id="attachment_44451" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Senior midfielder Rachel Jennings hopes to build on a successful 2010 season in which she contributed one goal and two assists in a defensive role.


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Heels edge Cavs in semis

[caption id="attachment_38663" align="alignleft" width="266" caption="Junior midfielder Paige Selenski scored three goals Saturday, becoming the ninth player ever to do so in the tournament semifinals or finals.


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Heels pose semifinal test

[caption id="attachment_38607" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Freshman forward Elly Buckley played a big role in the Cavaliers' opening round games, scoring two goals against both Princeton and Michigan State.


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Cavaliers secure Final Four berth

Just a year ago, the immediate celebration that followed Virginia's 3-2 overtime home victory against Michigan State - a victory that clinched the emerging program's first Final Four trip in 11 seasons - lasted more than a half-hour. After a 4-2 victory against No.


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Spartans await in first round

[caption id="attachment_38207" align="alignleft" width="235" caption="Virginia coach Michele Madison prepares to face Michigan State, the team she coached between 1993-2005.


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Cavs face rematch in ACC tourney

[caption id="attachment_37892" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Junior midfielder Paige Selenski finished regular season play leading the Cavaliers in points, shots and goals scored.


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Duke poses final test for Cavs

[caption id="attachment_37682" align="alignleft" width="273" caption="Junior midfielder Rachel Jennings will face her sister Tara Saturday for the fourth time in her career Saturday.


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Seniors wrap up home schedule

[caption id="attachment_37363" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Senior goalkeeper Kim Kastuk ranks first in the ACC in save percentage and second in both goals against average and saves per game.


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Cavs prep for in-state foe

[caption id="attachment_37052" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Freshman midfielder Katie Robinson scored her first career goal in Saturday's loss against No.


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Cavs face top-ranked Heels

[caption id="attachment_37005" align="alignleft" width="198" caption="Sophomore midfielder Tara Puffenberger has scored in two straight games for the Cavaliers, tallying seven goals on the season.


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Cavs ready for Princeton

The No. 4 Virginia field hockey team (10-1, 1-1 ACC) welcomes No. 3 Princeton to Turf Field tonight, pitting two of the nation's top teams against each other. The matchup against the Tigers (8-1, 3-0 Ivy) brings a sense of competitiveness that may not be present with other matches.


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Virginia to shore up short corners

[caption id="attachment_36738" align="alignleft" width="235" caption="Freshman forward Elly Buckley currently leads the team with six assists on the season and is second on the team in points, having scored 20 in her 10 games for Virginia.


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Unbeaten Cavs host No. 1 Terps

[caption id="attachment_36513" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Junior midfielder and All-American Michelle Vittese ranks fourth on the team in goals with four.