It was a familiar situation for the Virginia field hockey team, going 1-1 for the second weekend in a row to start the year.
Have you ever thought about how impressive Virginia athletics are? If you think about it, they’re something to be admired.
The Cavaliers (14-5, 3-3 ACC) mounted an improbable comeback in the closing minutes of the game to send the game to overtime, but Syracuse junior forward Emma Russell buried a shot six minutes into the period to send the Orange to the ACC Championship.
Virginia kicks off the ACC Field Hockey Championship Thursday at 11 a.m. against Duke, the nation’s No. 4 team.
The seventh-ranked Virginia field hockey team (13-4, 3-3 ACC) closed out regular season play with a win at in-state rival James Madison. Despite outshooting the Cavaliers 19-13, the No. 17 Dukes (12-5, 5-0 CAA) were unable to find the back of the net.
The No. 5 Virginia field hockey team fell 5-4 in overtime to No. 14 Boston College Sunday. The contest was the final regular season contest for the Cavaliers. The loss also dropped Virginia to fourth place in the ultra-competitive ACC.
The No. 5 Virginia field hockey team defeated another top-20 team this weekend when it edged No. 15 Delaware 3-2 in overtime.
The sixth-ranked Virginia field hockey team disposed of its third ranked opponent of the season and took care of business against unranked Miami, OH to improve to 5-0. The Cavaliers traveled to No. 11 Louisville Friday and came out victorious by a score of 4-3, then edged the RedHawks, 1-0, Sunday.