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Field hockey drops ACC Tournament opener to Duke

The No. 4 Virginia field hockey team was eliminated from the ACC Tournament Thursday morning, falling to Duke 2-1 in the first round. The fifth-seeded Cavaliers (15-5, 3-4 ACC) entered the game on two-weeks rest, and showed some rust in the opening portion of the game.


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Buckley stars as Field Hockey downs No. 8 Duke

The No. 6 Virginia (15-3, 3-2 ACC) field hockey team held on for a 4-3 victory against No. 8 Duke (11-4, 2-2 ACC) Friday night in the Cavaliers’ final home game of the regular season. Following the match, Virginia honored its eight-member senior class, including star senior forward Elly Buckley, who scored three goals in the game.


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Sports Weekend Preview

Football What: Virginia (2-3, 0-1 ACC) at Maryland (4-1, 0-1 ACC) Where: College Park, Md. When: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. The Skinny: Last week, Maryland entered the top 25 for the first time since ending the 2010 season ranked No.


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Freshmen phenoms fuel field hockey

Virginia (13-2, 1-2 ACC) has received unprecedented contributions from the freshman class. Three freshmen rank in the top four on the team in both goals and points, and five of them have contributed at least one goal or one assist this year, a feat matched only by the senior class.


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Field Hockey splits ranked road matches

The No. 4 Virginia field hockey team split a pair of games in New York this weekend, falling to No. 5 Syracuse before defeating No. 12 Albany. The Cavaliers allowed five goals in the two games, the most in any two-game stretch all season.


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No. 4 Cavaliers rout Radford

The No. 4 Virginia field hockey team defeated Radford 5-0 in Charlottesville last night for its third consecutive shutout victory. The Highlanders only took one shot in the game, compared the Cavaliers’ 31.


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No. 4 Cavs thrash JMU 6-1

The No. 4 Virginia field hockey team easily defeated James Madison in Wednesday’s midweek matchup in Charlottesville. The 6-1 victory marked the team’s second highest offense output this season thus far.


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No. 4 Virginia field hockey seeks faster start

For almost the entire game, the No. 4 Virginia hockey team held No. 1 North Carolina to just one goal. It was only with five minutes remaining that the Tar Heels were able to break the tie, ending the Cavaliers’ seven-game win streak and undefeated season.


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Field Hockey splits marquee matchups

The No. 4 Virginia hockey team split a pair of weekend matches against two highly ranked opponents, falling to No. 1 North Carolina 2-1 Friday before defeating No. 13 Northwestern by the same score Sunday.


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No. 5 Field Hockey survives thriller against Richmond

Tied 1-1 at the end of the second overtime period, the No. 5 Virginia field hockey team’s fate against Richmond seemed up in the air. The Cavaliers had, for the most part, outplayed the Spiders between the goals, but Richmond senior goalkeeper Anna Zarkoski had been nearly flawless thus far.


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No. 5 field hockey looks to remain undefeated

Though still early in the season, the No. 5 Virginia field hockey team is already shaping up to be an offensive juggernaut and national championship contender. The team will look to carry its recent momentum into a midweek home matchup Wednesday evening against Richmond.