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Field Hockey


Field Hockey improves to 2-0

The Cavaliers (2-0) opened up the year with a 3-2 win against Louisville, who was pegged to finish third in the Big East, and followed up that performance with a 4-2 victory against No. 6 Penn State Sunday


Cavs enjoy landmark 2012 season

Though every player on the Virginia field hockey team would tell you ending the season short of a national championship was a grand disappointment, this year will go down among the most remarkable in Cavalier history.


No. 6 U.Va. field hockey drops ACC semifinal

The No. 6 Virginia field hockey team lost in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament Friday to No. 7 Maryland, 5-1. The Cavaliers (15-5, 4-1 ACC) were stymied on offense throughout the game, firing off just six shots in the entire contest.


Squad targets first title

After its strongest regular-season showing since 1997, the No. 6 Virginia field hockey team begins its journey for coveted postseason accolades Friday with an ACC tournament semifinal clash against either No.


Virginia squad suffers OT defeat in big game

The No. 5 Virginia field hockey team fell to No. 2 North Carolina Saturday in a battle between the ACC’s top two teams. Virginia (13-3, 2-1 ACC) had not lost to a top-five opponent all year, and the Tar Heels (15-1, 4-0 ACC) needed all of regulation plus six minutes of overtime to achieve victory. North Carolina sophomore forward Loren Shealy scored the game’s first goal five minutes into the contest, but Virginia redshirt senior midfielder Michelle Vittese tied the game 15 minutes later after dribbling a penalty corner into the middle of the circle and launching a successful shot.