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Squad sweeps homestand

Thirteen games into the season, the Virginia softball team is off to its best start since 1993. In its first home stand of the season this weekend, Virginia (11-2, 0-0 ACC) won all five of its games at the round-robin style Cavalier Invitational.


Four teams square off in Cavalier Classic

The Virginia softball team plays a rare series of home matches this weekend when it hosts the Cavalier Invitational, a tournament featuring Ohio, Colgate and Saint Joseph's. With an opening schedule consisting primarily of play on the road, the tournament marks the first and last time the Cavaliers (6-2, 0-0 ACC) will play in Charlottesville until March 24. The Cavaliers performed impressively in their first two tournaments, allowing fewer than two runs per game and scoring more than five on average. "It was a great way to open the season up," junior catcher Kristen Hawkins said after the East Carolina Pirate Classic, the squad's first tournament held in Greenville, NC. Virginia's pair of losses came last Friday at the East Carolina Pirate Clash - the squad's second tournament, also held in Greenville, NC - against two teams with high-caliber pitching.


Softball salvages weekend split

The Virginia softball team finished an even 2-2 this weekend at the East Carolina Pirate Clash. The Cavaliers (6-2) suffered a pair of losses in their two games Friday against Fordham and No.


Team enters Pirate Classic

The Virginia softball team looks to test its hot start against three tough pitchers at the East Carolina Pirate Classic this weekend. The Cavaliers (4-0) play Fordham (0-0) twice, so they will most likely meet the Rams' star senior pitcher Jen Mineau, a Second-Team Pre-Season All-American pick by