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Cavaliers earn comeback win against JMU, 12-10

No. 14 Virginia (4-5, 0-2 ACC), which has been on the receiving end of several second half runs this season, turned the tables and responded with a 7-0 run lasting throughout much of the second half to steal a 12-10 victory against the Dukes (4-4, 0-0 CAA).


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Princeton women’s lacrosse upsets No. 6 Virginia

Looking to put together its first win streak of the season, the No. 6 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (3-5, 0-2 ACC) dropped a tough game to Princeton (2-3, 0-1 Ivy), 15-13. After Princeton jumped out to a 2-0 lead, the Cavaliers responded with a 3-0 run over a 2:01 span.


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Women's Lacrosse tops Richmond 19-6

After suffering two disappointing losses to ranked opponents in No. 4 Northwestern and No. 6 Loyola Maryland, the No. 9 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (1-2) notched its first win of the season against Richmond (1-2) Wednesday night, dominating 18-9. Despite giving up 19 turnovers, most of which came early in the game, Virginia displayed an overall solid performance that pleased coach Julie Meyers.


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Women's lacrosse faces off against No. 9 Loyola

The No. 6 Virginia women’s lacrosse team welcomes No. 9 Loyola (Md.) to Charlottesville this weekend for its first home game of the season. The Cavaliers opened the season with a hard-fought defeat last Sunday against No. 4 Northwestern, who secured a 13-12 win after the Wildcats broke a 12-12 tie with 16.7 seconds remaining in the game. Despite the losing effort, the team found plenty of positives from their play on the field.


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No. 8 Cavaliers fall in thriller to No. 4 Northwestern

In their first game of the 2014 season, No. 8 Virginia women’s lacrosse team traveled to Atlanta, Ga. to face No. 4 Northwestern on a neutral field. The Cavaliers fell just short of avenging last season’s loss to the Wildcats, as Northwestern scored the go-ahead goal with 16.7 seconds remaining and held on for a thrilling 13-12 win.


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No. 19 Women's lacrosse faces Blue Devils

Thursday afternoon in Chapel Hill, Virginia (8-8, 1-4 ACC) will play Duke (11-4, 2-3 ACC) for a second time, this time in the ACC Tournament’s first round. The winner will face No. 1 Maryland, the tournament’s top seed, in Friday’s semifinal.


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Cavaliers aim to uphold rich history

The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame inducted five men as its inaugural class in 1957. In fact, in each of the Hall’s first 35 years of existence, only men joined the sport’s most cherished institution.


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No. 16 women's lacrosse tops Hokies in season finale

Before the opening draw control Wednesday evening against Virginia Tech, the Virginia women’s lacrosse team’s six seniors—attacker Caroline McTiernan, midfielders Annie Thomas and Erin Laschinger, defenders Megan Dunleavy and Lelan Bailey, and goalkeeper Kim Kolarik—stood with their parents on the grass of Klöckner Stadium.


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No. 11 Cavaliers vie for tournament bid

Though Virginia sits at No. 11 in the current IWLCA Coaches Poll, every one of the Cavaliers, from coach Julie Myers to the last player off the bench, understands that their regular season, a day-by-day process begun in the cold of February, now rides on its last two contests.


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Northwestern outlasts No. 11 women's lacrosse

In the opening minutes of the Cavaliers’ showdown against No. 4 Northwestern, the sense of anticipation only grew. By the end of Virginia’s 11-6 loss to the defending NCAA champion Wildcats, however, the excitement had given way to disappointment.