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Nov. 28, 2001

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The Virginia women’s soccer team departs for California, as they get set to take on Santa Clara, this Saturday at 4 p.m. EST. Live scoring on the internet can be followed at

Cavalier players will be posting daily journal entries later this week, as they talk about their trip to California and preparations for this Saturday’s big matchup.

MEET THE COACH: Steve Swanson is in his second season as the head coach of the Virginia women’s soccer team. He took over the position from current United States National Team Head Coach April Heinrichs in the spring of 2000. In his second season, Swanson holds a 28-11-3 (.667) record at the helm of the Cavaliers. The team’s 17 wins this season are the second-most in school history. In addition to boasting the nation’s top recruiting class according to Soccer Buzz, three members of this year’s team earned All-ACC honors, and and two more were named to the All-Rookie team. Lori Lindsey captured ACC Player-of-the-Year honors for a second year in a row. Still adding to his second season in Charlottesville, he has guided the team to a 16-3-2 overall record, 5-2 in the ACC and 7-0 against Virginia teams, icluding the postseason. Proving the team’s credibility and strenght of schedule, 11 opponents on the 2001 slate advanced to the NCAA Tournament. The Cavaliers were 7-3-1 during the regular season against those opponents. Also highlighted on the 2001 campaign was a seven-game winning streak, as well as winning nine of their final 11 games of the regular season. The Cavaliers’ second-place finish in 2001 is the highest in school history. Swanson finished the 2000 campaign, his first in Charlottesville, with a 11-8-1 overall record and led the Cavaliers to their second consecutive appearance in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. before falling to eventual champion North Carolina, 2-1. Three Virginia players received postseason accolades, including midfielder Lori Lindsey, who was named Virginia’s first-ever Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year. Swanson came to Virginia after two highly successful stops at Stanford and Dartmouth. At Dartmouth, Swanson guided the Big Green in to national prominence. He did an equally impressive job at Stanford, helping to maintain the Cardinal’s standing as one of the premier teams in the country. Swanson left after four years at Stanford. During his four seasons with the Cardinal, Swanson guided his team to a record of 48-27-4, two Pac-10 championships and three NCAA Tournament appearances. His 1999 squad finished with an impressive 14-4-1 record, captured a Pac-10 title and advanced to the third round of the NCAA tournament. Three of Swanson’s players were named to the 1998 All-Pac-10 team and four earned Pac-10 All-Academic recognition. Swanson also coached the 1998 Pac-10 Co-Player of the Year.

LAST WEEK: The Cavaliers continued their postseason roll with a 4-0 victory over Cincinnati in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Lindsay Gusick had the second hat trick and second seven-point night of her career, while Lori Lindsey tacked on her 10th goal of the season. Anne Abernethy shut out her fourth opponent of the season with another stellar performance in net.

THIS WEEK: The Cavaliers travel to Santa Clara, Calif., to take on the NCAA Tournament’s second seed, the Santa Clara Bronchos.

CAVALIERS IN NCAA’S PAST: When they line up for Saturday’s game against Santa Clara, it marks the program’s first ever game played in December. Their most recent outing against Cincinnati was the latest the Cavaliers have ever played a game, passing a Nov. 22, 1997, NCAA Tournament game against William & Mary. All in all, UVa has advanced to the NCAA Tournament 14 times in its 16 years of Division I play. They have advanced to 13 of the last 14 tournaments, dating back to 1987. For a third consecutive year, the Cavaliers advance to the third round. They have made it past the first round in four of the last five tournaments. Below, a look at UVa’s history in the NCAA Tournament:

	Date	Opponent	Round	Result	Nov. 8, 1987	William & Mary	1st	L, 1-0	Nov. 12, 1988	Central Florida	1st	L, 2-0	Nov. 5, 1989	Massachusetts	1st	L, 2-1	Nov. 11, 1990	Connecticut	1st	L, 0-1	Nov. 17, 1991	Connecticut	1st	W, 2-0	Nov. 23, 1991	North Carolina	Quarterfinals	L, 5-1	Nov. 14, 1992	Duke	1st	L, 2-0	Nov. 9, 1994	George Mason	1st	L, 3-0	Nov. 18, 1995	Santa Clara	1st	L, 1-0	Nov. 16, 1996	Duke	1st	L, 1-0	Nov. 15, 1997	James Madison	2nd	W, 3-1	Nov. 22, 1997	William & Mary	3rd	L, 1-0	Nov. 15, 1998	Georgia	1st	T, 2-2*	Nov. 14, 1999	James Madison	2nd	W, 3-1	Nov. 20, 1999	Hartford	3rd	L, 3-2 (3 OT)	Nov. 11, 2000	UNC-Greensboro	2nd	W, 6-1	Nov. 18, 2000	North Carolina	3rd	L, 2-1	Nov. 16, 2001	Liberty	1st	W, 3-0	Nov. 18, 2001	William & Mary	2nd	W, 4-1	Nov. 24, 2001	Cincinnati	3rd	W, 4-1

IN THE ACC: The Cavaliers finished the 2001 season in second place in the ACC with a 5-2 conference record, closing the season with conference home wins over Florida State and Wake Forest.

	FINAL ACC STANDINGS	Team (Overall, Conference	For	Against	North Carolina (16-0, 7-0)	60	8	UVA (13-3-1, 5-2)	36	18	Florida State (13-6, 4-3)	47	33	Clemson (13-4, 4-3)	41	15	Wake Forest (9-7-1, 3-4)	34	17	Maryland (10-5-2, 3-4)	22	12	Duke (8-8, 2-5)	24	26	NC State (8-9, 0-7)	21	25			

IN THE POSTSEASON: The Cavaliers are 4-0-1 in the 2001 postseason, outscoring opponents by a combined score of 13-2, with three shutouts. No one has scored a first half goal against the Cavaliers in the five postseason games, and in the last six games dating back to Florida State, who scored two goals in the first half of a 3-2 Cavalier win on Oct. 28. Of the Cavaliers’ last six games, four have been shutouts.

FOOL ME ONCE, SHAME YOU…FOOL ME TWICE?: As if first-year Lindsay Gusick’s seven-point performance against Liberty on Sept. 26 wasn’t enough, she matched that with a seven-point performance in a 4-0 win over Cincinnati in the third round of the NCAA Tournament

ALSO NOTEWORTHY: Lindsay Gusick, leading the team with 37 points, is also fourth among ACC scorers. Her 14 goals are second in the conference. She’s also fourth in points per game (1.38) and second in goals per game (0.67). Lori Lindsey’s nine goals are good enough for fourth.

THE BUZZ IS: Lori Lindsey and Lindsay Gusick have been listed as finalists for SoccerBuzz’ Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. Virginia is one of four teams to have a player nominated under both categories, the others being North Carolina, Portland and quarerfinal oppnent Santa Clara. The winners will be announced after a vote by all Division I coaches, in December.

	Soccer Buzz Player of the Year Finalists:	Lori Lindsey (Sr, M), Virginia	Christie Welsh (Jr, F) Penn State	Abby Wambach (Sr, F) Florida	Jena Kluegel (Sr, M), North Carolina	Christine Latham (Jr. F), Nebraska	Lauren Orlandos (Jr, D), Portland	Laura Schott (Jr, F), California.	Danielle Borgman (Sr, D),	North Carolina, Aleisha Cramer (So, M) BYU	Mary-Frances Monroe (Sr, F), UCLA	Danielle Slaton (Sr, D), Santa Clara	Aly Wagner (Jr, M), Santa Clara.

Soccer Buzz Freshman of the Year Finalists: Lindsay Gusick, Virginia, F Candace Chapman, Notre Dame, D Sue Flamini, Tennessee, M Linsey Johnson, Texas A&M, F Megan Kakadelas, Southern California, M Carli Lloyd, Rutgers, M Casey McCluskey, Duke, F Anne Morrell, North Carolina, F Leslie Osborne, Santa Clara, F Megan Rivera, Auburn, G Christine Sinclair, Portland, F Kelly Wilson, Texas, F

JUST LOVELY, LORI: Being named 2000 ACC Player of the Year was impressive, but being named for a second consecutive year is unmatchable. Lori Lindsey was the first player in UVa history to earn Player of the Year honors, and is now only the second player in ACC history to earn the honor two years in a row. Mia Hamm (North Carolina), was the other.

WORDEN NAMED STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE MONTH: Junior defender Kelly Worden was named Virginia’s Student Athlete of the Month for October. The monthly honor showcases a student-athlete who, in addition to their performance on the field, has demonstrated excellence in the classroom. The Spring, Texas, native is an education major. Worden has played in all 22 games this season, starting in 21. Veteran leader of Virginia’s corps of defenders, Kelly has helped the team to 11 shutouts, allowing 10 or fewer shots in 17 of 22 games this season The Cavaliers are 15-1-1 in those 17 games. Worden was an All-ACC selection for a second year in a row this season.

GUSICK PILES ON THE HONORS: In addition to her earning second team All-ACC honors and being named to the ACC All-Rookie team, Lindsay Gusick picked up three more honors late last month. On Oct. 22, she was named ACC Player of the Week for a three-goal performance the week before, which included a two-goal outing at Richmond on Oct. 17 and a game-winner in overtime at Duke on Oct. 20. The following two days, she was named to Soccer America’s Team of the Week for the second time this season, and was also named to SoccerBuzz’ Elite Eight.

LINDSEY ADDED TO HERMANN AWARD LIST: On Oct. 16, senior Lori Lindsey was added to the finalist list for the Hermann Award, given annually to the nation’s top player. Named ACC Player of the Year for 2000 and 2001, she is second on the team with 21 points, matching her total from a year ago. She’s also tied for fifth in the conference with eight goals scored. Other accolades she has earned this season, include Soccer America’s “Team of the Week” on Sept. 4, and was also named to Soccer Buzz’ “Elite Eight” on Oct. 10. Lindsey has played in 80 career games at UVa.

GAWOREAT NEWS FOR GAWORECKI: Senior midfielder Laura Gaworecki was named ACC Player of the Week on Oct. 22, the first Cavalier to achieve the distinction this season. Last week, Gaworecki netted a game-winner against George Mason and added a two-goal outing, sparking a 4-1 win at James Madison.

THE FAB FIRST-YEARS: The Class of 2001 is one of the finest recruiting classes in the history of the program. SoccerBuzz ranked the class number one in the nation. At first, it appeared they would add depth, but after playing a key role in helping the team to its 17-3-2 record, it appears they’ve done more than add depth.

Lindsay Gusick – a serious contender for freshman of the year honors at national level. Was third on the team with 11 shots through the first five games. Since then, she has been on fire, starting in the last 17 games, tallying 70 of her team-high 80 shots, 17 goals and three assists, one of the finest seasons ever for a Virginia player, let alone a first-year player. Included in that span are a team-best seven game-winners against Liberty, William &Mary, Maryland, Duke along with hat tricks against Liberty and Cincinnati. She was also credited with the game-winner against William & Mary. She has scored a goal in 11 of the last 14 games, a span where the Cavaliers have gone 12-1-1. She added another two at Richmond on Oct. 17, followed by an overtime game-winner at Duke which put her in double-figures for the season. She added a pair of goals in a 2-0 win over Wake Forest, her third multi-goal outing of the season as well as her fifth game-winner. Gusick is the second player in Virginia history to score 17 goals in a season, the first since Angela Hucles did in 1997. For a first-year player, Gusick matches Hucles’ total of 17 goals scored in her first year of 1996. Gusick’s 37 points is the second-highest single-season total in school history.

								GOALS IN A SEASON		Player	Goals	1.	Angela Hucles, 1997	18	2.	Lindsay Gusick, 2001	17		Angela Hucles, 1996	17	4.	Angela Hucles, 1998	13		Janet Caswell, 1987	13	6.	Angela Hucles, 1999	11		Jill Maxwell, 1999	11		Amanda Cromwell, 1989	11		Gayle Smith, 1989	11		Janet Caswell, 1986	11		Janet Caswell, 1985	11

POINTS IN A SEASON Player Points 1. Angela Hucles, 1997 41 2. Lindsay Gusick, 2001 37 3. Andrea Rubio, 1990 36 4. Angela Hucles, 1998 34 Angela Hucles, 1996 34 6. Janet Caswell, 1987 33 7. Angela Hucles, 1999 29 8. Kim Smith, 1994 28 Gayle Smith, 1989 28

As a unit, it appears three freshman defenders have made the most impact as a group. This trio, under the leadership of crafty veteran Kelly Worden, of Gillian Hatch, Jamie Fabrizio and Katie Bunch on defense, is among the nation’s best. All three bring different tools to their respective positions. Hatch appears to be the rangy and instinctive defender, making it very tough for opponents to get by her. Fabrizio is very athletic and possesses a strong leg, knocking balls out of the zone most frequently. She picked up her first assist, assisting on Gusick’s game-winner against William & Mary in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Bunch also is athletic, and is perhaps the speediest and most aggressive of the three. She, along with Worden, leads all defenders with three assists, including two which have come in the postseason. In the 18 games the first-year trio has started together on defense, nine of those games have been shutouts, with the opponents having 10 shots or fewer in 16 of those games. The Cavaliers are 13-3-2 with Hatch, Fabrizio and Bunch in the same starting lineup.

Jessica Trainor added her first point, an assist, in a 3-2 overtime victory over Brigham Young. It is the first of many points to come, but Trainor has been on the field virtually every minute of the season (1544, third on the team), while starting in every game this season. Trainor was also credited on an assist on a game-winner over Florida State and also assisted. Keeping the ball in play and being athletic is where Trainor has made her biggest mark, which earned her a spot on the ACC All-Rookie team, as voted on by the league’s coaches. She picked up her third assist of the season in a 4-1 victory over William & Mary in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Taylor Wood saw her first action in the fourth game of the season, and since then, has made a nice transition to the collegiate level, playing in 19 total games this season and is quietly becoming one of the team’s top stars. She leads all first-year players with four assists. Wood got her first assist in a 7-0 victory over Liberty on Sept. 26, and assisted on Gusick’s game-winner against Maryland. Her role has been increased, and made her biggest play of the year, netting a game-winner with less than two minutes remaining against Florida State on Oct. 28, lifting the Cavaliers to a 3-2 victory. She has one goal and two assists in postseason play. Wood, despite not starting a game this season, is also fifth on the team with eight points this season (2 G, 4 A).

The only first-year not to participate this season is Erin Lycan, at goalkeeper. Second-years Jodi Clugston and Anne Abernethy have been stellar in the net this season, while Lycan has been given a great opportunity to learn from two of the best as she waits for her turn.

FIRST-YEARS COME UP BIG IN POSTSEASON: The heralded first-year class came through in the clutch, contibuting eight points through the first two games of this NCAA Tournament. Katie Bunch added her second assist of the season on Ashley Meeker’s game-winning goal against Liberty. Taylor Wood assisted on Alyssa Benitez’ goal, then added her second goal of the season in Sunday’s win. Jessica Trainor assisted on Sarah Lane’s goal against william & Mary, while Jamie Fabrizio assisted on Lindsay Gusick’s goal, earning her first career-assist.

MOVIN’ ON UP: Seniors Darci Borski and Lori Lindsey look to move up on the all-time lists. Borski, who will likely sit out this year after a stress fracture in her right foot during the preseason, has 52 career points, and needs seven points to crack the top 10. Lori Lindsey, with her 10 goals this season, a career-high, has now moved into sixth place on the career goal list. With 23 points this season, she has 73 for her career.

	CAREER GOAL SCORERS		Player	Goals	1.	Angela Hucles, 1996-99 	59	2.	Andrea Rubio, 1989-92	36	3.	A. Cromwell, 1988-91	35		Janet Caswell, 1984-87	35	5.	Gayle Smith, 1986-89	34	6.	Lori Lindsey, 1998-present	32	7.	Kim Smith, 1991-94	30	8.	Tracy DiMillio, 1988-91	29	9.	Liz Kelley, 1993-96	25		Kristen DiMillio, 1992-95	25

CAREER POINTSPlayer Years Points 1. Angela Hucles, 1996-99 138 2. Andrea Rubio, 1989-92 102 3. Gayle Smith , 1986-89 90 4. Janet Caswell, 1984-87 85 5. Amanda Cromwell, 1988-91 84 6. Kim Smith, 1991-94 75 Tracy DiMillio, 1988-91 75 8. Lori Lindsey, 1998-present 73 9. Liz Kelley, 1993-96 69 10. Kristen DiMillio, 1992-95 63 11. Dina Padula, 1994-96 59 12. Darci Borski, 1998-present 52

AMERICA SALUTES YOU: On September 4th, Lori Lindsey was named to Soccer America’s Team of the Week, following her two-goal performance in a 3-0 win in the opening game of the season over Mississippi. Three weeks later, Ashley Meeker was called upon, following her five point scoring barrage in a victory over N.C. State (2-0), which she scored both Cavalier goals and an assist which helped the Cavaliers to a tie with No. 10 Florida. On Oct. 10, Lindsay Gusick was selected to the team of the week for her goals against Brigham Young and a game-winner against William & Mary. Lindsey earned her second accolade of the season, as she was named to Soccer Buzz’ “Elite Eight” for her performance during the week of Oct. 1. Virginia’s four honorees for “Team of the Week” is more than any other ACC team. Gusick captured a double-honor during the week of Oct. 22, named ACC Player of the Week, then named to the Team of the Week for the second time this season. A day later, she too was named to SoccerBuzz’ Elite Eight.

	2001 Weekly Honors earned by Cavalier players	ACC Player of the Week	Laura Gaworecki (Oct. 15)		Lindsay Gusick (Oct. 22)	Soccer America Team of the Week	Lori Lindsey (Sept. 1)		Ashley Meeker (Sept. 26)		Lindsay Gusick (Oct. 10, Oct. 23)	SoccerBuzz Elite Eight	Lori Lindsey (Oct. 8)		Lindsay Gusick (Oct. 24)

OH CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN: The 2001 captains are seniors Laura Gaworecki, Lori Lindsey and Tammy Westinghouse. Lindsey enjoyed a true breakout year, leading the team in scoring. Other seniors include Darci Borski, Lindsey Grubbs, Megan Leo, Ashley Meeker, Ashley Mowery and Heather Terry. Meeker was a valuable asset to the team last year, starting and playing in 18 games last season after being forced to the defender spot after injuries. She’s come through well this season,playing in 21 games and scoring 12 points, including two goals through the first two games of the NCAA Tournament and an assist in the third round victory over Cincinnati. Leo has played in five games this season, including all three NCAA Tournament games, and has also provided leadership to this year’s team. Mowery will provide depth to the goalkeeping corps, and even chipped in with a scoreless half in a 7-0 win over Liberty earlier this season and also appeared in the second-round victory over William & Mary. Grubbs and Terry are coming off injuries. Gaworecki started all 20 games a year ago, adding one goal and four assists. She has started all 22 games to this point, and surpassed her point production from last year, tallying four goals and four assists this year, including a game-winner against George Mason. She also assisted on Taylor Wood’s game-winner against Florida State. Westinghouse is back after missing last season with a knee injury, and is one of the more versatile athletes on the team, and has three assists, getting all three in a 7-0 win over Liberty on Sept. 26, an individual single-game high for this season.

ASHIST MAKER: Senior Ashley Meeker, who filled in many roles last season as a junior, playing on both sides of the ball, has been able to focus solely on offense this season. She has a career-high in goals and points, with four and 12 respectively. Her 12 career-assists are the most of any active player, while she is the only Cavalier player to score in every NCAA Tournament game for 2001.

PROTECTING THE NAME: The Cavaliers swept their five Virginia opponents this season, outscoring them by a combined 16-1 in five games, including four shutout victories. They had repeat victories over Liberty and William & Mary in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, respectively. The only goal came from James Madison on Oct. 13.

	George Mason	8-8-3	James Madison	15-1-2	Liberty	2-0-0	Old Dominion	3-0-0	Radford	7-2-1	Randolph-Macon	2-0-0	Richmond	3-1-0	Roanoke	1-0-0	VCU	1-0-1	Virginia Tech	3-0-0	William & Mary	10-9-1	Totals	54-21-8 (.646)

SENSATIONAL SOPHOMORES: The Cavaliers have a solid class of five sophomores who got valuable experience as first-years and definitely played a role in last year’s success. With one year under their belt, thesophomore class looks to have an even bigger role on how far the 2001 team goes. Of offense, Sarah Lane and Erin Engelhardt both show a promising future for the Cavaliers. Lane, who scored three goals and one assist through two exhibition games, and was a member of the ACC All-Freshman team last season while playing in all 20 games and starting 17, has started 20 games this season and has four goals and three assists this year. She scored a goal in a 3-0 win over Liberty and the 4-1 win over William & Mary in the postseason. She had arguably the finest game of her young career last week at Richmond, netting the game-winner and assisting on another. In addition to that, Lane scored a goal in each of the first two NCAA Tournament games. She is tied for fourth on the team with 11 points. Opposite Lane on the Cavalier midfield is Erin Engelhardt, who played in all 22 games and started in 19 of them. This year, Engelhardt has started in nine games and holds the team lead in assists with six. She tied the game with a goal against Florida State on Oct. 20, fighting through a defender and a goalkeeper to do so. Engelhardt’s biggest goal came in the ACC first round game against Duke, where she scored the game-winner, four minutes into overtime. She also assisted on Sarah Lane’s goal against William & Mary, adding to her team-best six assists. Melissa Somadelis also started in 17 games a year ago, playing in 20 last season. Somadelis continues to be a valuable defender, and has played in all 22 games, starting in four, and contributing one goal and one assist thus far. Her offensive abilities are overshadowed by her abilities on defense. Somadelis has played the entire second half in the last six games, a 270-minutes span which the Cavaliers have allowed just two goals.

LIKE A ROCK: Jodi Clugston, another talented sophomore, in just her second season has become one of the top goaltenders in the country. She made her return to the net on Oct. 10, shutting out Maryland in her first start since September 1. She also shut out James Madison on Oct. 13, in her third start of the year, playing 70 minutes. In her first five starts of the season, opponents went scoreless for nearly 400 minutes before Duke finally scored one on Oct. 20. For her career, she has appeared in 27 games, starting in 23 of those. Of those 23 starts, nine of them have been shutouts, including the season opener against Mississippi. Her nine career shutouts already ranks fifth in school history. Currently with a 0.83 goals against average this season, Clugston also contributed to a shutout victory over William & Mary and a 3-2 overtime win over BYU. She capped the regular season with a shutout victory over Wake Forest. Clugston has proved to be dominant in four postseason games, with a 0.21 GAA, one shutout and 150 minutes against Florida State in the second round game, without giving up a goal.

	CAREER SHUTOUTS		Player	Shutouts	1.	Sandy Kwitnieski, 1989-92	17	2.	Becky Hornbacher, 1993-94	11		Andrea Rippe, 1987-90	11	4.	Shelly Shreve, 1985-88	10	5.	Jodi Clugston, 2000-present	9

THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT ANNE: Sophomore Anne Abernethy, playing in her first collegiate experience this season, filled in nicely for Clugston while she recovered from her injury. She picked up a win in her first start, over West Virginia, made six saves in a losing effort against Auburn, and in just her third collegiate game, shutout N.C. State in the Cavaliers’ ACC opener. She made a career-high four saves agains Florida, and has made 33 saves in ten games played games and has three shutouts already this season, with a goals against average of 1.15. Abernethy has also appeared in all three NCAA Tournament games this year, including a start in a 4-0 victory over Cincinnati, making two saves on the way to her fourth shutout of the year.

DOUBLE TROUBLE: For the season, UVa already has nine multiple-goal games by four different players. Lori Lindsey scored two goals in the first game of the season, a 3-0 win over Mississippi. Fellow senior Ashley Meeker, who had scored two goals in her previous three years, scored two unassisted goals in a 2-0 win at N.C. State. Lindsay Gusick broke onto the scene two games after Meeker, with a hat trick, sparking a 7-0 whitewashing of Liberty. Lindsey came out with another two-goal performance, including the game-winner in overtime, in a 3-2 victory over BYU. Laura Gaworecki, en route to her player of the week honors, scored two goals in a win over James Madison on Oct. 13. Continuing with the tradition, Gusick scored her second multi-goal game of the season at Richmond on Oct. 17 and her third in the regular season finale over Wake Forest. She added a hat trick against Cincinnati, giving her four for the season.

PUT ‘EM DOWN EARLY: While the 2001 Cavaliers have shown to be strong in first halves, second halves and overtime this season, on paper they appear to be more of a first-half team, outscoring the opposition 27-4 in the first half this season, and have not given up a first-half goal in the last five games. They’ve outscored opponents 3-0 in four overtime periods this season, with a 2-0-2 record.

RETURNING THE FAVOR: One of the more interesting statistics is Virginia’s two victories over Duke this season, both in very similar fashion. Both wins were 2-1, overtime victories. The first win came of Oct. 20 at Duke, the second on Nov. 8 in the first round of the ACC Tournament. In the first win, Erin Engelhardt assisted Lindsay Gusick on the game-winning goal 10 minutes into the overtime, while Gusick returned the favor in the latter game, assisting on Engelhardt’s game winner, four minutes in to the overtime in the victory on Nov. 8.

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