TEMPE, Ariz. – The No. 11 Virginia women’s soccer team completed its trip to the Southwest with a 1-1 draw at Arizona State in the final game of the Sun Devil Desert Classic. The draw brings the Cavaliers’ record to 3-1-1 on the season.
The Cavaliers took an early lead in the 10th minute of play. Lauren Alwine (Elizabethtown, Pa.) scored her third goal of the season on an assist by Meghan Lenczyk (McLean, Va.). The Sun Devils (3-1-1) answered in the 20th minute as Kiara Williams scored on an assist from Karin Volpe to tie the score at 1-1.
Virginia outshot Arizona State 16-8 in the contest, while both teams had five corner kicks. Chantel Jones (Midlothian, Va,) made two saves in net for the Cavaliers, while Briana Silvestri made six saves for the Sun Devils.
Sinead Farrelly (Havertown, Pa.) was named the offensive MVP of the tournament, while Caitlin Miskel (Boca Raton, Fla.) and Emily Carrollo (Sussex, N.J.) were also named to the all-tournament team.
The Cavaliers return home next weekend to host the Virginia Nike Soccer Classic. On Friday, Klöckner Stadium hosts a tripleheader of soccer. Seton Hall and Dartmouth meet in the first game of the tournament at 3 p.m. The Cavalier women’s team meets No. 9 West Virginia at 6 p.m. The nightcap is the Cavalier men’s team’s home opener as they host Duke at 8 p.m.
VIRGINIA 1, ARIZONA STATE 1
#11 Virginia (3-1-1) 1 0 0 0 1
Arizona State (3-1-1) 1 0 0 0 1
UVa. Lauren Alwine 3 (Meghan Lenczyk 2) 10’
ASU. Kiara Williams 2 (Karin Volpe 1) 20’
UVa: Jess Rostedt (22’), Katie Carr (75’)
ASU: Coach (70’)
Shots: UVa 16, ASU 8
Corners: UVa 5, ASU 5
Saves: UVa 2 (Jones 2), ASU 6 (Silvestri 6)
Fouls: UVa 18, ASU 11
Weather: 97 degrees, partly cloudy
Game Notes: Emily Carrollo made her first career start.