Nov. 3, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia field hockey goalkeeper Jenny Johnstone (Paisley, Scotland) and midfielder Kelsey LeBlanc (Haverford, Pa.) have been selected to compete in the Victory Sports Tours / NFHCA Division I Senior Game, as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
There will be 38 seniors from around the country participating place in the game, which will be held on Saturday, November 22nd at the University of Maryland at 3 p.m.
“Jenny and Kelsey are both having great careers here at UVa,” said Virginia head coach Michele Madison. “This is a great honor for them to be selected to play in this game during NCAA Championship weekend.”
Johnstone, a four-year starter in goal for the Cavaliers, was a 2012 All-ACC honoree. This season, Johnstone became the eighth player in Cavalier history to record at least 300 career saves, reaching the milestone in ta 2-1 upset victory at No. 1 North Carolina. Johnstone has 11 career shutouts, including a pair this season.
LeBlanc, who has played defensive midfielder this season for the Cavaliers, has scored seven goals with six assists in her four seasons at Virginia. LeBlanc tallied three defensive saves last season, ranking her among the top players in the ACC in that statistical category.
The Cavaliers are the top seed in this week’s ACC Field Hockey Tournament, facing either Louisville or Wake Forest in the tournament semifinals at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7 in Durham, N.C.