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Dec. 7, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia field hockey midfielders junior Lucy Hyams (Whitstable, England) and sophomore Tara Vittese (Cherry Hill, N.J.) were named to the 2015 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-American First Team, as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.

Vittese, an All-ACC First-Team honoree and the 2015 Longstreth/NFHCA South Region Player of the Year, led the Cavaliers with 39 points, including a team-high 15 goals with nine assists. This is the second first-team All-American honor for Vittese.

Hyams, also an All-ACC First-Team honoree, logged a team-high 10 assists this season while also contributing 10 goals. This is Hyams’ first All-American honor.

These are the 18th and 19th times in program history and the fourth-consecutive year that a Cavalier earned First-Team All-American honors.

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