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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia field hockey team (4-0, 0-0 ACC) has a top-10 showdown on Friday (Sept. 13) when it plays at No. 4 Maryland (3-1, 0-0 Big Ten) at 5 p.m. in College Park, Md.
Broadcast Information

  • Friday’s game will be streamed live on BTN+ (subscription required)
  • Live stats are also available
  • Links for both are posted on

Parking Information

  • For Friday’s game in College ParkLot 11b, the lot directly next to the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex, will open for fan parking at 4 p.m. Fans planning to arrive prior to 4:00 p.m. should use this link to find metered visitor parking. Fans should please read and follow all posted parking signs in the surrounding lots

Noting the Cavaliers

  • Head coach Michele Madison comes into the game with a 398-240-8 career record as a head coach. She is two wins away from becoming the ninth NCAA Division I coach to tally 400 career wins
  • Virginia is one of 11 undefeated teams remaining in NCAA I
  • Junior striker Makayla Gallen (Glen Mills, Pa.) is averaging 1.0 goals per game, which ranks 10th in the NCAA and fourth in the ACC
  • Gallen leads the Cavaliers with 8 points; junior midfielder Rachel Robinson (Mount Joy, Pa.) has the second-highest points tally with 5 (two goals and an assist). Robinson leads the team with 13 shots
  • Gallen has two multi-goal games
  • Freshman Laura Janssen (Nijmegen, Netherlands) scored her first collegiate goal in the win over Ohio State. She is the first of the Cavalier freshmen to score this season
  • Resdshirt sophomore goalie Lauren Hausheer (West Windsor, N.J.) comes into the week ranked seventh in the NCAA in goals-against average (0.75) and ninth in save percentage. Her .842 save percentage also leads the ACC. She is second in the conference in saves per game (4.0)
  • The Cavaliers have two wins over ranked teams, No. 9 Penn State and No. 14 Ohio State, both by a 2-1 score
  • This is Virginia’s third game against a Big Ten team in its first five games of the season
  • The Cavaliers closed out the weekend with a 2-1 victory over No. 14 Ohio State
  • The Cavaliers trailed 1-0 in the fourth quarter but two goals from freshman Laura Janssen, including the game-winner with 2:52 remaining in regulation
  • UVA took 31 shots in the game. The two teams combined for 21 corners
  • The Cavaliers also picked up a 4-1 win over UMass Lowell on Friday, with Makayla Gallen scoring UVA’s first two goals


  • The Cavaliers started the season ranked No. 11 in the NFHCA rankings, but moved up to No. 6 in this week’s poll
  • Maryland started the season ranked No. 2 in the preseason poll but fell to No. 4 after suffering a 1-0 loss to Duke
  • Virginia has been ranked in the top-25 every single week since the 2012 preseason poll

Noting Maryland

  • Maryland beat No. 13 Boston College, 3-1, and fell to No. 3 Duke, 1-0, this weekend in the Big Ten/ACC Cup at Northwestern. Madison Maguire led the Terps with a goal and an assist on the weekend. Freshman Emma DeBerdine and sophomore Linda Cobano scored their first career goals as Terps against the Eagles. Goalkeeper Noelle Frost made eight saves in two games
  • Maryland played at Towson in a midweek contest on Wednesday, winning 5-0. The Tigers were outshot 27-0 in the game. Five different Terps scored in the game
  • Maryland is ranked No. 4 in the Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I Coaches poll released Sept. 10. The Terrapins have been ranked in the top 5 in 183 of 215 polls, dating back to 1999
  • The Terrapins return eight of 11 starters from last year, including the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in Keus and the Big Ten Freshman of the Year in Bibi Donraadt. Keus also earned NFHCA First Team All-America honors
  • Maryland leads the all-time series 41-21-2
  • Virginia upset the then-ranked No. 2 Terps, 3-1, last year in Charlottesville. Greer Gill (Virginia Beach, Va.) scored two goals in the first 10 minutes of the game to stake UVA to an early 2-0 advantage 

On the Horizon

  • The Cavaliers return home to host Yale on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m.
  • Sunday’s game will stream live on ACCNX which streams live on the ESPN app and is available through participating TV providers that carry ACCN. Live stats will also be available
  • Sunday is Girl Scout Day with UVA Scout day patches for the first 300 Girl Scouts in attendance. Scouts are also invited to join the team on-field for the anthem