CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 5 Virginia field hockey team (7-2, 1-1 ACC) closes out a three-game week by playing at Longwood (4-3, 1-0 MAC) on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 12 p.m. Please note that the start time has been changed to noon from what it was previously listed on our schedule.
Broadcast Information

  • Live video will be available for fans with an ESPN+ subscription
  • Live stats will also be available for the match

Noting the Cavaliers

  • Virginia will look to rebound after Friday night’s 5-0 loss to top-ranked North Carolina
  • Friday’s game snapped a streak of three-straight shutout victories for the Cavaliers           


  • The Cavaliers remained at No. 5 in this week’s NFHCA rankings
  • The Cavaliers started the season ranked No. 11
  • Virginia has been ranked in the top-25 every single week since the 2012 preseason poll

Scouting Longwood

  • Longwood is coming off a 1-0 loss to Vermont on Friday night
  • Prior to the setback against the Catamounts, the Lancers had logged three-straight shutout victories over Central Michigan, Davidson and Merrimack
  •  Karly Harwood leads the team with four goals and eight points
  • Virginia holds an 18-2-1 advantage in the all-time series and has won the last 13 meetings
  • Longwood’s last win over UVA was in 1976. The two teams played twice that year, with the other meeting ending in a draw. The Lancers also won in 1975

On the Horizon

  • Virginia is back home again next weekend, hosting No. 17 Boston College on Friday (Oct. 4) and No. 22 Old Dominion on Sunday (Oct. 6)