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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 4 Virginia field hockey team (17-4, 4-2 ACC) faces No. 3 Maryland (17-3, 7-1 Big Ten) in the 2019 NCAA Field Hockey Championship quarterfinals on Sunday, November 17, at 1 p.m. at Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.
Broadcast Information

  • The game will stream on Facebook Live
  • Live stats will be available through NCAA.com
  • Links for both are posted on VirginiaSports.com

Tickets and Parking Info

  • All seats at the Turf Field for the games will be general admission with tickets priced at $5. Students also must pay $5 for tickets to NCAA field hockey events. Children under two are free. If a child has celebrated their second birthday they must have a paid admission. Tickets will only be available for purchase on the day of game and sales will be cash only
  • Free parking is available at the Emmet/Ivy Garage
  • There will be a $5 parking fee at the John Paul Jones Arena lots and the McCue Center lot

NCAA Championship

  • Virginia is the No. 3 seed in the NCAA Championship field
  • The Cavaliers remained at No. 4 in the final NFHCA Coaches’ Poll, despite being the No. 3 seed in the tournament. Maryland is the No. 3-ranked team, but is not among the top-four seeds in the championship
  • Virginia is looking to make its fifth trip to the NCAA Semifinals after making back-to-back trip in 1997 and 1998 and again in 2009 and 2010
  • This is the Cavaliers’ 24th trip to the NCAA Championship and the 12th in head coach Michele Madison’s 14 years at Virginia
  • This is the 13th time in program history that the team has advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals. Their last trip to the quarterfinals came in 2016. They are looking to advance to the semifinals for the fifth time in program history. Their last trip to the semis came in 2010

Noting the Cavaliers

  • The Cavaliers have won nine of their last 10 games with their only loss in that span was falling in overtime to Boston College, 1-0, in the semifinals of the ACC Championship
  • Sunday’s game against No. 3 Maryland will be the Cavaliers’ ninth game this season against a team in the top-10 and sixth against a top-five team
  • Senior back Anzel Viljoen (Matamata, New Zealand) leads the team with 25 points on seven goals with 11 assists
  • Viljoen has scored a goal or had an assist in six of the Cavaliers’ last eight games
  • Head coach Michele Madison picked up her 200th win at the helm of the Cavaliers in Friday’s NCAA first round victory. She has a 200-100 record in her 14 years at Virginia

NCAA First Round

  • Virginia defeated No. 10 Delaware, 4-1, on Friday
  • The game was tied 1-1 with 11 minutes remaining in regulation before Virginia’s offense scored three fourth-quarter goals
  • Virginia’s seniors netted three of the team’s four goals, with striker Erin Shanahan (Pasadena, Md.) scoring the game’s first, back Viljoen scoring the game-winner and midfielder Colleen Norair (Fredericksburg, Va.) adding the fourth and final
  • Virginia held an 18-7 edge in shots and 7-2 in penalty corners
  • Virginia held a 10-2 edge in shots at halftime
  • Redshirt sophomore goalie Lauren Hausheer (West Windsor, N.J.) tallied four saves, with three of those coming in the fourth quarter. Sydney Rhodes made seven saves for Delaware

Scouting Maryland

  • Maryland leads the all-time series 42-21-2
  • The regular season meeting between the two teams was determined by penalty shots and had to go to extra shots to determine a winner (see recap on Page 6)
  • Virginia won 3-1 the last time the two teams played in Charlottesville (Oct. 21, 2018), upsetting the then-ranked No. 2 Terrapins. Greer Gill scored two goals to stake UVA to an early 2-0 lead

On the Horizon

  • The winner of Sunday’s quarterfinals will advance to the NCAA semifinals, being played on Friday, Nov. 22. The winner of Virginia and Maryland will face the winner of Princeton and UConn
  • The semifinals and finals (Nov. 24) will hosted by Wake Forest at Kentner Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C.