CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia field hockey team has announced the dates of its spring tournaments and scrimmages.
The Cavaliers open the spring at the 2020 Collegiate Big Apple International Indoor Championships, being held Feb. 29 and Mar. 1 in Spring City, Pa. The Cavaliers will play against Syracuse, Fairfield and Drexel on the opening day of pool play and then compete in three more games on championship Sunday. Rutgers, Maryland, Old Dominion and St. Joseph’s will also have teams playing in the tournament. Saturday’s games will be played in two 20-minute halves while Sunday’s contests will utilize the quarter format.
Virginia will play twice on the weekend of Mar. 21-22, hosting Louisville and Penn State on Saturday, March 21. Each of those contests will be comprised of two 15-minute halves. On Sunday, Turf Field will welcome back former Hoos for an alumnae exhibition match. The home scrimmage and alumni game are open to the public and will be played at Turf Field.
Virginia closes out the spring with tournaments at North Carolina on April 4 and James Madison on April 18.
2020 Virginia Field Hockey Spring Schedule
|Feb. 29-Mar. 1||Big Apple Indoor Championships||Spring City, Pa.|| Feb. 29
8 a.m. vs Syracuse (Court 3)
11:20 a.m. vs Fairfield (Court 1)
3:30 p.m. vs Drexel (Court 1)
|Mar. 21||LOUISVILLE/PENN STATE||TURF FIELD|| Game 1: 12:30 pm UVA vs UL
Game 2: 1:15 pm UVA vs PSU
Game 3: 2:00 pm PSU vs UL
Game 4: 3:00 pm UVA vs UL
Game 5: 3:45 pm UVA vs PSU
Game 6: 4:30 pm PSU vs UL
|Mar. 22||UVA ALUMNAE GAME||TURF FIELD||1 p.m.|
|Apr. 4||North Carolina Tournament||Chapel Hill, N.C.|| 11:30 a.m. UVA vs. UNC
12:45 p.m. UVA vs Liberty
2 p.m. Liberty vs UNC
|Apr. 18||JMU Tournament||Harrisonburg, Va.|| 1:45 p.m. UVA vs Towson
3:15 p.m. JMU vs UVA
4:45 p.m. UVA vs Georgetown