CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 8 Virginia field hockey team (2-1, 0-0 ACC) faces its second Colonial Athletic Association team of the weekend when it hosts Towson (0-2, 0-0 CAA) on Sunday at 12 p.m. at Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.

BROADCAST INFORMATION

  • The game will be broadcast on the ACC Network as well as streaming online on ACCNX through the ESPN app and is available through participating TV providers that carry ACCN
  • Live stats be available for the game
  • Links for both are posted on VirginiaSports.com

NOTING THE CAVALIERS

  • Virginia is coming off a 5-0 victory on Friday night at William & Mary
  • UVA led 1-0 at halftime, but added four goals after the break
  • The Cavaliers had four shots in the first half and 15 in the second
  • Peyton Tollaksen and Annie McDonough both scored twice in the second half
  • With yesterday’s two-goal performances, Tollaksen and McDonough are now leading the team in points (6)
  • Amber Ezechiels has had an assist in all three games this season. She has five points
  • Taryn Tkachuk made her collegiate debut in the William & Mary game, coming in to take a penalty stroke, the sixth freshman to appear in a game for UVA this season
  • Danielle Husar made her season debut at William & Mary after missing the first two games of the season while playing for Team Canada in the Junior Pan American Championships in Santiago, Chile. The Canadian squad won the gold medal at the event and will play at the Junior World Championships in South Africa in December
  • Towson is the third-straight CAA team that Cavaliers will play after topping Delaware last Sunday, 3-1, and William & Mary on Friday

NOTING TOWSON

  • Towson lost its season-opener 3-1 against Appalachian State, and fell on Friday at Longwood 2-0
  • The Tigers were 2-6 in the spring of 2021, but that included a 3-2 loss against Syracuse and a pair of 1-0 defeats to close out the year
  • Lena Vandam was named to the Preseason All-CAA team. She is the reigning CAA Defensive Player of the Year with a league-best 61 saves on 140 shots faced while also leading the league with 7.62 saves per game and a .782 save percentage
  • Virginia leads the all-time series 13-0

ON THE HORIZON

  • Virginia plays a lone game next weekend, hosting Miami of Ohio on Friday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.
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