CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia forward Haley Hopkins was named the ACC Offensive Player of the Week it was announced by the league office on Tuesday (Aug. 30) with the release of the weekly award winners for women’s soccer.
Hopkins tallied four goals last week, including the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory at No. 11 Georgetown and also delivered a hat trick in the first 14 minutes of play in Virginia’s win 5-0 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday. The win at Georgetown was the first for the Hoos at Shaw Field as the home team had won each previous meeting in the series.
The hat trick was Hopkins’ first as a Cavalier and the first for a Virginia player since Diana Ordoñez delivered a hat trick against Rice in the NCAA Tournament (5/5/21). It was also her fourth multiple-goal game as a Virginia player.
Hopkins and the Cavaliers return to action on Thursday when Virginia hosts JMU in a 5 p.m. contest as part of a doubleheader with the men’s team at Klöckner Stadium.