CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 9 Virginia field hockey team (3-3, 0-1 ACC) returns home to host No. 13 Saint Joseph’s (4-2, 1-0 A-10) on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. at Turf Field.


  • The game will be televised on the ACC Network
  • Live stats be available
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  • The Cavaliers remained at No. 9 in this week’s NFHCA Coaches Poll. The team entered the season at No. 12 in the poll
  • Virginia is coming off a 3-2 loss at No. 1 Northwestern last Sunday and a 2-1 setback in the ACC opener on Friday night at Boston College
  • Noa Boterman scored UVA’s goal at Boston College. She has three goals this season including the game-tying goal in the final minutes of the JMU game that forced overtime
  • Senior Laura Janssen has five goals in six games to lead the Cavaliers in scoring
  • Janssen has already matched her offensive output of last season when she scored five goals in the season. Her best offensive season was her sophomore year (2020-21) when she scored nine goals in 18 games
  • Janssen has 26 career goals and 55 career points
  • Janssen is tied for sixth in the ACC at 0.83 goals per game
  • Sophomore goalkeeper Tyler Kennedy matched her career high with eight saves at Northwestern. It was the third time in her career she logged eight saves in a game including in the season-opener at Penn State
  • Freshman goalkeeper Jet Trimborn made her collegiate debut in the second half of the Boston College game. Trimborn played 24 minutes. She did not face a shot
  • With Trimborn’s debut, seven of UVA’s eight freshmen have appeared in games this season
  • Virginia’s three losses this season have been by a single goal. Last season, all nine of UVA’s losses were by one goal including a 1-0 loss in overtime to Boston College in the regular season
  • In the spring of 2021 (the second half of the split COVID season), UVA went 3-4, with the final three of those losses coming by one goal, including two overtime losses. UVA’s last 15 losses have all been by one goal
  • This is the 50th season of Virginia field hockey. Field hockey was one of three women’s sports to begin at UVA in 1973-74 along with basketball and tennis


  • Saint Joseph’s is ranked No. 13 in this week’s NFHCA Poll, slipping one spot from No. 12 last week
  • The Hawks were voted first in the preseason Atlantic 10 poll and have won four of the last five A10 titles
  • Saint Joseph’s is coming off a 2-0 win in their Atlantic 10 opener on Friday at VCU
  • The Hawks topped Boston College last week, 3-1
  • Lily Santi leads the team with five goals and three assists for 13 points
  • Virginia is 4-1 all-time against Saint Joseph’s and has won the last three meetings
  • The last meeting between the two teams was in 2012 with UVA picking up a 6-3 win at Turf Field


  • The Cavaliers return to ACC action next weekend, hosting No. 10 Syracuse on Friday, Sept. 23 at 4 p.m.