CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 6 Virginia field hockey team (9-3, 3-1 ACC) returns to ACC action by hosting No. 12 Wake Forest (10-3, 2-1 ACC) on Friday, Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. at Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.


  • The match will stream online on ACCNX through the ESPN app. It is available through participating TV providers that carry ACCN
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  • Virginia remained at No. 6 in this week’s NFHCA poll. Wake Forest moved up two spots to No. 12
  • Virginia brings a six-match win streak into the game, the second-longest active streak in the conference
  • Virginia is 7-0 at home this season
  • Freshman goalkeeper Jet Trimborn finally has enough minutes to qualify for the NCAA national rankings and is No. 3 in the nation in goals-against average at 0.78 per game. She has begun her career with a 6-0 record
  • Freshman midfielder Daniela Mendez-Trendler scored a goal in both games last weekend, giving her five goals in the last four games and six in the last six games. She is now tied for the team points lead with 17
  • Both Virginia and Wake Forest will have freshman keepers in the cage. Wake’s Ellie Todd was co-ACC Defensive Player of the Week with Trimborn last week and then repeated as this week’s ACC sole Defensive Player of the Week
  • Senior Laura Janssen had a similar hot-streak earlier in the season, scoring seven of her eight goals in the first eight games of the season
  • Janssen still leads the team in goals (8) and is tied with Mendez-Trendler in points (17)
  • Grad student Annie McDonough leads the team with five assists, ranking ninth in the ACC at 0.42 per game. Junior Meghen Hengerer has four assists, ranking 10th in the ACC at 0.36 per game


  • Wake Forest has held opponents to two goals are less in 12 matches this season and has won 10 of its last 11 matches
  • Freshman goalkeeper Ellie Todd picked up her third shutout of the season last week against Louisville. Todd also had a 3-0 shutout win against Duke
  • The 2-0 win against the Cardinals was the team’s first top-10 win since 2018
  • Meike Lanckohr is second in the ACC in assists per game at 0.67. Grace Delmotte is third at 0.62. The team is ranked seventh in the nation with 2.85 assists per game
  • Wake Forest leads the ACC in penalty corners per game, averaging 7.32
  • The Demon Deacons, who were 7-10 overall last year and 1-5 in conference play, were picked to finish last (in a tie with Duke) in the ACC Preseason Coaches Poll but currently are a half-game behind Virginia for second place in the ACC standings
  • Virginia leads the all-time series 27-20 and won last year’s meeting 3-1 in Winston-Salem


  • The Cavaliers have Sunday off, playing instead on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at No. 16 Liberty at 4 p.m.
  • Virginia travels to play at No. 1 North Carolina on Friday, Oct. 21
  • UVA closes out the home slate a week from Sunday (Oct. 23) by hosting Kent State for its Senior Day game