CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 7 Virginia field hockey team (10-5) plays its final regular-season home game on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 12 p.m. when it hosts Kent State (7-7) at Turf Field.

The game is the Cavaliers’ annual Senior Day contest with UVA’s fourth and fifth year student-athletes being recognized in a post-match ceremony.


  • The match will stream online on ACCNX through the ESPN app. It is available through participating TV providers that carry ACCN
  • Live stats be available
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  • Virginia fell one spot to No. 7 in this week’s NFHCA poll
  • There is only one team on Virginia’s schedule that has not been ranked this season: today’s opponent Kent State. James Madison and Temple were both unranked when Virginia faced them but both moved into the rankings with JMU coming it at No. 21 and Temple at No. 24. Miami (Ohio) was ranked No. 24 but has slipped out of the top 25
  • Virginia is No. 1 in strength of schedule this season
  • This is Virginia’s third game of the week after a 2-1 win at Liberty on Tuesday and a 3-1 loss at UNC on Friday
  • Virginia plays at No. 2 Maryland on Wednesday (Oct. 26), giving the Cavaliers four games in a nine-day span, including games against the No. 1 and No. 2 teams
  • Virginia scored both of its goals on Tuesday off penalty corners. Liberty had held opponents scoreless on corners all year (0-for-46) before Tuesday’s game
  • Virginia’s goal at UNC also came off a penalty corner
  • Senior Laura Janssen scored her team-leading ninth goal of the season at North Carolina
  • Jansen ranks third in the ACC in shots with 43 this year. She is fifth in goals per game at 0.60 and ninth in points per game at 1.27
  • Senior Annie McDonough is eighth in the ACC in assists per game at 0.40
  • McDonough was selected this week to participate in the 2022 Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Senior Game. Adele Iacobucci was named as an alternate
  • Thirty-eight players across All five NCAA Division I regions are represented on the list of 2022 honorees. The selected student-athletes were nominated by their NFHCA member coach and were chosen based on their career accomplishments. The selected seniors are given the opportunity to represent their institution while competing against their peers. This year, the Division I Senior Game will take place in conjunction with the NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship in Storrs, Conn.
  • Freshman goalkeeper Jet Trimborn is third in the ACC in goals-against average at 1.07 per game
  • Today’s game is Senior Day. There will be a post-game ceremony honoring Virginia’s five fourth-years: Laura Janssen, Adele Iacobucci, Cato Geusgens, Abbigail Starnes, and Danielle Husar, and the two grad students Annie McDonough and Lindsay Dickinson
  • Friday night’s game was Virginia’s final ACC game before the conference tournament. UVA has a bye next weekend while the other six teams will finish up next weekend. Virginia has a 3-3 record and will await the results of next weekend’s games to find out their seeding in the tournament which takes place Nov. 1-4 at Duke


  • Kent State is tied with Miami at the top of the MAC standings with a 5-1 record
  • The Golden Flashes are coming off a shoot-out victory on Friday night at Longwood
  • Patricia Strunk leads the team with 13 points on five goals and three assists
  • Goalkeeper Cecile van Eijck has a .717 save percentage, allowing 2.39 goals per game
  • This is the third-ever meeting between the two schools. Virginia has won the previous two matches


  • UVA closes out the regular season on Wednesday, Oct. 26 with a 4 p.m. game at No. 2 Maryland