CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 6 Virginia field hockey team (1-0, 0-0 ACC) hosts No. 14 Liberty (2-0, 0-0 BIG EAST) on Tuesday, August 29 at 5 p.m at Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.

Admission is free for all regular-season home games at Turf Field.


  • The match will stream online on ACCNX through the ESPN app. It is available through participating TV providers that carry ACCN
  • Live stats will be available
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  • Tuesday’s game against No. 14 Liberty is Virginia’s second of three-straight contests against ranked opponents
  • The Cavaliers opened the season with a 2-1 win against No. 5 Penn State on Friday (Aug. 25)
  • Forwards Laura Janssen and Minnie Pollock accounted for the two UVA goals. Pollock set up Janssen’s score for the first and Janssen set up Pollock for the second
  • Pollock’s goal was the first of her career
  • Pollock was one of three freshmen to make their collegiate debuts against Penn State. Defender Mia Abello was in the starting lineup. Striker Emma Watchilla also played in the game
  • Junior Noa Boterman logged two defensive saves. She had one defensive save last season giving her three for her career
  • Junior Tyler Kennedy made her first start since September 16 of last season against Penn State, logging six saves


  • Liberty improved to 2-0 with an overtime win on Sunday against Indiana. Reagan Underwood converted a penalty stroke 38 seconds into the overtime period to secure the win for the Flames
  • The Flames are back-to-back BIG EAST Champions and ranked No. 14 in the preseason NFHCA poll
  • Virginia is 6-1 all-time against Liberty and has won the last two match-ups


  • The Cavaliers are on the road this weekend, playing at No. 11 Saint Joseph’s on Friday, Sept. 1 at 4 p.m. and at Temple on Sunday, Sept. 3 at noon