CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 6 Virginia field hockey team (4-2, 0-1 ACC) hosts No. 5 Maryland (6-2, 0-0 Big Ten) on Monday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. at Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.

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


  • The match will be televised on the ACC Network
  • Live stats will be available


  • The Maryland game is the second of four straight games against ranked opponents and UVA’s second game against a top-5 opponent
  • Virginia is coming off a 2-1 loss against Boston College in their ACC opener Friday night. Maryland is coming off a 3-2 loss to Princeton on Friday
  • Daniela Mendez-Trendler leads the Cavaliers with 12 points. She has contributed points in five of UVA’s seven games
  • This is the 70th meeting between UVA and Maryland. They have faced one another at least once every year since 1977, except 2014 & 2015 (the first two years Maryland was in the Big Ten) and the 2020-21 COVID season
  • 24 games have been decided in regulation by a one-goal differential. 14 other games have gone to overtime (with two ties)
  • Three of the last five meetings have been decided in overtime (with one going to a shootout). Four of the five (including the overtimes) were one-goal games
  • Maryland’s head coach Missy Mehrag ranks No. 1 among active coaches in wins. Michele Madison ranks third. Between the two, they have 1080 combined career victories and have coached 1,533 games


  • The Cavaliers travel to face No. 6 Syracuse on Friday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.