2014 Virginia Cavaliers Women’s Soccer Timeline
Relive All of the Excitement of the Run to the College Cup

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  • Emily Sonnett

    Four Cavaliers Named to TopDrawerSoccer.com Preseason Best XI Teams

    August 5, 2014
    Four members of the Virginia women’s soccer team were among the 33 players named to Preseason Best XI squads by TopDrawerSoccer.com Tuesday. Senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) and junior forward Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) were named to the first team, senior midfielder Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) was named to the second team and junior defender Emily Sonnett (Marietta, Ga.) was named to the third team.

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  • Kaili Torres

    Virginia Downs Michigan State 2-1 in Preseason Opener

    August 15, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team opened its 2014 season Friday with a 2-1 victory over Michigan State in an exhibition contest at Myles Kimmerly Park. The preseason game, played in three 30-minute periods, concluded the Cavaliers’ week-long training camp in northern Michigan.

    Junior Kaili Torres (Fleming Island, Fla.) led the Cavaliers with a goal and assist, while junior Emily Sonnett (Marietta, Ga.) recorded the game-winner.

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  • Alexis Shaffer

    Virginia Blanks VCU 5-0 in Preseason Finale

    August 18, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team concluded its preseason schedule Monday with a 5-0 exhibition victory over VCU at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers had five different goal scorers on the evening, including three making their first home appearance for Virginia.

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  • Alexis Shaffer

    Virginia Opens Season with 3-0 Win Over Marshall

    August 22, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team opened the 2014 season Friday night with a 3-0 victory over Marshall in front of 1,757 fans at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The victory extended the Cavaliers’ school-record home winning streak to 19 games.

    Juniors Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) and Kaili Torres (Fleming Island, Fla.), and sophomore Alexis Shaffer (Cary, N.C.) scored for Virginia, while senior Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, S.C.) notched two assists.

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  • Veronica Latsko

    Virginia Downs Villanova 5-0 to Conclude Homestand

    August 31, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team capped a undefeated season-opening homestand Sunday with a 5-0 victory over Villanova at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (3-0) posted their third consecutive shutout victory to open the season, while the Wildcats fell to 1-2 with the loss.

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  • Morgan Brian

    No. 3 Virginia Downs Alabama 3-0 in Road Opener

    September 5, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team opened its road schedule Friday with a 3-0 victory over Alabama in front of 1,308 fans at the Alabama Soccer Stadium. The Cavaliers (4-0-0) remained unbeaten on the season with the victory, while the Crimson Tide fell to 2-2-1.

    Sophomore Alexis Shaffer (Cary, N.C.), junior Emily Sonnett (Marietta, Ga.) and senior Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) scored for the Cavaliers, who posted their fourth consecutive shutout defensively.

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  • Morgan Brian and Brittany Ratcliffe

    No. 3 Virginia Downs Samford 3-1 to Remain Unbeaten

    September 7, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team concluded a two-game trip to Alabama with a 3-1 win at Samford Sunday. The Cavaliers (5-0-0) remained unbeaten on the season with the win, while the Bulldogs (3-3-0) saw their three-game win streak snapped.

    Senior Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) had a goal and an assist to lead Virginia offensively. Junior Brittany Ratcliffe (Williamstown, N.J.) and first-year Veronica Latsko (Venetia, Pa.) also scored for the Cavaliers, who have scored at least three goals in every game this season.

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  • Kristen McNabb

    Second-Ranked Cavaliers Rally for 2-1 Win Over Tennessee

    September 12, 2014
    The second-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team remained unbeaten with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Tennessee Friday night in front of a season-high 2,490 fans at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (6-0-0) ran its home winning streak to 22 games, while the Volunteers (3-3) had a two-game win streak snapped.

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  • Danielle Colaprico

    No. 2 Cavaliers Top Hofstra 3-1 to Win Virginia Nike Soccer Classic

    September 14, 2014
    The second-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team captured the 2014 Virginia Nike Soccer Classic title with a 3-1 victory over Hofstra Sunday at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (7-0-0) remain undefeated on the season, while the Pride (4-3-0) had a two-game win streak snapped.

    Senior midfielder Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) had a goal and an assist in the victory as she earned tournament MVP honors. Sophomore Meghan Cox (Springfield, Va.) and junior Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) also scored for the Cavaliers, who won their home tournament for the 17th time in 27 years.

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  • Morgan Reuther

    Second-Ranked Virginia Blanks Old Dominion 5-0 For Eighth Win

    September 17, 2014
    The second-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team completed its non-conference schedule Wednesday with a 5-0 victory over Old Dominion at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (8-0-0) went unbeaten/untied through the non-conference for the second consecutive year with the victory, the fourth time in program history, while the Monarchs fell to 1-4-2 this season.

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  • Olivia Hazelrigg

    No. 2 Cavaliers Win ACC Opener 3-1 Over Miami

    September 20, 2014
    The second-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team opened ACC play with a 3-1 victory over Miami Saturday night in front of 2,231 fans at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (9-0, 1-0 ACC) won their conference opener for the 11th time in the past 12 years, while the Hurricanes fell to 2-7 (0-1 ACC) on the season.

    Junior forward Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) had a goal and an assist to lead Virginia. Sophomore Kristen McNabb (Montville, N.J.) and first-year Olivia Hazelrigg (Rolling Hills, Calif.) also scored for the Cavaliers, who ran their ACC regular season win streak to 16 matches.

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  • Olivia Hazelrigg

    Second-Ranked Cavaliers Down Wake Forest 5-0

    September 25, 2014
    The second-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team remained unbeaten on the season with a 5-0 victory over Wake Forest Thursday night at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (10-0, 2-0 ACC) extended their ACC regular season win streak to 17 games, while the Demon Deacons (3-5-1, 1-1 ACC) allowed five goals in a game for the first time since 2009.

    Senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) led Virginia with two goals and an assist. Sophomores Meghan Cox (Springfield, Va.) and Morgan Reuther (Chantilly, Va.) and junior Emily Sonnett (Marietta, Ga.) also scored for the Cavaliers.

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  • Alexis Shaffer

    No. 2 Virginia Edged at No. 5 Florida State 1-0

    September 28, 2014
    The second-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season, falling to No. 5 Florida State 1-0 Sunday at the Seminole Soccer Complex. The Cavaliers, who entered the game as the nation’s only undefeated/untied team, fell to 10-1 overall (2-1 ACC), while the Seminoles improved to 10-1 overall (3-0 ACC).

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  • Brittany Ratcliffe

    Ratcliffe’s Last-Minute Goal Lifts No. 4 Cavaliers Over Notre Dame 2-1

    October 5, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team recorded its first ranked win of the season, downing No. 10 Notre Dame 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Alumni Stadium. Junior Brittany Ratcliffe (Williamstown, N.J.) scored the game winner with 20 seconds remaining as the Cavaliers improved to 11-1 overall and 3-1 in the ACC. The Fighting Irish fell to 7-4-1 overall and 2-2 in the conference with the loss.

    Senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) also scored for the Cavaliers, while junior Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) added an assist.

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  • Morgan Brian

    Morgan Brian Named to USWNT Roster for CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying

    October 6, 2014
    Virginia senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) was named to the United States Women’s National Team for this month’s CONCACAF Women’s Championship, which will serve as qualifying for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Brian was the only collegiate player named to the 20-player roster.

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  • Morgan Reuther

    No. 4 Virginia Wins 6-3 Thriller Over Boston College

    October 9, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team extended its home win streak to 27 matches with a 6-3 victory over Boston College Thursday night in front of 1,745 fans at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (12-1, 4-1 ACC) scored a season-high six goals, while the Eagles (8-6, 1-4 ACC) suffered their third consecutive defeat.

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  • Kaili Torres

    Fourth-Ranked Cavaliers Blank NC State 6-0

    October 12, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team posted six goals for the second consecutive game, downing NC State 6-0 Sunday in front of 1,741 fans at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (13-1, 5-1 ACC) ran their school-record home win streak to 28 games, while the Wolfpack (2-10-2, 0-6) remained winless in the conference.

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  • Emily Sonnett

    No. 3 Cavaliers Post 2-1 Win at Louisville

    October 19, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team was victorious in its first-ever trip to Louisville, downing the Cardinals 2-1 Sunday at Lynn Stadium. The Cavaliers rallied from down an early goal to improve to 14-1 (6-1 ACC), while the Cardinals (6-7-2) fall to 2-3-2 in their inaugural ACC season.

    Junior Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) and sophomore Tina Iordanou (Upper Brookville, N.Y.) each scored for the Cavaliers, while sophomore Morgan Reuther assisted on both goals.

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  • Morgan Brian

    Morgan Brian Scores in World Cup Qualifying Debut

    October 20, 2014
    Virginia senior Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) made her CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying debut Monday night and scored her third international goal as the United States defeated Haiti 6-0 at RFK Stadium. Brian’s tally in the 82nd minute was the final goal of the evening for the Americans.

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  • Tina Iordanou

    Third-Ranked Virginia Rallies for 3-1 Win at Duke

    October 23, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team clinched a berth in the 2014 ACC Tournament with a 3-1 victory at Duke Thursday night at Koskinen Stadium. The Cavaliers (15-1, 7-1 ACC) rallied from a halftime deficit for a win in Durham for the second consecutive year, while the Blue Devils (7-8-1, 3-4-1 ACC) suffered their second consecutive loss.

    Junior Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) and sophomores Tina Iordanou (Upper Brookville, N.Y.) and Morgan Reuther (Chantilly, Va.) scored for the Cavaliers, while senior Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) had two assists.

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  • Danielle Colaprico

    No. 3 Virginia Blanks No. 14 Virginia Tech 2-0

    October 26, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team ran its winning streak to six games with a 2-0 victory at No. 14 Virginia Tech Sunday evening at Thompson Field. The Cavaliers (16-1, 8-1 ACC) scored once in each half to record their second ranked win of the season, while the Hokies (13-5, 4-5 ACC) suffered their third home loss of the year.

    Sophomore Kristen McNabb (Montville, N.J.) and junior Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) scored for the Cavaliers, who scored multiple goals for the 16th time in 17 games this season.

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  • Danielle Colaprico

    Colaprico Named First-Team Academic All-District

    October 30, 2014
    Virginia senior midfielder Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) was named to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 Women’s Soccer Team, announced Thursday by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). It was the second consecutive year that Colaprico has received the honor.

    As a first-team all-district selection, Colaprico is now eligible for Capital One Academic All-America honor

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  • Morgan Brian

    Third-Ranked Cavaliers Down Pitt 6-1 in Regular Season Finale

    November 1, 2014
    The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team closed out the 2014 regular season Saturday night by downing Pitt 6-1 at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (17-1, 9-1 ACC) extended their winning streak to seven games, while the Panthers saw their season end with a 6-12 record (2-8 ACC).

    The Virginia fourth-years celebrated Senior Night in style as Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) scored twice in her return from duty with the United States Women’s National Team and Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) added a goal. Junior Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.), sophomore Alexis Shaffer (Cary, N.C.) and first-year Stephanie Krouskos (Alpharetta, Ga.) also scored for the Cavaliers, who tied a season high with six goals.

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  • Emily Sonnett

    Virginia is No. 3 Seed for 2014 ACC Women’s Soccer Tournament

    November 2, 2014
    The Virginia women’s soccer team will be the No. 3 seed in the 2014 ACC Tournament, which will be held Nov. 7-9 at the UNCG Soccer Stadium in Greensboro, N.C.

    Virginia (17-1, 9-1 ACC) will play second-seeded North Carolina (12-2-2, 9-0-1 ACC) in Friday’s second semifinal at 8 p,m. Top-seeded Florida State (16-1-1, 9-0-1 ACC) will play fourth-seeded Notre Dame (12-4-2, 7-2-1 ACC) in the first semifinal at 5:30 p.m. Both semifinals will be broadcast on ESPN3, while Sunday’s championship game will be televised live at 1 p.m. on ESPNU.

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  • Danielle Colaprico

    Danielle Colaprico Named ACC Midfielder of the Year

    November 6, 2014
    Virginia senior Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) was named the ACC Midfielder of the Year on Thursday as the conference announced its women’s soccer awards for the 2014 season. Colaprico was joined on the All-ACC first team by senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) and junior forward Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.), while junior defender Emily Sonnett (Marietta, Ga.) was named to the second team and junior forward Brittany Ratcliffe (Williamstown, N.J.) was voted to the third team.

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  • Makenzy Doniak

    Cavaliers Blank Tar Heels 2-0 to Reach ACC Tournament Final

    November 7, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team advanced to the ACC Tournament final with a 2-0 victory over No. 5 North Carolina Friday night at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. The Cavaliers (18-1) recorded their eighth consecutive victory while snapping the Tar Heels’ (12-3-2) 12-game unbeaten streak.

    Virginia will play second-ranked Florida State in Sunday’s championship game. Game time is 1 p.m. and the match will air live on ESPNU.

    Junior Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) and sophomore Morgan Reuther (Chantilly, Va.) scored first half goals to lift Virginia to the win, while the Cavalier defense posted its ninth shutout of the season.

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  • Kaili Torres

    Cavaliers Fall to Florida State 1-0 in ACC Tournament Final

    November 9, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss to second-ranked Florida State in the ACC Tournament final Sunday afternoon at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. The Cavaliers (18-2) suffered their second loss of the season to the Seminoles (18-1-1), who won their third ACC title in four seasons.

    Virginia had its eight-game win streak snapped, which began after a 1-0 loss in Tallahassee on Sept. 28.

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  • Morgan Reuther

    Cavaliers Receive a No. 2 Seed in NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament

    November 10, 2014
    The Virginia women’s soccer team received a No. 2 seed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament and will open play at home on Friday as it hosts High Point. Game time at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium is set for 7 p.m.

    “It is always an honor to be selected for the NCAA Tournament,” said head coach Steve Swanson. “A lot of traditional powers are not in this year’s tournament, so we feel fortunate to still be playing this time of year. We are excited to be able to open the tournament at home, where we have had a great record in recent years.”

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  • Morgan Brian

    No. 4 Virginia Rolls to 8-0 Win over High Point in NCAA First Round

    November 14, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team opened play in the 2014 NCAA Tournament with an 8-0 victory over High Point in a first round match Friday at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (19-2) advanced to next week’s second round, while the Panthers saw their season come to an end with a 12-5-4 record.

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  • Morgan Brian

    Morgan Brian Named a Finalist for U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year

    November 21, 2014
    Virginia senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) has been named a finalist for the 2014 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year award. It is the fourth time she has been named a finalist for the award, also having been recognized in 2010, 2011 and 2013.

    This fall Brian has seven goals and 10 assists for the Cavaliers, playing in just 13 games (missing eight games due to international duty). She became the fourth player in school history to earn first-team All-ACC honors for four consecutive years. Last week she tied the NCAA Tournament single-game record with five assists in Virginia’s 8-0 win over High Point in the opening round.

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  • Tina Iordanou

    No. 4 Virginia Rolls Into NCAA Sweet 16 with 3-0 Win Over No. 21 Rutgers

    November 21, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Round of 16 for the 10th consecutive season with a 3-0 second round victory Friday night over No. 21 Rutgers. The Cavaliers (20-2) posted their second straight 20-win season with the victory, while the Scarlet Knights had their season end with a 13-6-1 record.

    The Cavaliers broke open a scoreless game with three goals in a seven-minute span early in the second half. Sophomore Tina Iordanou (Upper Brookville, N.Y.) and juniors Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) and Brittany Ratcliffe (Williamstown, N.J.) scored for Virginia.

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  • Morgan Brian

    No. 4 Virginia Downs No. 14 Kentucky 7-0 to Reach NCAA Quarterfinals

    November 23, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals for the third time in four years with a 7-0 victory over No. 14 Kentucky Sunday evening at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium. The Cavaliers (21-2) will meet top-seed UCLA in the quarterfinals, while Kentucky ends its season with a 16-7-1 record.

    Junior Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) set the school record for points in a game with eight, recording three goals and two assists. Senior Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) added two goals and two assists in her final game at KlÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘â’¬ ‘ÃÀ ‘À ‘ÃÆ’¢ÃƒÆ’¢’¬ ‘¶ckner Stadium, while junior Kaili Torres (Fleming Island, Fla.) and sophomore Alexis Shaffer (Cary, N.C.) also scored for the Cavaliers.

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  • Emily Sonnett

    Fourth-Ranked Virginia Upsets Top-Ranked UCLA 2-1 to Reach Women’s College Cup

    November 28, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Women’s College Cup for the second consecutive year by upsetting top-ranked and reigning national champion UCLA 2-1 Friday night at Drake Stadium. The Cavaliers (22-2) advance to next week’s national semifinals, while the Bruins (21-1-2) had their 44-game unbeaten streak and their 27-game home unbeaten streaks snapped.

    Virginia will play either Texas A&M or Penn State in a national semifinal on Dec. 5 in Boca Raton, Fla. The semifinals will be 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and will be televised on ESPNU. The national championship game will be Dec. 7 at 1 p.m., also on ESPNU.

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  • Morgan Brian

    Brian, Colaprico and Doniak Named Hermann Trophy Semifinalists

    December 2, 2014
    Virginia senior midfielders Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) and Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) and junior forward Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) were named semifinalists for the 2014 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy, the most prestigious individual award in college soccer. The 16 candidates were announced Tuesday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

    Virginia is the first school to have three players recognized as Hermann Trophy semifinalists since 2008, when both the North Carolina women and Wake Forest men accomplished the feat.

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  • Danielle Colaprico

    Four Cavaliers Named First-Team NSCAA All-Southeast Region

    December 3, 2014
    The Virginia women’s soccer team had four players honored Wednesday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) as the 2014 All-Southeast Region teams were announced. Seniors Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) and Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) and juniors Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) and Emily Sonnett (Marietta, Ga.) were all named to the first team, which makes them eligible for NSCAA All-America honors.

    Virginia led all schools with four first-team selections on this year’s team. Brian is a four-time first-team All-Southeast Region honoree, while Colaprico, Doniak and Sonnett were all first-team selections for the second consecutive year.

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  • Morgan Brian

    Morgan Brian Named U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year

    December 4, 2014
    Virginia women’s soccer senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) was named the 2014 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year, the organization announced Thursday. This year Brian has led the Cavaliers to their second consecutive NCAA Women’s College Cup while also helping the United States Women’s National Team win the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tournament.

    The U.S. Soccer Young Athlete of the Year award was created in 1998 to honor a player who played for a youth national team during the calendar year. A player can only win the award once in their career. Brian, who played for the U-23 National Team in addition to the senior team this year, was a finalist for the award the fourth time in her career in 2014.

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  • Danielle Colaprico

    Brian, Colaprico, Doniak and Sonnett Named NSCAA All-Americans

    December 5, 2014
    The Virginia women’s soccer team had four players named All-Americans Friday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) and junior forward Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) were named to the first team, senior midfielder Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) was named to the second team and junior defender Emily Sonnett (Marietta, Ga.) was named to the third team.

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  • Emily Sonnett

    Cavaliers Reach College Cup Final with 3-1 Win over Texas A&M

    December 5, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team advanced to its first NCAA Women’s College Cup final with a 3-1 semifinal victory over fifth-ranked Texas A&M Friday night at FAU Stadium. The Cavaliers (23-2) will play for their first national championship Sunday, while the Aggies (22-3-2) had their 14-game unbeaten streak snapped.

    Virginia will play second-ranked Florida State in Sunday’s final as the Seminoles defeated Stanford 2-0. Game time on the campus of Florida Atlantic University is 1 p.m. and the game will be broadcast live on ESPNU.

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  • Makenzy Doniak

    Virginia Meets Florida State Sunday for NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship

    December 6, 2014
    The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team will play in its first NCAA Tournament final Sunday as it meets second-ranked Florida State in the NCAA Women’s College Cup at Florida Atlantic University. Game time at FAU Stadium is 1 p.m. and the game will be televised live on ESPNU.

    Sunday’s final marks the fourth time conference foes have met for the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship, as North Carolina defeated NC State in 1988 and Duke in 1992 and Portland downed Santa Clara in 2002. Both the Cavaliers and Seminoles are looking to win their first NCAA Championship.

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