The Artificial Turf Field is the home of the Virginia field hockey program and also serves as a home venue for the men's and women's lacrosse programs. The women's lacrosse team won the 1998 ACC title on the Artificial Turf Field and has hosted numerous ACC and NCAA events, including NCAA lacrosse quarterfinal matches in 1997, 1998, and 1999.
Virginia is a perfect 4-0 in NCAA competition on the surface, having won one field hockey match (Penn State, 1997) and three lacrosse matches. Overall, the field hockey team is 62-16 at the Artificial Turf Field. From 1997-1998 the Cavaliers strung together 17 consecutive wins, going 21-2 at home over the two-year period. Virginia's lacrosse team is 21-5 over the seven-year period.
The surface is also used as an all-weather surface by other Virginia sports.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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