Caldwell named to team for second straight year
Cavaliers advance to face Stanford next Sunday
Caldwell and Opoku earn all-conference honors for second straight season
No. 6-seed Cavaliers move on to quarterfinals Sunday to play No. 3-seed Louisville
Cavaliers clinch first-round home match in ACC tournament on Wednesday vs. NC State
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• Second-Team All-ACC honoree
• Just the third UVA goalkeeper to earn back-to-back All-ACC honors
• Started and played every minute in goal for the second straight season
• Recorded nine shutouts, 0.84 GAA and 75 saves – each was a career best
• Ranked third in ACC in saves, fifth in shutouts and seventh in GAA
• Named ACC Defensive Player of Week on Oct. 18 after seven-save performance in clean sheet against then-No. 2 Notre Dame
• Named Third-Team All-ACC (UVA's first goalkeeper to earn All-ACC honors since Brock Yetso in 1998)
• Named to ACC All-Academic Men's Soccer Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Started and played every minute of all 18 matches
• Recorded 0.91 goals-against average and 61 saves
• Earned seven clean sheets (10th in single-season UVA program history)
• Recorded career-high seven saves in ACC tournament match at Notre Dame (11/8); credited with at least five saves in each of UVA's three postseason matches
• Allowed just two goals over UVA's final five matches of season
• Made two appearances in freshman season with starts against Old Dominion (8/29) and Davidson (9/24)
• Started UVA's season opener against ODU and recorded clean sheet
• Member of United States roster at 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup (did not see game action)
• Made one U-20 cap in 2015 (March 29 in a 1-0 loss to England)
• Called into U.S. U-20 National Team for training camp Sept. 1-10 in Argentina
• Played with United States U-17 and U-18 national teams
• Member of the USA's 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship team
• Was named an NSCAA All-American
• Member of US Soccer Development Academy Southeast Region's Starting XI in 2012
• Competed in US Soccer Development Academy's Finals Week in 2011 and 2012
• Member of NC Fusion club team that placed third in the Academy Finals Week
• Ranked the No. 1 goalkeeper by Top Drawer Soccer
• Ranked 20th overall recruit by Top Drawer Soccer
• Ranked ninth overall recruit by College Soccer News
• Also played his freshman and sophomore seasons with his high school team
• Parents are Paul and Lynn Caldwell
• Father played basketball and soccer (goalkeeper) at Davidson from 1969-73; mother played volleyball at Lenoir-Rhyne
• Has one sister, Sarah, who was goalkeeper at Furman from 2009-10
• Enrolled early at UVA for spring semester in 2014 after graduating with 4.25 GPA
Afamefuna Thriving in New RoleMen's Soccer4/24/17After making the ACC's All-Freshman team as a defender last fall, Virginia's Robin Afamefuna is looking to contribute more at the attacking end this year.'Hoos Head Into Postseason on High NoteWomen's Lacrosse4/22/17In its regular-season finale, Virginia clinched the No. 3 seed in the ACC tournament with a 6-5 win over Virginia Tech at Klöckner Stadium.Coleman Making Most of OpportunityFootball4/21/17Lester Coleman, who'll be a redshirt junior in the fall, has emerged as a strong candidate to succeed Nicholas Conte as Virginia's punter.
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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.
Jeff White: Afamefuna Thriving in New Role
M. Soccer | 4/24/2017
An ACC All-Freshman selection as a defender last fall, Virginia's Robin Afamefuna is looking to...
Caldwell, Lowe Named to All-ACC Academic Team
M. Soccer | 2/7/2017
Caldwell, a history major, earned his second All-ACC Academic Team distinction in as many seasons...
Claudio Reyna Named to Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
M. Soccer | 1/18/2017
UVA soccer alum played for 13 years with U.S. National Team and competed in four FIFA World Cups.
Opoku Named NSCAA Second-Team All-American
M. Soccer | 12/9/2016
Opoku finished second on the team with six goals in 2016, including five game-winning scores.
Opoku and Nus Earn NSCAA All-South Region Honors
M. Soccer | 12/6/2016
Opoku was a first-team selection at forward, while Nus earned a spot on the third team at defender.
Jeff White: Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017
M. Soccer | 12/2/2016
Virginia's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring ...
UVA's Season Ends in Double OT Loss at Stanford
M. Soccer | 11/27/2016
Seeded No. 12 in the tournament, the Cavaliers finish their season with an 11-4-5 record.
UVA Travels to Stanford Sunday for NCAA 3rd Round
M. Soccer | 11/25/2016
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