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5 Anzel Viljoen
Anzel  Viljoen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Matamata, New Zealand

High School:
Matamata College

Height:
5-4

Position:
Back


02/02/2018

Six Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Senior Becca Zamojcin earns the honor for the third time

09/25/2017

No. 4 Virginia Shuts Out Pacific, 6-0

Pien Dicke scores a hat trick as the Cavaliers log their third straight shutout

11/06/2016

Virginia Wins the ACC Field Hockey Championship

Cavaliers win the title for the first time in program history

11/03/2016

Virginia Advances to ACC Semifinals with 6-3 win over BC

Cavaliers score three unanswered goals in the second half to down the Eagles

05/11/2016

Virginia Field Hockey Announces 2016 Recruiting Class

Head coach Michele Madison announces eight additions for the fall

AT VIRGINIA

2017
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Scored a pair of goal in the season opener against Fairfield (Aug. 25)
  • Scored two goals and had an assist in the win over Pacific (Sept. 25)
  • Had a goal and an assist in the 8-0 victory over Drexel (Oct. 8)

2016
  • Appeared in 22 games, starting all of them
  • Was in the starting lineup in her first collegiate game, the season-opener against Miami (Aug. 26)
  • Had her first collegiate assist in the regular-season win over Wake Forest (Sept. 30)
  • Scored the first two goals of her collegiate career during the ACC Championship
  • Made a defensive save in the NCAA Tournament first-round victory over Michigan (Nov. 12)

High School/Club

  • MVP and team captain of the U-15 Waikato team that earned a bronze medal at the 2012 New Zealand national tournament
  • Won a silver medal at the national tournament with the 2015 Midlands U-18 women's team
  • 2014-15 MVP of her Matamata College team

Personal

  • Daughter of Charles and Annelise Viljoen
  • Both her father and mother played field hockey for college first division teams and at the provincial level as did her sister, Marine
  • Is learning to play guitar
  • Was born in South Africa, immigrating to New Zealand when she was 10 years old. Spoke no English when she arrived in New Zealand but was nearly fluent within weeks

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