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Freshman Tara Vittese had a goal and an assist in the loss
Three Cavaliers score their first career goals in the victory
The 2014 season kicks off on Friday, Aug. 29 at William & Mary
Cavaliers score seven goals in the scrimmage
Field Hockey vs. Miami (by Matt Riley)
Field Hockey vs. Boston College (by Matt Riley)
Field Hockey vs. North Carolina (by Jim Daves)
Appeared in 17 games with 11 starts
Scored her first career goal against Princeton (Sept. 7) in her first appearance of the season
Assisted on a goal against Wake Forest (Oct. 12)
ACC Academic Honor Roll
Played in 18 regular-season games with four starts
Made her collegiate debut on Aug. 30 vs. Louisville
Made her first collegiate start on Sept. 11 against Richmond
In the regular season, took nine shots, four on goal
Four-year varsity field hockey player at Greenwich Academy
2012 Harrow Sports/NFHCA High School first team All-American
2012 Harrow Sports/NFHCA High School All-South Region
2011 second team All-American
Helped lead her 2012 Greenwich Academy team to a New England Private School championship, winning All-Tournament honors
2010-11 NEPSAC finalist and NEPSAC All-Tournament team
Member of the Futures Elite team
Also a four-year varsity starter for the Greenwich Academy lacrosse team
Mother, Catherine Tapsall, played three years of lacrosse and four years of soccer at Harvard, earning All-American honors in the latter
Father, Ian Tapsall, played field hockey for South Gate (1975-80) and was a U21 England trialist
Uncle, Manzar Iqbal, was the captain of the USA Men's Field Hockey team in the 1984 Summer Olympics
Has two older sisters, Brittany and Olivia Tapsall, and a younger sister, Faye Tapsall
Tapsall's Career Statistics
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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.
Tara Vittese Named South Region Player of the Year
Field Hockey | 12/1/2016
Virginia field hockey junior midfielder Tara Vittese was named the Longstreth/NFHCA South Region ...
Five Cavaliers Earn All-South Region Honors
Field Hockey | 11/29/2016
Hyams and Vittese were named to the first team while Foust, Lucas and van Slooten earned second-t...
Virginia Falls on a Last-Second Goal in NCAA Quarterfinals
Field Hockey | 11/13/2016
Princeton scored the game-winner as time expired to end the Cavaliers' season. Erin Shanahan and ...
Virginia Downs Michigan in NCAA First Round
Field Hockey | 11/12/2016
Tara Vittese scored the game-winner midway through the second half. UVA will face Princeton on...
Virginia Faces Michigan in NCAA First Round
Field Hockey | 11/11/2016
The No. 7 Virginia field hockey team takes on No. 10 Michigan on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. at...
Jeff White: ACC Champions Shift Focus to NCAA Tourney
Field Hockey | 11/10/2016
In the NCAA tournament's first round, ACC champion Virginia (15-7) meets Michigan (12-7) at 2 p.m...
Virginia Will Play Michigan in NCAA First Round
Field Hockey | 11/06/2016
The ACC-Champion Virginia field hockey team will play Michigan in the first round of the NCAA...
Virginia Wins the ACC Field Hockey Championship
Field Hockey | 11/06/2016
The Cavaliers defeated North Carolina, 4-2, to win the ACC Championship for the first time in...
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