Cavaliers also earn the National Academic Team Award
Tournament takes place June 28- July 3 in Lancaster, Pa.
Caleigh Foust scored with 50 seconds remaining in regulation to force OT
Freshman striker Nikki Freeman's first career goal powers No. 9 Virginia to an overtime victory
- Had an assist in the season opener against Fairfield (Aug. 25)
- Scored a goal in the victory over Columbia (Sept. 1)
- 2016 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad
- Appeared in 23 games with nine starts
- Took a pair of shots in the game against UConn (9/18)
- Had an assist in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinal game against Princeton
- Made her collegiate debut in the season-opener against Drexel (Aug. 28)
- First collegiate goal was the overtime game-winner against Penn State (Aug. 30)
- Assisted on a goal at Liberty (Oct. 15)
- Appeared 20 games with three starts including William & Mary (Sept. 21) and Richmond (Oct. 4)
- Four-year varsity field hockey starter at Downingtown West High
- Three-time First Team All-Ches-mont, earning second-team honors as a freshman
- Two-time All-Area player
- Member of the WC Eagles club team, playing on the the U19 National Club Championship team in 2014 and the U16 and U19 National Club Championship squads in 2013
- Traveled with the WC Eagles on an undefeated tour of New Zealand in 2014
- Member of the 2011-12 USA Field Hockey National Indoor Team, playing defense
- Also played two years of lacrosse at Downington West
- Daughter of Jim and Lisa Freeman
- Father, Jim, was an All-American baseball player at Widener
- Has two younger sisters, Alyssa and Mia, and a younger brother, JJ
- Has played field hockey with UVA teammate Izzy McDonough since fifth grade
- Undeclared major
Freeman's Career Statistics
Blount Eager to Assume Larger RoleFootball3/21/18The job will not be handed to rising sophomore Joey Blount. He'll have to earn it. This is head coach Bronco Mendenhall's program, after all. But after spending the 2017 season as free safety Quin Blanding's understudy, Blount is the leading candidate to take over in the secondary for the University of Virginia's all-time leading tackler.'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.
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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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