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
Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.
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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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