Tara Vittese and Pien Dicke named to the first team
Cavaliers win their ninth straight and pick up their fourth straight shutout
Cavaliers defeated No. 1 Blue Devils in conference opener
Pien Dicke and Tara Vittese each score hat tricks in the win over Fairfield
Head coach Michele Madison announces the six players who will make up the 2017 freshman class
- All-South Region Second Team
- Was in the starting lineup in her collegiate debut in the season opener against Fairfield (Aug. 25)
- Had three assists in her first collegiate game (Aug. 25)
- Scored the first goal of her collegiate career in the win over Duke (Sept. 8)
- Scored the game-winning goal in the 2-0 victory at No. 13 Wake Forest (Sept. 29)
High School/Club Hockey
- Member of the US U19 Junior National Team since her junior year of high school
- Three-time first-team all-state
- Second Team All-American in 2015 and third team in 2016
- Also played basketball and softball at Donegal High, scoring over 1,000 career points in basketball
- Helped lead Donegal to state titles in both field hockey and softball her senior year
- Daughter of David and Sheir Robinson
- Has two older brothers, Michael and Chris, and two older sisters, Katie and Amanda
- Sister, Katie, played field hockey at Virginia (2010-13)
- Sister, Amanda, plays field hockey at Michigan State. Mother, Sheri, played field hockey and softball at Elizabethtown
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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Field Hockey | 12/14/2017
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Field Hockey | 12/5/2017
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