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98 Rebecca Holden
Rebecca  Holden


Fishing Creek, N.J.

High School:
Lower Cape May




Virginia Advances to NCAA Second Round with Overtime Goal Against Delaware

Lucy Hyams and Riley Tata teamed up for a breakaway game winner 8:13 into overtime


Virginia Closes Regular Season With a 2-0 Win at JMU

Tara Vittese scored both of the Cavaliers' goals


Virginia Wins OT Battle at Delaware on a Penalty Stroke

Tara Vittese scores the game-winner 4:11 into overtime


Five Cavaliers Score as No. 9 Virginia Earns a 5-4 Road Win at Rutgers

Cavaliers improve to 3-0 on the season


Q&A with Field Hockey's Rebecca Holden

Junior goalkeeper talks about her New Jersey homecoming


Field Hockey vs. St. Joseph's (by Matt Riley)

Field Hockey vs. St. Joseph's (by Matt Riley)


Field Hockey vs. Richmond (by Matt Riley)

Field Hockey vs. Richmond (by Matt Riley)


2015 Web Feature on Rebecca Holden

• ACC All-Tournament Team
• Co-captain with Lucy Hyams
• Appeared in every game this season
• Made 10 saves, playing the entire overtime game against Penn State (Aug. 30)
• Made five stops in her 35 minutes in the net at Wake Forest (Oct. 8), without allowing a goal
• Made three stops without allowing a goal at Miami (Sept. 13)
• Played the entire games in the ACC Tournament, logging 15 saves, seven against Duke and eight against Syracuse


• ACC Academic Honor Roll
• 1-1 record in six appearances
• Was credited with the victory in the season-opener against William & Mary (Aug. 29), playing the first half in goal
• Took the loss at Iowa (Sept. 4)
• Held Boston U. to zero goals after taking over goalkeeping at the start of the second half, making two saves

• Redshirt season
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Played in 10 games with four starts, amassing a 3-1 record
• Allowed seven goals (1.59 GAA) with 19 saves (73.1 save percentage) in her rookie campaign
• First start of her career came at Penn State (Aug. 26). She took the loss, with three saves and two goals allowed in 35 minutes of play
• Earned her first victory, getting the start against Towson (Aug. 31)
• Had a season-high eight saves at William & Mary, playing the first 44:52 of the game
• Played her first complete game against Saint Joseph's (Sept. 30)
• Made four saves without allowing a goal in the final 29 minutes of the NCAA Tournament second round game against Princeton
• Did not allow a goal in her final three appearances of the season and was a part of four team shutouts
• Also joined the Virginia softball team for second half of its season, making one appearance as a pinch runner

International (2013)
• Named to the United States' Under-19 Junior National Squad
• Played in five games, including taking on the Dutch Junior National Team, on a tour of The Netherlands

High School
• Two-time first team All-CAL Division
• Two-time Herald First Team League MVP
• Led squad to two CAL Division championships
• Totaled 560 saves and .874 save percentage during prep career
• Served as team captain
• Played for Spirit of USA club team
• Participated in Junior Olympics, National Festival and Disney Showcase
• Won gold medal in 2011 at the National Festival
• National Honor Society member
• Served as president of Tri-M Music Honor Society
• Also played softball

• Daughter of Michael and Sharon Holden
• Has an older sister, Amber, and two younger brothers, Michael and Gregory
• Participated in ROTC for her first two years at Virginia
• English major

Holden's Career Statistics



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