Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized
Cavaliers also earn the National Academic Team Award
Catching up with the senior defender
Seventh-year head coach Michele Madison talks about the upcoming season
Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized
Field Hockey vs. Richmond (by Matt Riley)
Appeared in 10 games with two starts, including starting the season-opener against Louisville
Had an assist at Yale
2012 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA National Academic Squad
Appeared in 15 games with eight starts
Had a defensive save, the first of her career, against Penn State (Aug. 26)
Had two assists in the victory over Towson (Aug. 31)
Took shots against Towson (Aug. 31), Yale (Oct. 6), and New Hampshire (Oct. 7)
Played in all 20 games with 15 starts
Scored first career goal at Northwestern (Sept. 18)
Also scored against Richmond (Sept. 25) and Connecticut (Oct. 9)
Tallied first career assist in the season opener against VCU (Aug. 26)
Saw action in five games
Selected to NFHCA All-Academic Team
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll
Named to 2009-10 Olympic Development Squad
Attended Junior National Camp
Two-time gold medalist with the Junior Olympic Team
Member of the first Midwest Regional Team to medal at the National Futures Championships
Midwest Regional All-American
2009 all-state selection
Two-time team most valuable player
Served as team captain
Also competed in lacrosse and earned all-sate honors
Served as class president
Co-president of Volunteer Focus
Daughter of Jay Smith and Leah Hileman
Has three brothers, Matt, Kevin and Graham; and a sister, Madeline
Mother, Leah, played tennis at Miami (Ohio)
Media Studies major
Smith'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.
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