Feb. 2, 2018
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Six Virginia field hockey players were named to the 2017 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Field Hockey Team, as announced Friday (Feb. 2) by Commissioner John Swofford.
Senior back Becca Zamojcin (Phoenixville, Pa.) earned the honor for the third time in her career while redshirt junior goalkeeper Carrera Lucas (Brooklandville, Md.) and sophomore back Dominique van Slooten (Laren, Netherlands) earned their second consecutive honors. Senior midfielder Nadine de Koning (Laren, Netherlands), sophomore back Anzel Viljoen (Matamata, New Zealand) and freshman back Rachel Robinson (Mount Joy, Pa.) were voted to the squad for the first time.
Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.
The ACC Honor Roll, which recognizes all conference student-athletes with a grade point average of 3.0 for the current academic year, will be released in July.
Louisville midfielder Nicole Woods was named the ACC Field Hockey Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
'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.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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