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Virginia Field Hockey Player Tara Vittese Named to Junior National Squad

Tara Vittese

July 16, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia field hockey incoming freshman Tara Vittese (Cherry Hill, N.J.) has been named to USA Field Hockey's 2014-15 Under-21 squad.

This will be the third stint on the U21 team for Vittese, who also competed at last year's Junior World Cup, held in Monchengladbach, Germany, where she was the top scorer for the U.S. Junior National Team. Vittese also traveled in 2012 with the U21 team, going to Manchester, England for a friendly versus English U21 teams. Vittese has also played on U17 and U19 national teams.

The second Summer Youth Olympic Games will be held in Nanjing, China August 16-28. USA Field Hockey intends to send a Junior Women's and a Junior Men's squads to compete at the Games.

 

 

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