Jan. 20, 1998
Virginia Womenâs Lacrosse Names 1998 Captains
Boutilier, Ariza and Potter to Serve as Captains for Season
Charlottesville, Va.÷ Virginia Head Womenâs Lacrosse Coach Julie Myers announced today that she has named fourth-years Kara Ariza (Lansdowne, Pa./Penn Wood), Peggy Boutilier (Roland Park Country/Baltimore, Md.) and Beth Potter (Swarthmore, Pa./Ridley) as captains for the 1998 season. Myers said ăThese are three very deserving players who will make great captains for us. This announcement makes the season that much more exciting.ä
Ariza is a three-year starter for the Cavaliers who was named to the United States National team in 1998. She led the team in game-winning goals last year with five. Ariza is a member of the top-ranked Virginia field hockey team. Last year Ariza was named a first team All-American and was named to the All-Tournament team at the ACC Lacrosse Championships.
Boutilier, the 1997 National Player of the Year, has led the team in ground balls the past two seasons. A member of the All-Conference team and All-ACC Tournament team in 1997, Boutilier was also a captain of the 1997 Virginia field hockey team that advanced to the NCAA semifinals for the first time. Boutilier was also a first-team All-American in 1997.
Potter led the team in scoring the last two seasons and ranks third all-time at Virginia with 51 assists. Her 27 assists in the 1996 season is the fourth-highest assist total for a season. She stands in tenth place on the all-time Virginia scoring chart with 125 points. She was a member of the 1997 All-Conference team and a second-team All-American in 1997.
Virginia finished the season with a 14-5 record and a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Cavaliers Keep Rolling at JPJMen's Basketball1/15/18No. 3 Virginia remained atop the ACC standings with a 68-51 victory over NC State at John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday night.Singh Back in Familiar SurroundingsMen's Tennis1/12/18Former UVA tennis star Sanam Singh is back at his alma mater as the volunteer assistant coach in the men's program.Hayes Making Immediate ImpactWrestling1/10/18Redshirt freshman Louie Hayes is ranked No. 13 nationally at 125 pounds for Virginia, which competes at the Virginia Duals this weekend in Hampton.
Director of News Content
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.
Virginia Women’s Lacrosse 2018 Schedule Released
W. Lacrosse | 1/4/2018
Virginia women’s lacrosse announced its 2018 schedule on Thursday (Jan. 4).
Virginia Lacrosse Season Tickets Now on Sale
W. Lacrosse | 11/28/2017
Season tickets for the 2018 Virginia men's and women's lacrosse seasons are now on sale. Virginia...
Julie Myers Honored for Joining 300-Win Club
W. Lacrosse | 11/20/2017
Virginia women's lacrosse head coach Julie Myers was honored for joining the 300-win club at the ...
Women’s Lacrosse Announces 2018 Team Captains
W. Lacrosse | 10/12/2017
Kasey Behr, Maggie Jackson, Daniela Kelly and Rachel Vander Kolk have been named Virginia women's...
Virginia Announces Fall Schedule
W. Lacrosse | 9/25/2017
The Virginia women’s lacrosse team announced its fall scrimmage schedule that will feature ...
Three Cavaliers Selected in Professional Lacrosse League Draft
W. Lacrosse | 8/24/2017
Three former Virginia women’s lacrosse players were selected in the Women’s...
Virginia Women's Lacrosse Earns IWLCA Academic Honors
W. Lacrosse | 07/26/2017
Katherine Rueger and Rachel Vander Kolk were named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll, while...
Four Players Named to ACC All-Academic Team
W. Lacrosse | 06/27/2017
Virginia had four players named to the 2017 ACC Women’s Lacrosse All-Academic Team.
- Online Stores