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.
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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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