CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Senior Claire Bordley has been named the womenslacrosse.com Player of the Week for the week of April 28. Bordley helped the Cavaliers to their third consecutive ACC Title as Virginia used a pair of second-half comebacks to hoist the trophy again.
In a second-round win over the three-seed, No. 11 Duke, Bordley was part of a defense that held the Blue Devils to one goal in the second half, while holding one of the league’s top scorers, Carolyn Davis, to a goal and an assist in the contest. Bordley also notched a draw control and scooped up a ground ball.
In the title game win over Maryland, Bordley and the Cavaliers allowed only two goals in the second half, en route to the upset victory. In the game, Bordley picked up two draw controls, two ground balls and caused two turnovers.
For her contributions, the All-ACC selection was also voted to the 2008 ACC All-Tournament Team.
Bordley anchors the Cavaliers’ to third nationally in scoring margin. She is second on the team in draw controls (28) and shares second on the team in ground balls (31). She has caused 18 turnovers this season.
Virginia (14-3, 4-1 ACC) shared the 2008 regular-season title with Maryland before upsetting the Terrapins in the tournament to claim the title and automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. The NCAA Selection Committee will announce on Monday, May 5 the bracket for the national tournament. First-round games will be played on the campus of the higher-seed on Sunday, May 11.
UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.'Hoos Draw Valuable Lessons from LossMen's Basketball12/6/17No. 15 Virginia heads into its exam break with an 8-1 record after losing 68-61 Tuesday night at No. 18 West Virginia.'Hoos Eager to End on Winning NoteFootball12/4/17In its first postseason appearance since 2011, Virginia will play Navy in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Maryland.
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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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