Cavaliers recognized for academic achievement, qualify for Academic All-America honors
Cavaliers set school record for consecutive scoreless minutes
Senior Morgan Stearns sets school record for wins with shutout victory
Freshmen spark offensive production while Stearns ties school win record with victory
Doniak named ACC Women's Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year
Women's Soccer vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)
Women's Soccer vs. Louisville (by Matt Riley)
Cavaliers end home stand with a 1-0 win over No. 19 Duke!
Cavaliers fall 1-0 to Seminoles in bid for national title.
2014 Virginia Women's Soccer Year in Review
• Appeared in all 23 games and started 15 games in goal this season
• Moved into starting role vs. #6 Notre Dame (9/24)
• Played second half in first eight games of 2015
• Picked up wins: at #8 UCLA, vs. #19 Duke, at #5 Clemson, at Wake , at Boston College, Louisville, #1 FSU, at NC State, at Pitt , vs. #6 Clemson, Howard, #11 USC
• Took the loss vs. #6 Notre Dame (9/24)
• Draws came at #19 Pepperdine (9/6), vs. #4 FSU (11/8)
• Posted a season-high 6 saves vs. #19 Duke (9/27) and matched it vs. #11 USC (11/22)
• Had eight solo shutouts (eight combined)
• First-Team VaSID All-State
• Started 25 games in goal this season
• Had a school-record 23 wins
• Had a 357-minute shutout streak to open season
• Shutouts vs. Villanova, Alabama, Wake, Virginia Tech, North Carolina and Rutgers
• Career-high seven saves vs. FSU in ACC final
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• First-Team Soccer America All-Freshman
• ACC All-Freshman Team
• Second-Team VaSID All-State
• Started 21 games in goal
• Had a 0.66 goals against average and a .729 save percentage
• Has nine shutouts, including five in ACC play
• Two shutouts in NCAA Tournament
• Posted first career shutout vs. Santa Clara
• Had two shutout streaks of over 350 minutes
• 21 starts are the most in goal by a true freshman in UVa history
• 19 wins are a school record for wins in a season
• Current member of the US U-20 National Team
• Member of the 2012 US U-17 World Cup Team
• Also represented US at the U-15 level
PREP & CLUB
• 2012 and 2013 NSCAA All-American
• 2013 All-State Team
• Two-time All-District and All-City
• Led Johnson HS to 2013 State semifinals
• Also played high school basketball
• Member of McLean Power club that won the 2012 ECNL B-Flight National Championship
• Morgan Leigh Stearns
• Daughter of Chris and Laurel Stearns
• Has a younger sister, Amber, and a younger brother, Luke
• Father played football at Virginia (1987-90) and signed with the Washington Redskins
• Mother and grandfather also attended Virginia
'Hoos Head Into Finals on High NoteMen's Basketball12/7/16No. 14 Virginia, which defeated East Carolina on Tuesday night, doesn't play again until Dec. 17, when Robert Morris visits JPJ.'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.
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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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