Cavaliers face top-ranked Bruins in first of two matches vs. top-five teams this week
Freshman keeper, sophomore forward earn weekly honors from ACC
Shaffer notches hat trick while Ziemer adds two goals and pair of assists
• Started 15-of-22 matches played
• Made her first start in the season-opening match at Liberty (8/19)
• Scored eight goals and added two assists on the season
• Hit two game-winning goals: vs. Pitt (10/6) and NC State (10/20)
• Also recorded multiple-goal games vs. Pitt and NC State
• Turned in two assists in that match vs. the Panthers (10/6)
• Played a season-high 65 minutes at #20 Notre Dame (10/9)
PREP & CLUB
• Two-time Gatorade Player of the Year (2014-15, 2015-16) in California
• Member of the US U18 WNT
• 87 goals and 48 assists for her prep career
• Played club soccer for Santa Rosa United
• NSCAA Youth All-American
• Taylor Marie Ziemer
• Daughter of Marcus and Trisha Ziemer
• Has an older brother, Thomas, and a younger sister, Tera
• Father coaches soccer at Sonoma State University
Prime Opportunity Eludes CavaliersWomen's Basketball2/18/18Virginia, which lost Sunday to ACC rival Miami at John Paul Jones Arena, has two regular-season games remaining, both on the road.Jackson Comfortable in Leading RoleWomen's Lacrosse2/16/18As a sophomore last season, Maggie Jackson led the Cavaliers in points, ground balls and draw controls and tied for the lead in assists.Eikhoff Eager to Assume Larger RoleBaseball2/15/18No. 15 Virginia, which opens the season Friday against No. 22 Central Florida, is counting on production from junior infield Nate Eikhoff.
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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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