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• Appeared in eight games off the bench
• Scored 1st career goal in NCAA 1st round vs. High Point
• Made Cavalier debut in season-opener vs. Marshall
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Redshirt season
PREP & CLUB
• 2011 and 2012 Washington Post All-Met
• Two-time All-ISL Conference
• Helped National Cathedral School to 2012 District of ColumbiaChampionship
• Also played lacrosse, basketball and track in high school
• Member of McLean Power club team
• Member of 2011 DC Elite club that was U-16 US Club Soccer National Finalist
• Also a member of the U-20 Washington Spirit and Super-Y Washington Freedom
• Full name is Victoria Higgs Hanway
• Daughter of Libby Higgs and Jeff Hanway
• Father played soccer and Baseball at Northwest Nazarene College, earning Academic All-America honors in soccer
• Grandfather was a multi-sport athlete at Tufts
• Mother, uncle Geoffrey Higgs, and older sister, Sasha, all attended UVa
• Has two younger siblings
Afamefuna Thriving in New RoleMen's Soccer4/24/17After making the ACC's All-Freshman team as a defender last fall, Virginia's Robin Afamefuna is looking to contribute more at the attacking end this year.'Hoos Head Into Postseason on High NoteWomen's Lacrosse4/22/17In its regular-season finale, Virginia clinched the No. 3 seed in the ACC tournament with a 6-5 win over Virginia Tech at Klöckner Stadium.Coleman Making Most of OpportunityFootball4/21/17Lester Coleman, who'll be a redshirt junior in the fall, has emerged as a strong candidate to succeed Nicholas Conte as Virginia's punter.
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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.
Jeff White: 'Hoos Happy to Have Petersen Back in Fold
W. Soccer | 4/4/2017
Courtney Petersen missed Virginia's 2016 season while playing for the United States in the FIFA U...
Virginia Women's Soccer Announces Spring Schedule
W. Soccer | 3/7/2017
The Virginia women’s soccer program announced its spring schedule Tuesday with a six-game...
Three Virginia Student-Athletes Earn ACC Postgraduate Honors
W. Soccer | 2/22/2017
Three Virginia student-athletes have been honored with 2017 ACC Postgraduate Awards, as announced...
Four Named To All-ACC Academic Women's Soccer Team
W. Soccer | 2/7/2017
Four members of the Virginia women's soccer team were named to the Atlantic Coast Conference...
Shaffer, McNabb Taken In 2017 NWSL Draft
W. Soccer | 1/12/2017
Seniors Alexis Shaffer and Kristen McNabb were both selected in the 2017 NWSL College Draft on...
Shaffer Leads Six UVA Players In Earning VaSID Honors
W. Soccer | 12/20/2016
Senior midfielder Alexis Shaffer was named the Player of the Year by the Virginia Sports...
Shaffer Named NSCAA All-American
W. Soccer | 12/02/2016
Senior midfielder Alexis Shaffer earned first-team All-America honors from the National Soccer...
Jeff White: Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017
W. Soccer | 12/02/2016
Virginia's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring ...
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