ATLANTA -- Two former Virginia women's soccer players were among the 36 players selected for the inaugural WPS All-Star Game to be held later this month in Atlanta. Philadelphia midfielder Lori Lindsey and Washington defender Becky Sauerbrunn were selected to participate in the game on June 30.
Lindsey was selected as a starter. A member of the US Women's National Team, she has started nine games for Philadelphia this season. She has two goals and a team-high four assists this season. Her four assists are tied for second among the league leaders.
Sauerbrunn was selected as a reserve. She has played every minute of the season for Washington as a defender.
The game will begin at 8 p.m. ET and will be broadcast nationally by Fox Soccer Channel.
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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