Aug 13, 2012

No. 7 UVA Women Shutout at Notre Dame 2-0

Women’s Soccer Drops Preseason Opener at Notre Dame 2-0
Cavaliers host Georgetown in preseason finale on Sunday

SOUTH BEND, Ind.The Virginia women’s soccer team opened its 2012 schedule with a 2-0 exhibition loss on a rainy, windy Friday afternoon at the Notre Dame Practice Field. It marked the eighth consecutive year the teams have met in the preseason.

The Fighting Irish got an unassisted goal from Lauren Bohaboy in the 35th minute and Crystal Thomas scored off an assist from Brittany Von Rueden in the 81st minute.
Each team had 11 shots in the game, while Virginia had a 6-4 corner kick advantage. Goalkeepers Danielle DeLisle (Baltimore, Md.) and Churchill O’Connell (McLean, Va.) each made two saves in 45 minutes of action for Virginia. 
The Cavaliers conclude their preseason schedule on Sunday as they host Georgetown. Game time at Klöckner Stadium is set for 7 p.m.

No. 7 Virginia opens the regular season on Aug. 17 with a top-10 showdown against No. 9 Penn State at Klöckner Stadium. Game time is 7 p.m.