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'Hoos Down Hokies on Senior Night at Klöckner


No. 16 Virginia women’s lacrosse closed out the regular season with a 10-5 victory over Virginia Tech on Senior Night at Klöckner Stadium.

Ten different Cavalier players scored a goal in the game including seniors Erin Laschinger and Caroline McTiernan who had been recognized before the game.

The victory was the first ACC win of the season for the Cavaliers who improved to 8-8 overall and 1-4 in the ACC.

“I would say that we were pretty desperate for a win,” said head coach Julie Myers. “The players have done a nice job of working really hard and staying focused. As hard as it has been to lose games, they have really stayed positive and stayed together. It was nice to see that we were able to contribute together and have so many different people scoring goals. Our defense did a nice job of making some big stops as well.”

Kim Kolarik returned to the starting lineup, playing in goal after missing the last seven games. She made five saves, four of those coming in the first half.

“It’s been hard, after starting for two-and-a-half seasons, to break my hand and have to sit, but now I’m back and it is great,” Kolarik said. “This week in practice has been really good. I feel like it is getting better every day. I’m 100 percent and I’m happy because it is just in time for ACC’s.”

With the victory, Virginia will earn the No. 5 seed in next week’s ACC Tournament and face the No. 4 seed, Duke, in the first round game.


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