Soccer


Virginia Women’s Soccer announces 2022-23 incoming class

The Virginia women’s soccer team will welcome six freshmen to the program for the 2022-23 academic year.


Virginia announces addition of Sam Raper to women’s soccer coaching staff

Virginia women’s soccer head coach Steve Swanson announced the addition of Sam Raper to the staff as an assistant coach on Thursday.


Cavalier trio named to U.S. U-23 Youth National Team roster for Thorns Tournament

Three members of the Virginia women’s soccer team, midfielder Lia Godfrey, forward Alexa Spaanstra and defender Talia Staude have been named the roster for the U.S. U-23 Youth National Team to compete at the Thorns Preseason Tournament.


Five ‘Hoos named to All-ACC Women’s Soccer Academic Team

Five members of the Virginia women’s soccer team were named to the All-ACC Academic Team on Thursday.


Three student-athletes named to All-ACC Men’s Soccer Academic Team

Virginia men’s soccer had three players named to the All-ACC Academic Team.


Ordoñez taken sixth overall by North Carolina Courage in NWSL Draft

Junior forward Diana Ordoñez of the Virginia women’s soccer team was the sixth overall pick in the 2022 National Women’s Soccer League Draft on Saturday when she was selected by the North Carolina Courage.


Guidry, Rouse called to U20 National Team Training Camp

Virginia sophomore defenders Samar Guidry and Laney Rouse are part of a group of 24 players called by U.S. U20 Women’s National Team Coach Tracey Kevins to the Elite Athlete Training Center.


Ordoñez and Godfrey earn All-America honors

Virginia forward Diana Ordoñez and midfielder Lia Godfrey have both earned All-America honors, it was announced by the United Soccer Coaches with the release of their annual teams on Thursday prior to the start of the College Cup.


Ordoñez named MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist

Junior forward Diana Ordoñez has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy honoring the national Player of the Year.


Virginia’s season ends in Sweet 16 with 1-0 loss to BYU

The season came to an end for the Virginia women’s soccer team in the Round of 16 on Saturday night as the No. 1 seeded Cavaliers fell to fourth-seeded BYU by a score of 1-0 at Klöckner Stadium.


No. 1 seed Virginia to face No. 4 seed BYU Saturday night

The No. 1 seed Virginia women’s soccer team (18-2-2) returns to action on Saturday night (Nov. 20) when the Cavaliers host fourth-seeded BYU (15-4-1) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Kick is set for 7 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.


Ordoñez brace helps push No. 1 Virginia past Milwaukee

The No. 1 seeded Virginia women’s soccer team continued to advance in NCAA Tournament play on Thursday, using a brace from Diana Ordoñez to down Milwaukee in a second-round matchup at Klöckner Stadium.


NCAA Tournament games moved to Thursday-Saturday at Klöckner

Due to a non-Sunday-play institution advancing in the bracket, the NCAA Women’s Soccer tournament games originally planned for Friday and Sunday at Klöckner Stadium have been changed. Those games will now be played on Thursday and Saturday.


Four UVA Women’s Soccer players to host positive body seminar

Virginia women’s soccer student-athletes Laurel Ivory, Rebecca Jarrett, Cam Lexow and Diana Ordonez will host a Positive Body Image seminar on Nov. 29 in partnership with the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center and Prosperity.


Virginia opens NCAA Tournament with 6-0 shutout of High Point

The Virginia women’s soccer team opened up the NCAA Tournament with another shutout on Friday night when the Cavaliers posted a 6-0 victory over High Point at Klöckner Stadium.


Leo Afonso, Asparuh Slavov earn All-ACC men’s soccer honors

Virginia’s Leo Afonso and Asparuh Slavov both were selected to All-ACC Men’s Soccer honors, the league announced on Wednesday.


No. 1 seed Virginia to host High Point in NCAA Tournament opener Friday

The Virginia women’s soccer team (16-2-2) is a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament and will host High Point (10-7-2) in a first-round matchup at Klöckner Stadium at 6 p.m. on Friday.


ACC Women’s Soccer Final: #2 Florida State 1, #1 Virginia 0

For the third time in ACC history, Virginia and Florida State squared off in the final match of the ACC Women’s Soccer Championship. There was no charm the third time, though. Once again, it was the Seminoles hoisting the trophy at the end.


Virginia advances to ACC Championship with 1-0 win over Clemson

Virginia used a tried-and-true formula to advance to the final game of the ACC Women’s Soccer Championship on Friday night.


Ordoñez, Swanson headline All-ACC honors for Virginia

Junior forward Diana Ordoñez has been named the ACC Offensive Player of the Year and head coach Steve Swanson was named the ACC Coach of the Year to lead the top-ranked Cavaliers in the league’s annual honors announced on Thursday.