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Virginia advances to NCAA second round with 19-13 win over UConn

Courtesy UVA Media Relations

women's lacrosseThe Virginia women’s lacrosse team (9-8) had 11 different goal-scorers in its 19-13 win over UConn (12-7) in the NCAA First Round on Friday afternoon at Arlotta Stadium.

Virginia used a 7-0 run over 14 minutes in the second half to break the game open. Junior Annie Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) led the Cavaliers with a career-high four goals and had one assist, four draw controls, three ground balls and one caused turnover. Freshman Morgan Schwab (Fairport, N.Y.) also had five points, tying a career-high with three assists and adding two goals. Senior Taylor Regan (Larchmont, N.Y.) finished with a hat trick and added an assist. Redshirt junior Ashlyn McGovern (Phoenix, Md.) scored three goals.

Virginia led in shots (37-25), draw controls (18-13), ground balls (24-18) and caused turnovers (9-8). UConn had the edge in saves (13-5). Grace Coon led the Huskies with four goals.


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