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Virginia Women’s Soccer | Hoos Blank Virginia Tech In Smithfield Commonwealth Clash

Virginia Women's Soccer | Hoos Blank Virginia Tech In Smithfield Commonwealth Clash

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s soccer team (6-3-5, 1-3-3 ACC) posted its sixth shutout of the season on the way to a 3-0 victory over Virginia Tech (6-6-3, 3-4-0 ACC) in a Smithfield Commonwealth Clash matchup at Klöckner Stadium on Sunday (Oct. 15).

10’ – UVA: Chloe Japic (unassisted)
58’ – UVA: Allie Ross (Meredith McDermott)
64’ – UVA: Maggie Cagle (unassisted)

Virginia struck in the 10th minute as Chloe Japic served a ball in toward Maggie Cagle making a run into the six. Cagle went up for a header and the keeper bit on the attempt, but the ball went past Cagle and bounced between the Hokie keeper’s legs for the score.

The second goal came in the 58th minute as Meredith McDermott drove down the middle of the field and cut toward the left of the box. She took her shot that was deflected up in the air by the sliding keeper toward Ross at the center of the six who finished with a header on the open net.

Maggie Cagle provided the third goal just six minutes later. Cagle received the ball in the top left corner of the box and danced around defenders as she moved toward the top of the box. She finally created a brief opening and fired her shot into the side netting by the right post for the 3-0 lead.


  • Fifth-year defender Talia Staude made her 100th appearance for the Hoos with the start against the Hokies.
  • Chloe Japic scored her first goal as a Cavaliers and fourth career goal with her first-half strike.
  • Maggie Cagle took the team lead in goals with her seventh of the season.
  • Virginia is now 23-4-2 all-time against Virginia Tech and are 16-1-0 in home games against the Hokies.
  • It was the sixth shutout of the season for the Hoos and fifth of the season for Cayla White.
  • White now was 24 wins in goal for her career to tie for 10th all-time at Virginia with Julie Harris…

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