UVA women's soccer shuts out NC State on senior day
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (CBS19 SPORTS)-- The UVA women's soccer team celebrated senior day with a strong 4-0 win over NC State to close out their regular season play at home.
The Cavaliers started out strong with a goal from Alexa Spaanstra in the third minute of the game. The unassisted goal would be just the first of the day for the senior who set a new record for career starts with 101 stars in the UVA jersey. Fellow senior Haley Hopkins added her name to the board in the 12th minute on a header from Maggie Cagle.
Virginia continued their momentum into the second half as Spaanstra found her way back to the goal again in the opening minute. Cagle delivered her second assist of the game as her centering pass to Spaanstra was struck up off the crossbar and down into the goal mouth for the 3-0 lead. The Cavaliers would finish the day off with a final goal from Lia Godfrey, this time assisted by Spaanstra.
Virginia will close the regular season on the road against Miami on Thursday.