2023 Schedule Breakdown: Virginia Cavaliers

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The Virginia Cavaliers are the 73rd DI program in the 2023 schedule breakdown series. The Cavaliers are coming off a 2022 campaign in which they went 12-4 overall, 5-1 in the ACC. Virginia saw its season end in the NCAA Quarterfinals to the Maryland Terrapins.

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2023 ACC Preview

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The ACC is traditionally one of the best conferences – if not the best – in college lacrosse year in and year out. However, there is a cloud hanging over the conference heading into the 2023 season after only one of its teams, Virginia, made the NCAA Tournament last season.

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Brunswick (Conn.) ’24 Defenseman Luke Hublitz Flips From Duke to Virginia

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Lars Tiffany and the Virginia Cavaliers earned another win on the recruiting trail in the 2024 class on Sunday afternoon as Brunswick (Conn.) defenseman Luke Hublitz announced that he had flipped his commitment from Duke to Virginia. He initially verbaled to the Blue Devils just 24 days ago on September 15th.

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Recruiting Notebook: Winners From The First Month of The Contact Period

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It has been one month since September 1st, which marked the opening of the contact period between 2024’s and college coaches (outside of the service academies who could start contacting players on July 1st). And at the time of writing this, 202 players have made commitments since that Sept. 1 date, according to the Lacrosse Bucket Recruiting Database.

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Strong Offensive Haul Headlines Early ’24 Recruiting Efforts For Virginia

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The contact period for the class of 2024 opened just 20 days ago on September, 1st. In essence, it is still very early on in the cycle. However, 20 days has still past and in that time 93 players (as of writing this) have committed to play for DI programs.

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Daphne (Ala.) Goalie Troy Capstraw Talks Virginia Commitment

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Lars Tiffany and the Virginia Cavaliers landed their second commitment of the 2024 cycle last Thursday as Daphne (Ala.) goalie Troy Capstraw verbaled to the Wahoos. Capstraw joins St. John’s (D.C.) attackman Ryan Duenkel in the class.

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McDonogh (Md.) Attackman McCabe Million Flips From Duke to Virginia

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The hot recruiting weekend continued for Lars Tiffany and the Virginia Cavaliers on Monday as 2023 McDonogh (Md.) attackman McCabe Million announced he had switched his commitment from the Duke Blue Devils to the Cavaliers.

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College Lacrosse’s Top 10 Offenses of 2022

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The team that puts the ball in the back of the net the most wins the game. So, yes, offense matters. And especially in the shot clock era, offenses have evolved and in many cases are more high-powered before ever before.

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