Top-seeded Virginia women's soccer blanked St. Francis 5-0 in the opening round of the NCAA tournament Friday night at Klockner Stadium.
UVa sophomore forward Makenzy Doniak led the 'Hoos (21-1) to the second round and recorded her first career hat trick. Meanwhile, the Red Flash ends its season at 13-8-1.
The Cavaliers recorded a season high 37 shots against the Red Flash. Morgan Brian and Brittany Ratcliffe both had goals while Danielle Colaprico tacked on 2 assists.
First-year Morgan Stearns and senior Danielle DeLisle each made one save in goal for Virginia.
With the victory, Virginia remains one of five schools to have advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament every season since the event grew to 64 teams in 2001.
UVa will host second and third round NCAA Tournament action next weekend at Klockner Stadium. Virginia will play either Georgetown or La Salle on Friday night at 7 p.m.
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