No. 7 UVa Women’s Lax falls 13-12 in Double OT against Richmond in home opener

The Virginia women’s lacrosse team lost 13-12 in double overtime against Richmond in its home opener at Klockner Stadium on Wednesday.

No. 7 UVa Women’s Lax falls 13-12 in Double OT against Richmond in home opener
UVa senior Sammy Mueller (Source: WVIR)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Virginia women’s lacrosse team lost 13-12 in double overtime against Richmond in its home opener at Klockner Stadium on Wednesday.

UVa (4-1) trailed by as many as four goals in the 2nd half, but rallied to take a 12-11 lead on a goal by Olivia Schildmeyer with 1:51 remaining in regulation.

The Spiders tied the game on a free position shot with under a minute to play, and scored the game-winner with six-seconds left in the second overtime.

Schildmeyer, Courtlynne Caskin, and Sammy Mueller each had a hat trick for the 'Hoos.

Virginia will host No. 1 North Carolina in its ACC opener on Saturday at noon.

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