7th-ranked Virginia improved to 2-0 with 18-14 win over Drexel
#7 ranked 'Hoos beat Drexel 18-14

Courtesy VirginiaSports.com

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Attackman Mike D’Amario scored seven goals to lead No. 7 Virginia (2-0) to an 18-14 triumph over the Drexel Dragons (0-1) on Saturday afternoon, inside Klöckner Stadium. The seven goals by D’Amario were the most by a Cavalier since Matt White scored seven in the championship game of the 2013 ACC Tournament against North Carolina.

“He is a natural born scorer,” said Tiffany in regards to D’Amario. “That man steps on the field and he wants to shoot the ball every time he touches it. He reminds of some of those guys that are like ‘Hey, if I’m a 35 percent shooter and I miss my first 10 - then you better watch out because I’m a 35 percent shooter and I’m going to get to my ratio.’ He just has that instinct.

“Scoring seven? I’m not sure we expected that because we’ve really been a well-balanced offense in practice and in the first couple of scrimmages and games. Fortunately, he was feeling it, because a couple of our other attackmen weren’t - so we needed him to step up.”

The seven goals ties D’Amario with eight o...

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