Slain Lacrosse Player’s Jersey Retired

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    Yeardley Love

    It was a crime that devastated a university and shocked the nation. Now the University of Virginia women’s lacrosse team is dedicating their season to Yeardley Love and has retired her jersey.

    The No. 1 jersey worn by Love was retired Sunday, never to be worn again. The team presented a framed jersey to Love’s family before a home game against Penn State in Charlottesville. They won 10-5.

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    George Huguely is accused of beating Yeardley Love to death last spring. A medical examiner ruled she died of blunt force injuries.But in court, Huguely's lawyers suggested Love's death could have been caused by an abnormal heartbeat. (Published Thursday, Dec 16, 2010)

    Five seniors from last year’s team also returned to raise a flag that will fly in Love’s honor at all women’s lacrosse home games.

    Love, a Cockeysville, Md. native, was found dead 10 months ago in her apartment. Her boyfriend and former U.Va. men’s lacrosse player, George Huguely, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with her death. A preliminary hearing in his case is slated for April 11.

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    The UVA women's lacrosse team took to the field Sunday for the first time since the murder of teammate Yeardley Love. (Published Monday, May 17, 2010)