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Virginia Will Honor Yeardley Love's Number On March 6

It's been over nine months since Virginia women's lacrosse player Yeardley Love was murdered by men's lacrosse player George Huguely in a senseless tragedy that tore apart the campus and painted the sport of lacrosse in an unfairly bad light. Given that, it takes a while for everyone to come to senses with exactly what happened.

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However, finally, it looks like Virginia is ready to do the right thing. The school announced that Love will be honored on March 6 before Virginia's women's lacrosse game against Penn State. The ceremony will begin 10 minutes prior to the game's scheduled 1 p.m. start. Via a press release:

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↵↵"I hope our fans can attend and join all of us - our team, Yeardley's closest friends and her family - as we remember and honor her," Virginia head coach Julie Myers said. "Yeardley's presence and influence on all of us will be forever cherished and held deep in our hearts."     

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Love, a native of Cockeysville, Md., and Huguely, a native of Chevy Chase, Md., were involved in a romantic relationship prior to the tragedy. It promises to be an incredibly emotional day in Charlottesville. 

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