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Jan. 24, 2000

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia has released its 2000football schedule which features six home games for the Cavaliers.Startingtimes will be announced later.

The Cavaliers open their 2000 slate with a game against Brigham Young atthe newly expanded Carl Smith Center, home of David A. Harrison IIIFieldat Scott Stadium on Sept. 2. Virginia’s football stadium has beenundergoing an expansion project scheduled to be completed before thestartof the upcoming season that will increase the stadium capacity to61,500.

Virginia will also play home games against Richmond (Sept. 9), Clemson(Sept. 23), Maryland (Oct. 7), North Carolina (Oct. 28), and N.C. State(Nov. 18).

Road games include contests against both participants in last season’snational title game-Florida State on Oct. 21 and Virginia Tech on Nov.25.

The schedule also features a Thursday night game against Georgia Tech inAtlanta on Nov. 9. The Cavaliers’ first road game is at Duke on Sept.16.Virginia also plays at Wake Forest on Sept. 30.

The annual spring game will be played on April 14 (Friday) at 6:00 p.m.atKloeckner Stadium. In case of rain, the game will be played at theUniversity Hall Turf Field.

Virginia finished the 1999 season with a 7-5 record and faced Illinoisinthe Bowl. Last season marked the 13th season in a rowVirginiawon at least seven games.

2000 Virginia Football Schedule

Sept. 2 Brigham Young
Sept. 9 Richmond
Sept. 16 at Duke
Sept. 23 Clemson
Sept. 30 at Wake Forest
Oct. 7 Maryland
Oct. 21 at Florida State
Oct. 28 North Carolina
Nov. 9 (Thurs.) at Georgia Tech
Nov. 18 N.C. State
Nov. 25 at Virginia Tech

This schedule should be considered tentative and subject to change.

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