No. 2 Virginia Hosts VMI Monday Night In Second of Three Exhibitions
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The second-ranked Virginia men’s soccer team hosts VMI on Monday night in its second of three preseason exhibition contests. Kick-off from Klöckner Stadium is 7 p.m., and tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for youth/seniors. Reserved seats for the game are available for $6.
Live statistics for the exhibition will be available at VirginiaSports.com.
In its first preseason exhibition on Friday (Aug. 20), Virginia topped VCU, 1-0. Sophomore midfielder Ari Dimas (Chesapeake, Va.) scored the game-winning goal for Virginia.
After a scoreless first 30-minute period, Dimas one-timed a cross from classmate Ahkeel Rodney (Elmont, N.Y.) and found the left side of the net to provide the difference for the Cavaliers in the 54th minute.
Virginia is unbeaten in its last 16 games (13-0-3), dating back to a 1-0 double-overtime loss at North Carolina on Oct. 2, 2009. The Cavaliers are also riding a 10-game unbeaten streak in Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers are ranked No. 2 in the preseason rankings released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
Virginia travels to George Mason on Saturday, Aug. 28, for its final preseason exhibition. Kick-off in Fairfax, Va., is 7 p.m.
The regular season begins on Sept. 3 – a full day of soccer for fans. Virginia Tech and St. John’s square off in men’ soccer action at Klöckner Stadium at 2:30 p.m., followed by the Virginia women’s soccer team vs. Richmond at 5:30 p.m. The nightcap will be the ‘Hoos vs. UAB at 8 p.m.
Fans can order 2010 season tickets online, in person or by telephone. To purchase tickets online, visit VirginiaSports.com. In-person sales can be made at the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).
The 2010 All-Soccer Reserved Season Pass (reserved seats for all home men’s and women’s games) is $90. The Men’s Soccer Reserved Season Pass is $50. General Admission All-Soccer Season Passes are also available for adults ($40), Youth/Senior ($30) and Faculty/Staff ($30).