CHARLOTTESVILLE – The No. 6 Virginia women’s soccer team continues its nine-game homestand on Tuesday as it hosts St. John’s. The game, postponed from Sunday due to Hurricane Irene, will begin at 5 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.
Tickets are $7 for adult general admission and $5 for youth, senior and faculty/staff general admission.
Fans with tickets for Sunday’s St. John’s game may (a) bring their ticket to the Klöckner Stadium gate for the same seat on Tuesday, (b) exchange their ticket in advance for a General Admission ticket to any other regular season game by calling the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at (800) 542-8821 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or (c) bring their ticket to the gate for General Admission seating at any remaining regular season home game, subject to seat availability at the time of arrival.
The Cavaliers (3-0) are coming off a 9-1 rout of Liberty on Friday night, posting their highest goal total in a game since 2005. Virginia has 11 different goals scorers this season, led by Caroline Miller (Rockville, Md.), who has already matched her 2010 total of four goals.
St. John’s (1-1-1) is coming off a scoreless draw Friday night against Fordham. The Red Storm is making its second trip to the Commonwealth of Virginia this season, having opened the year with a 5-0 loss at William & Mary and a 2-1 win at George Mason.
Virginia and St. John’s are meeting for the second time, and for the first time in the regular season. The only previous meeting came in 2009, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in University Park, Pa. The Cavaliers advanced 3-1 in penalty kicks after the teams played a scoreless draw despite UVa’s 39-6 shot advantage in the game.
The Cavaliers will continue their homestand with two more home games this weekend, hosting Arizona State on Friday at 7 p.m. and Drexel on Sunday at 2 p.m.