|No. 3 Virginia (15-1, 7-1 ACC) at No. 14 Virginia Tech (13-4, 4-4 ACC)|
|Date & Time||Oct. 26 Â• 5 p.m.|
|Location||Blacksburg, Va. | Thompson Field|
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Oct. 25, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The third-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team concludes a three-game road trip Sunday as it visits No. 14 Virginia Tech. Game time at Thompson Field in Blacksburg is 5 p.m.
The UVa-Virginia Tech game is sponsored by Virginia529, the official college savings plan of University of Virginia Athletics. There is one point at stake in the Virginia529 Commonwealth Clash, the new point rivalry series between University of Virginia and Virginia Tech. This is the third overall Commonwealth Clash meeting of 2014-15 with Virginia leading, 1.5 to 0, after the Cavaliers’ victories in men’s soccer and the first or two volleyball matchups of the year. Learn more about Virginia529 and this new competition at thecommonwealthclash.com.
Virginia (15-1, 7-1 ACC) is riding a five-game win streak and clinched a spot in the four-team ACC Tournament with a 3-1 win at Duke Thursday. The Cavaliers lead the ACC and rank second nationally in scoring offense at 3.44 goals per game. Junior Makenzy Doniak (Chino Hills, Calif.) is second in the league in scoring with 30 points on 11 goals and eight assists. Senior Danielle Colaprico (Freehold, N.J.) leads the ACC with 13 assists.
The Hokies are 13-4-0 this season and 4-4-0 in the ACC after a 5-0 win at Syracuse on Thursday. The victory snapped a two-game losing streak as Virginia Tech fell 2-1 at No. 2 Florida State and 1-0 at home to Wake Forest.
Virginia leads the all-time series 17-3-1, including a 5-1-0 advantage in Blacksburg. The teams split two games last season with Virginia winning 2-0 in Charlottesville in the regular season finale and the Hokies winning 4-2 a week later in the ACC Tournament semifinals in Cary, N.C. The Cavaliers have won their last two games in Blacksburg, 3-0 in 2010 and 5-0 in 2012.
Virginia will return home to conclude the regular season on Nov. 1 against Pitt. Game time at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium is 7 p.m. Before the game the Cavaliers will honor the four senior members of the team, Colaprico, Campbell Millar (McLean, Va.), Mary Morgan (Norfolk, Va.) and Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.), who returns to the team after international duty with the United States Women’s National Team at CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying.