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No. 4 Virginia (18-2, 9-1 ACC) vs. High Point (12-4-4, 7-2-1 Big South)
Date & Time Nov. 14 • 7 p.m.
Location Charlottesville, Va. | Klockner Stadium
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Nov. 13, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE – The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team begins play in the 2014 NCAA Tournament Friday as it hosts High Point. Game time at Klöckner Stadium is 7 p.m.

Tickets for the game are $9 for reserved seats, $7 for adult general admission and $5 for youth/student/senior citizen general admission. Fans can order tickets for the tournament online at and by phone through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at 800-542-UVA1 (8821) or 434-924-UVA1 (8821). Tickets are also available at the gate beginning one hour prior to the start of play.

Free public parking will be available in the University Hall lot, the McCue lot and at the Emmet/Ivy Garage. The Virginia women’s basketball team hosts Ohio State at 7 p.m. on Friday, so the John Paul Jones Arena lot and garage is reserved for women’s basketball permit holders.

This season marks the 17th time in the past 21 years that the Cavaliers have hosted NCAA Tournament play at Klöckner Stadium. Overall, Virginia has a 25-12-3 record in home NCAA Tournament games.

Virginia is making its 21st consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance and its 27th overall. Only North Carolina and Notre Dame have longer active streaks of tournament appearances. Last year Virginia advanced to its first College Cup in since 1991, falling to eventual champion UCLA in a penalty kick shootout following a 1-1 tie in the semifinals.

Virginia enters the NCAA Tournament with an 18-2 record, with both losses coming to Florida State. The Cavaliers lead the ACC in scoring at 3.25 goals per game and have had 15 different goal scorers this season. Virginia has won 29 consecutive home games, the eighth-longest streak in Division I history, and has won 46 consecutive games against unranked opponents.

High Point received an automatic bid as the champion of the Big South. The Panthers (12-4-4) are making their fifth NCAA Tournament appearance and first since 2010.

Friday’s game is the first meeting between the schools. The Cavaliers have played the Big South champion in the first round of the NCAA Tournament twice before, defeating Liberty in 2001 and 2005.

The winner of the Virginia-High Point game will play either Rutgers or La Salle in the second round on Nov. 21.

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