Virginia Hosts Virginia Tech Friday Night
Nov. 13, 2014
|Virginia hosts Virginia|
|Date/Time||Friday, November 13, 7 p.m.|
|NC State Multimedia/Game Info||– Live Video ($)|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Memorial Gymnasium|
|Additional Information||Ticket Info | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Commonwealth Clash|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-The Virginia volleyball team (15-11, 8-5 ACC) returns home after four-consecutive away matches to host Virginia Tech (11-14, 4-8 ACC) on Friday (Nov. 14) at 7 p.m. at Memorial Gymnasium.
Live stats for the match will be available through VirginiaSports.com and the match video will be streamed live through the Cavaliers Live subscription package.
Single-match general admission tickets are $5. Youth, senior and faculty/staff general admission tickets are $4 and group tickets (20 or more) are $3 per ticket. Fans can order tickets online at VirginiaSports.com 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 each match.
Game-day parking for volleyball matches is available free of charge at the Culbreth Road Garage, located behind Carr’s Hill Field. Limited parking is available at the Central Grounds Garage (hourly rates apply).
Friday night’s match will be a Cavman’s Crew Day with face painting and a balloon artist for youth in attendance from 6:30-7:30 p.m. To sign up for Cavman’s Crew, click here. In addition, the match will be an Orange Passport event. UVa students in attendance will receive Domino’s Pizza and Pepsi beverages and earn Sabre Points.
The match is sponsored by Virginia529, the official college savings plan of the University of Virginia Athletics. There is a half point at stake in the Virginia529 Commonwealth Clash, the new point rivalry series between the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech, after the Cavaliers earned a half point with a 3-2 victory Oct. 11 in Blacksburg. Virginia leads the Commonwealth Clash, 4.5-0. Learn more about Virginia529 and this new competition at thecommonwealthclash.com.
Virginia dropped a pair of matches last weekend in the Sunshine State, falling at No. 3 Florida State, 3-1, on Nov. 7 and at Miami, 3-1, on Nov. 9. Junior Lauren Fuller (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) ranks third in the ACC with 10.66 assists per set, while junior Natalie Bausback (Carlsbad, Calif.) is seventh in the conference with a .352 hitting percentage.
Virginia Tech comes into the weekend after being swept by North Carolina, 3-0, on Nov. 9 in Chapel Hill, N.C. Lindsey Owens leads the Hokies and is ninth in the ACC with 3.29 kills per set.
UVa holds a 33-30 advantage in the all-time series after winning the last three meetings, including 3-2 on Oct. 11 in Blacksburg. Virginia Tech had a two-set, 20-17 lead in the third, but the Cavaliers stormed back, fought off three match points in the fifth and held on for an 18-16 win.
Up next, Virginia concludes its home schedule at Memorial Gymnasium with matches against Georgia Tech on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. and Pitt on Nov. 23 at 1p.m.