|NCAA Round of 16 Â• #4 Virginia (20-2) vs. #14 Kentucky (16-6-1)|
|Date & Time||Nov. 23 Â• 5 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klockner Stadium|
|NCAA Tournament Info||Interactive Bracket | NCAA Tournament Homepage|
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Nov. 22, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The fourth-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team will continue play in the 2014 NCAA Tournament with a round of 16 match against No. 14 Kentucky Sunday. Game time at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium will be 5 p.m., and live stats will be available through GameTracker on VirginiaSports.com.
Tickets 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 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 KlÃ¶ckner Stadium box office, which opens at noon. The Virginia men’s soccer team hosts UNC Wilmington in a NCAA Tournament second round game at 1 p.m. Separate tickets will be required for the men’s and women’s games on Sunday.
Cash parking ($5) will be available in the University Hall, McCue and John Paul Jones Arena lots. Free parking will be available in the Emmet/Ivy Garage.
This season marks the 17th time in the past 21 years that the Cavaliers have hosted NCAA Tournament play at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium. Overall, Virginia has a 27-12-3 record in home NCAA Tournament games.
Virginia is making its 21st consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance and its 27th overall. The Cavaliers have reached the round of 16 for the 10th consecutive year, tied for the second-longest active streak in the nation (tied with Florida State, behind North Carolina). Virginia is looking for its third quarterfinal appearance in the past four years with a victory.
Virginia (20-2) downed Rutgers 3-0 in the second round Friday to post its second consecutive 20-win season. The Cavaliers scored three goals in a seven-minute span early in the second half to down the Scarlet Knight. Virginia leads the nation in scoring with 76 goals this season and has won 31 consecutive games at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium, the seventh-longest home winning streak in NCAA history.
Kentucky (16-6-1) reached its first NCAA round of 16 with a 3-1 victory over Arizona State in Friday’s first game in Charlottesville. The Wildcats are 9-1-1 over their last 11 games, including a run to the SEC Tournament final.
The teams have only met once before, a 2-1 Kentucky victory at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium in 1994. The Cavaliers are 2-0 this season against SEC opponents, winning 3-0 at Alabama and 2-1 over Tennessee.
The Virginia-Kentucky winner will play the UCLA-Pepperdine winner in a quarterfinal game next week. The date, time and location of that game will be determined after the completion of Sunday’s games.