No. 6 UVa Continues ACC Play at No. 7 Duke on Sunday
April 10, 2015
|Â No. 6 Virginia at No. 7 Duke
|Date/Time||Sat., April 12, 2015 | 12 p.m.|
|Location||Durham, N.C.Â | Koskinen Stadium (4,000)|
|Television||ESPNU | WatchESPN|
|Radio||WINA 1070 AM|
|Multimedia||GametrackerÂ |Â Cavaliers Live (Subscription Audio Stream)|
|Game Notes||Full Virginia Game Notes|
|Additional Information||Tickets | Facebook | 2015 Fact Book |Â 2015 Statistics|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Virginia (8-3, 0-3 ACC) men’s lacrosse team continues ACC play when it travels to Durham, N.C., to take on the Duke Blue Devils (7-3, 0-3 ACC) on Sunday afternoon at Koskinen Stadium. Faceoff is set for noon. UVa is ranked No. 6 in both the USILA coaches and Cascade/Maverik media polls. Duke is No. 7 in both the coaches and media polls.
Live stats of the game will be available at VirginiaSports.com. There will be a live radio broadcast in the Charlottesville area on WINA 1070 AM and it will be simulcast as an audio webcast available through the Cavaliers Live subscription package at VirginiaSports.com. John Freeman will bring the play-by-play, Doug Tarring will provide the analysis and Jack Bird will be on the sideline. ESPNU will televise the game live in HD with Anish Shroff calling the play-by-play and former UVa All-American Matt Ward adding color analysis. There will be a web simulcast on WatchESPN.
Sunday marks the 79th all-time meeting between the Cavaliers and the Blue Devils, a series in which the Cavaliers own a 49-29 advantage since 1938. The 49 victories are the second most wins UVa has against an opponent in program history, but the Blue Devils have won 14 of the last 15 meetings, including the last six. Virginia’s last win in the series was in the 2010 ACC Tournament and its last win at Koskinen Stadium was during the 2003 regular season, an 11-8 triumph.
Greg Coholan leads UVa with 29 goals and 37 points.Â Ryan Tucker is second on the team with 22 goals, while Owen Van Arsdale has 21 goals.Â Ryan Lukacovic is second on the team with 34 points behind his team-high 21 assists. Matt Barrett is saving 56.5 percent of shots between the pipes and is posting a 10.72 goals against average.
Duke head coach John Danowski is in his ninth season at Duke and returns 31 letterwinners and four starters off of last season’s NCAA Championship team that went 17-3. Myles Jones leads Duke with 51 points on 27 goals and a team-high 24 assists.Â Justin Guterding has a team-best 34 goals and is second on the team with 43 points. Â Deemer Class rounds out the top scorers with 24 goals and 36 points.Â Luke Aaron is saving 48.3 percent of shots between the pipes and is posting an 11.41 goals against average.
Virginia returns to action on Saturday, April 18 when Georgetown comes to KlÃ¶ckner Stadium for Senior Day. Faceoff is set for 1 p.m.