No. 6 Virginia Hosts No. 11 Louisville on Sunday
|No. 11 Louisville Cardinals (9-4, 1-3 ACC ) at No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers (9-5, 2-3 ACC)|
|Date and Time||Sunday, April 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | KlÃ¶ckner Stadium|
|Media||| Cavaliers Live Streaming Video ($)|
|Additional Information||Virginia Lacrosse Ticket Information | Season Stats |
Game Notes | 2015 Fact Book | ExperienceUVaWomensLacrosse
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April 10, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 6 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (9-5, 2-3 ACC) hosts No. 11 Louisville (9-4, 1-3 ACC) on Sunday, April 12 at 1 p.m. at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
Live streaming video of the game will be available online on VirginiaSports.com as part of the Cavaliers Live subscription package. Live statistics (GameTracker) will also be available. The video and live stats also can be accessed through the Virginia Sports app, which is available through iTunes.
Virginia had a six-game win streak snapped with a 14-4 loss to Notre Dame last Saturday (April 4). Virginia also dipped from No. 4 to No. 6 in the NFHCA rankings after the loss.
Senior Daniela Eppler (Baltimore, Md.) scored half of Virginia’s goals against Notre Dame, her second multi-goal performance of the season.
Senior Courtney Swan (Vero Beach, Fla.) logged her 25th assist of the season against Notre Dame. Swan leads the ACC, averaging 1.79 assists per game. Swan is also among the top players in the conference in draw controls, ranking third in the ACC and 11th in the nation with 4.7 per game. Swan needs one more assist to move onto the Virginia career assist top-10 list and tie Tyler Leachman (2003-06) with 66 assists.
Senior Liza Blue (Butler, Md.), who was one of five players added this week to the Tewaaraton Watch List, scored a goal and had an assist against Notre Dame. Blue currently ranks 10th in the Virginia career goals list with 127, needing three more to move into a tie for ninth place with Debbie Easter (1980-83).
Freshman goalkeeper Rachel Vander Kolk (Severna Park, Md.), who has averaged 11.5 saves pre game in her last four contests, leads the ACC in total saves (107) and saves per game (7.64). Heading into this weekend’s games, Vander Kolk’s 107 saves ranks 11th in the nation.
Louisville will be the 10th ranked opponent the Cavaliers have faced in 14 games this season. UVa is 4-5 against ranked teams this season.
After a 5-0 start to the season, Louisville has gone 4-4 in its last eight games, including an 18-5 loss to North Carolina last Saturday (April 4). The Cardinals rank 10th in scoring offense in the NCAA, scoring 14.23 goals per game.
Faye Brust leads the team with 55 points on 45 goals and 10 assists, ranking first in the ACC and seventh in the NCAA with 3.75 goals per game. Hannah Koloski is ranked third in the ACC with 3.25 goals per game, and Kaylin Morissette is ranked fifth with 3.08. Morissette leads the ACC in draw controls, averaging 11.15 per game. Goalkeeper Ashley Peacock has the second-lowest goals-against average in the ACC at 7.42. Peacock leads the ACC with 2.83 ground balls per game.
Virginia closes out the regular-season on Friday, April 17 when it hosts Virginia Tech at 6 p.m. The April 17 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. The Cavaliers currently lead the Clash by a score of 9 to 7. Learn more about Virginia529 and this new competition at TheCommonwealthClash.com.
Single-game reserved seats are available for all women’s home games for $7. Single-game general admission adult tickets for women’s home games are $5, while youth (18 and under), seniors (60 and over), and UVa faculty and staff tickets are $4 each.
The Cavaliers will also be hosting the ACC Tournament at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium April 23-26. All-session tickets are $14 for reserved seats, $10 for general admission adult tickets and $8 for students and seniors. Single-session tickets are $7 for reserved seats, $5 for general admission adult tickets and $4 for students and seniors.