No. 9 UVa Hosts No. 14 Georgetown Saturday on Senior Day
April 17, 2015
|Â No. 9 Virginia vs. No. 14 Georgetown
|Date/Time||Sat., April 18, 2015 | 1 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | KlÃ¶ckner Stadium (8,000)|
|Multimedia||Â |Â Cavaliers Live (Subscription Video Stream)|
|Game Notes||Full Virginia Game Notes|
|Additional Information||Tickets | Facebook | 2015 Fact Book |Â 2015 Statistics | Parking Map|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia returns home on Saturday when the Cavaliers host the Georgetown Hoyas on Senior Day. Faceoff is set for 1 p.m. UVa (8-4) is ranked No. 9 in the USILA coaches poll and No. 10 in the Cascade/Maverik media poll. Georgetown (8-4) is ranked No. 14 in the coaches poll and No. 13 in the media poll.
Gates open at 12 p.m. and free parking is available in the University Hall, John Paul Jones Arena and McCue Center lots and the Emmet/Ivy Garage.Â Baseball hosts Miami at 1 p.m. and track & field hosts the Virginia Challenge all day on Saturday, and fans for both sports will be able to access the same parking lots.
Live stats of the game will be available at VirginiaSports.com. There will be a live video webcast available through Cavaliers Live at VirginiaSports.com for a subscription fee. Jack Bird will bring the play-by-play and Doug Tarring will provide the analysis.
Nine fourth- and fifth-years will be honored before the game as part of this year’s Senior Day festivities. Thompson Brown, Greg Coholan, Tyler German, manager Sean Knightly, Tanner Ottenbreit, Davi Sacco, manager Michael Starsia, Ryan Tucker and Owen Van Arsdale will all be honored.
Despite the relative proximity of the two schools, Saturday is only the third time UVa and Georgetown have met (although they have scrimmaged regularly in the preseason.) Prior to Saturday the series has only been played in the NCAA Tournament when UVa won the 2003 and 2006 meetings, both NCAA quarterfinal matchups, en route to NCAA championships for the Cavaliers.
Coholan leads UVa with 32 goals and 40 points. Zed Williams (18 goals, 17 assists) and Ryan Lukacovic (13 goals, 22 assists) are tied for second on the team with 35 points. Tucker and Van Arsdale are tied for second on the team with 22 goals apiece. Matt Barrett is saving 56.1 percent of shots between the pipes and is posting an 11.09 goals against average.
Georgetown head coach Kevin Warne is in his third season at Georgetown and returns 25 letterwinners and seven starters off of last season’s 4-10 squad. Bo Stafford leads Georgetown with 23 goals and 20 assists for a team-best 43 points. Reilly O’Connor and Peter Conley are tied for second on the team with 19 goals. O’Connor is second on the team with 37 assists. Nick Marrocco is saving 56.8 percent of shots in the cage and is posting a 10.64 goals against average.
Tickets for Virginia home lacrosse games can be purchased online at VirginiaSports.com, by phone at (800) 542-8821 or in person at the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Reserved seats for men’s home games are on sale for $10. Single-game general admission adult tickets for men’s home games are $8, while youth (18 and under), seniors (60 and over), and UVa faculty and staff tickets are $6 each. General admission tickets for groups of 20 or more are priced at $4.
UVa returns to action on Sat., April 25 when they play Penn in the ACC/Penn Challenge at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. Faceoff is set for 7:30 p.m. and the game will be webcast live on ESPN3.
The UVa athletics equipment staff will once again be selling authentic game-worn jerseys and helmets along with other athletic equipment prior to the Saturday baseball and lacrosse games at Davenport Field and KlÃ¶ckner Stadium. This includes baseball jerseys and helmets.
All jerseys and helmets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Methods of payment include cash and credit cards (no checks). The jersey/helmet sale will take place inside the main entrance to Davenport and KlÃ¶ckner beginning at noon and lasting until 3 p.m.