No. 4 Virginia Hosts William & Mary Monday
|William & Mary (4-3, 0-0 CAA) at No. 4 Virginia (7-0, 2-0 ACC)|
|Date and Time||Monday, Sept. 21, 6 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Turf Field|
|Media||Live Streaming Video ||
|Additional Information||2015 Season Stats | 2015 Fact Book (.pdf)|
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Sept. 20, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 4 Virginia field hockey team (7-0, 2-0 ACC) closes out its current homestand when it hosts William & Mary (4-3, 0-0 CAA) on Monday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. at University Hall Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.
Admission is free for all of Virginia’s regular-season home field hockey games.
The game will stream live online with a paid Cavaliers Live subscription.
The Cavaliers have started the season 7-0 for the second time in the last three years and will be looking for their first 8-0 stretch to start a campaign since the squad began the 2010 season 9-0. Virginia’s best-ever start to a season was an 11-0 run to begin 2009. UVa made it to the NCAA semifinals in both 2009 and 2010.
Virginia is coming off a 4-2 victory over No. 7 Duke on Friday night. Junior Riley Tata (Virginia Beach, Va.) scored a pair of goals against the Blue Devils. Tata has scored the game-winning goal in each of the last two games.
Junior midfielder Lucy Hyams (Whitstable, England) had a goal and two assists in the Duke game. Hyams has 13 points this season, scoring four goals with a team-high five assists. Sophomore midfielder Tara Vittese (Cherry Hill, N.J.) continues to lead the team in points with 15 on a team-high six goals with three assists.
Virginia leads the all-time series against William & Mary, 27-16-2. The last time W&M played in Charlottesville, 2013, the Tribe upset the No. 5 Cavaliers 2-1. UVa won last year’s meeting, 9-0, in Williamsburg.
William & Mary is coming off a 3-2 win over New Hampshire. Pippin Saunders leads the Tribe with 15 points on six goals and three assists.
Virginia returns to ACC action on Friday, playing at No. 2 Syracuse on Friday, Sept. 25 at 4 p.m.