No. 7 Virginia Hosts William & Mary Wednesday
|No. 7 Virginia hosts William & Mary|
|Date/Time||Wednesday, March 2, 7 p.m.|
|Multimedia/Game Info||– Live Video ($)|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | KlÃ¶ckner Stadium | Parking Map|
|Additional Information||Ticket Info | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
March 1, 2016
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 7 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (3-1) will continue its home stand on Wednesday when it hosts in-state foe William & Mary (2-1) for a 7 p.m. draw at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium.
Live stats and live video stream will be available on VirginiaSports.com.
Due to a concert at John Paul Jones Arean, the University Hall and JPJ parking lots will be reserved for concert parking and free parking will be available in the Emmet/Ivy Parking Garage. A map of all parking restrictions can be found in the links above.
Virginia is coming off a 16-13 win over then-No. 6 Penn State at home on Saturday. The Cavaliers never trailed in the game, but saw two ties including a 12-12 tie after a 6-0 run by the Nittany Lions. UVA finished the game on a 4-1 run to take the win. Junior Kelly Reese (Severna Park, Md.), who finished with a career-high five goals, scored the game-winner.
Sophomore goalkeeper Rachel Vander Kolk (Severna Park, Md.) notched 11 saves in the net for the Cavaliers and helped hold the Nittany Lions to just 4-of-11 on free position shots. Vander Kolk also led UVA with four ground balls.
Reese was named the Inside Lacrosse National Player of the Week and ACC Co-Offensive Player of the Week after scoring nine goals in UVA’s two games. Vander Kolk earned her second ACC Defensive Player of the Week honor with 20 saves and eight ground balls total.
UVA leads the ACC in saves per game, averaging 8.75 and Vander Kolk leads individually with the same mark. Reese and junior Posey Valis (Alexandria, Va.) rank fifth in the league with 2.75 goals per game.
This will be the 51st meeting between Virginia and William & Mary. The Cavaliers lead the series 32-17-1 all-time and are 16-7 in games played at home. UVA has won 14-straight games, including a 16-6 victory in 2015.
William & Mary fell in its season opener to No. 1 Maryland, 19-7, but has won its last two games over Gardner-Webb, 19-3, and Oregon, 15-14. Shannon Quinn leads the Tribe with seven goals, while Danielle Palmucci has dished out a team-best eight assists. William & Mary is averaging 13.67 goals per game with a .919 shots on goal percentage.
UVA hosts No. 2 Syracuse on Saturday, March 5 at 12 p.m. to begin ACC action before going back on the road at Loyola Maryland on Wednesday, March 9.
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.