Virginia Hosts In-State Foe VMI on Tuesday Night
March 28, 2016
|Virginia vs. VMI â€¢ #UVAMLAX #GoHoos
|Date/Time||Tues., March 28, 2016 | 7 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | KlÃ¶ckner Stadium (8,000)|
|Radio||WINA 1070 AM | 98.9 FM|
|Multimedia||| Cavaliers Live (Subscription Video Stream)|
|Game Notes||Virginia Game Notes|
|Additional Information||Tickets | 2016 Fact Book | 2016 Statistics|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia Cavaliers (4-5) return to action when in-state foe VMI visits KlÃ¶ckner Stadium on Tuesday night. Faceoff with the Keydets (1-9) is set for 7 p.m.
Live stats will be available at VirginiaSports.com. There will be a live radio broadcast in the Charlottesville area on WINA 1070 AM and 98.9 FM, and it will be simulcast as a video webcast available through the Cavaliers Live subscription package at VirginiaSports.com. Luke Neer will bring the play-by-play and Doug Tarring will provide the analysis.
Virginia owns a 22-0 all-time record against the Keydets and 2016 is the 11th-straight season the two programs have met in a series that started in 1949. Virginia head coach Dom Starsia is 15-0 all-time against VMI. The Cavaliers’ average victory margin in the series is 17.6 goals.
James Pannell leads UVA with 17 goals and 25 points. Zed Williams is next with 16 goals, while Mike D’Amario and Ryan Lukacovic round out the top scorers with 12 goals apiece. Greg Coholan leads UVA with 10 assists to go with his 10 goals. Jason Murphy is winning 64.3 percent of his draws at the faceoff X. Matt Barrett is saving 44.8 percent of shots between the pipes, while posting a 10.63 goals against average.
VMI head coach Jon Birsner is in his first season as the head coach of the Keydets after serving as an assistant at Furman. Wesley Sanders leads the Keydets with 19 goals and 22 points. Cody Sheetz owns six goals, while Tom Nofi is second on the team with eight points. John O’Donnell leads VMI with five assists. Joe Riccadonna is saving 47 percent of shots in the cage and posting a 14.12 goals against average.
After VMI, UVA returns to action on Saturday at Richmond. Faceoff against the Spiders is set for 1 p.m. The game will be televised live on Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic.
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.