No. 15 Virginia Hosts No. 10 Boston College on Senior Day
April 1, 2016
|No. 15 Virginia hosts No. 10 Boston College|
|Date/Time||Saturday, April 2, 1 p.m.|
|Multimedia/Game Info||– Live Video ($)|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | KlÃ¶ckner Stadium|
|Additional Information||Ticket Info | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 15 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (5-6, 0-4 ACC) hosts No. 10 Boston College (6-4, 1-3 ACC) in its final regular-season home game on Saturday at 1 p.m. at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium.
Live stats and live video stream will be available on VirginiaSports.com.
Saturday’s game will serve as Senior Day for Virginia. UVA’s five seniors, Mary Alati (Glen Ridge, N.J.), Brooke Boyd (Baltimore, Md.), Kelly Boyd (Baltimore, Md.), Ella Cooper (Cockeysville, Md.) and Sarah Gillespie (Mendham, N.J.) will be honored prior to the match. The group has helped lead UVA to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the Final Four in 2014. They have totaled over 230 games played in their careers and have seen over 40 wins, with 18 of those coming against top-25 ranked opponents.
The Cavaliers are 4-2 this season in home games. UVA picked up a win over JMU last Wednesday in its most-recent home contest, but fell to Duke 11-8 on the road last Saturday. Junior Posey Valis (Baltimore, Md.) and sophomore Kasey Behr (Northport, N.Y.) each had three goals to lead the Cavaliers against the Blue Devils.
Virginia leads Boston College 12-2 in the series. UVA has won the last two meetings, both coming as upsets against a higher-ranked BC team. Last season the No. 5 Cavaliers topped the No. 2 Eagles 15-13 on the road. UVA holds an 8-0 advantage in games played in Charlottesville. The teams were picked to tie for fifth place in the ACC Preseason Poll.
Boston College has won three of its last four games, but is coming off a 13-12 loss to North Carolina last Saturday. The Eagles’ only ACC win was against Syracuse, 13-8, on March 19. Sarah Mannelly leads BC with 34 points (20g, 14a). Sam Apuzzo has a team-high 21 goals. Molly Erdle leads the defense with 22 ground balls and 20 caused turnovers.
Virginia will begin a stretch of four road games to close out the regular season at Navy on Wednesday, April 6 before returning to ACC play at No. 6 Louisville on Saturday, April 16.