No. 13 Virginia Travels to Navy Wednesday
April 5, 2016
|No. 13 Virginia at Navy|
|Date/Time||Wednesday, April 6, 6 p.m.|
|Multimedia/Game Info||– Live Video|
|Location||Annapolis, Md. | Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium|
|Additional Information||Ticket Info | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 13 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (6-6, 1-4 ACC) begins a four-game road swing at Navy (7-4, 2-2 AAC) on Wednesday (April 6) at 6 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md.
Live stats and live video streaming will be available through links on VirginiaSports.com. Campus Insiders will stream the game free.
Virginia is coming off a 15-14 win over No. 10 Boston College last Saturday to earn its first conference victory. The Cavaliers were efficient on offense with 15 goals on 24 shots. Sophomore Kasey Behr (Northport, N.Y.) and freshman Maggie Jackson (Alexandria, Va.) each had four goals. It was a career-high for Jackson, who was 4-for-4 on shots and picked up a team-best four draw controls.
Behr leads the team with 30 points (27 goals, 3 assist). Junior Posey Valis (Baltimore, Md.) has 29 points (26g, 3a), while junior Besser Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) has dished out a team-high 10 assists. Sophomore goalkeeper Rachel Vander Kolk (Severna Park, Md.) is second in the conference with 8.17 saves per game, including recording 10 against Boston College.
Virginia and Navy met for the first time in 2015, with the Cavaliers earning the 15-13 win in Charlottesville. This will be the first ever meeting between the two teams in Annapolis. Virginia has 10 players on its roster from the state of Maryland.
Navy has won two-straight games entering Wednesday’s matchup, with wins over Lehigh, 11-5, and Army West Point, 11-5. The Mids are 0-2 in games against ranked opponents, falling to No. 5 Duke, 18-9, and No. 14 Boston College, 17-9. Navy is averaging 10.64 goals per game, while allowing just 8.00. Jenna Collins leads the team with 32 points (25g, 7a) and has 44 draw controls, 18 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers on the year.
Virginia remains on the road at No. 6 Louisville on Saturday, April 16 followed by a trip to No. 1 Maryland on Wednesday, April 20. The Cavaliers close out the regular season at Virginia Tech on Friday, April 22.