Virginia Hosts No. 13 Duke on Senior Day
April 14, 2016
|Virginia vs. No. 13 Duke â€¢ #UVAMLAX #GoHoos
|Date/Time||Sun., April 17, 2016 | 12 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | KlÃ¶ckner Stadium (8,000)|
|Television||ESPN2 | WatchESPN|
|Multimedia||| Cavaliers Live (Subscription Audio Stream)|
|Game Notes||Virginia Game Notes|
|Additional Information||Tickets | 2016 Fact Book | 2016 Statistics|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia (6-6, 0-3 ACC) returns to KlÃ¶ckner Stadium on Sunday when the Cavaliers host the Duke Blue Devils (7-6, 1-2 ACC). Faceoff is set for noon.
UVA is receiving votes in the Cascade/Maverik media poll. Duke is ranked No. 16 in the media poll and No. 13 in the USILA coaches poll.
Live stats of the game will be available at VirginiaSports.com. There will be a live audio webcast through the Cavaliers Live subscription package at VirginiaSports.com. Luke Neer will bring the play-by-play and Doug Tarring will provide the analysis. ESPN2 will televise the game live in HD with Eamon McAnaney bringing the play-by-play, while Quint Kessinich and Matt Ward will be adding color analysis. The game will be simulcast via WatchESPN.
Eleven fourth and fifth years will be honored prior to the game as part of Senior Day festivities. Greg Cholan, Michael Howard, Albert Kammler, Dan Marino, Will McNamara, Nate Menninger, Carlson Milikin, James Pannell, Tanner Scales, Dickson Smith and Zach Wood will all be honored prior to first draw.
At halftime UVA’s 2006 NCAA title team will be honored in a 10-year anniversary celebration. The 2006 team went 17-0 on its way to the program’s fourth of five NCAA titles.
Sunday marks the 80th all-time meeting between the Cavaliers and the Blue Devils, a series in which the Cavaliers own a 49-30 advantage since 1938. The 49 victories are the second most wins UVA has against an opponent in program history, but the Blue Devils have won 15 of the last 16 meetings, including the last seven. Virginia’s last win in the series was in the 2010 ACC Tournament.
James Pannell leads UVA with 24 goals and 34 points. Ryan Lukacovic is next with 18 goals and a team-best 12 assists for 30 points. Zed Williams and Mike D’Amario round out the top scorers with 17 and 15 goals, respectively. Matt Barrett is saving 47.9 percent of shots against him and is posting a 10.04 goals against average.
Duke head coach John Danowski is in his 10th season at Duke and won NCAA titles in 2010, 2013 and 2014. Justin Guterding is leading Duke with 53 points off of 32 goals and 21 assists. Myles Jones has 25 goals and a team-high 27 assists. Deemer Class has a team-high 36 goals. Danny Fowler is saving 49.6 percent of goals against him and posting a 10.26 goals against average.
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.