Aug. 3, 2016

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s soccer team enters the 2016 season ranked No. 17 in the annual preseason poll released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

After reaching the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament, Virginia returns 18 letterwinners this season, including seven starters, while welcoming in a top five-ranked recruiting class. UVA has won seven national championships and 15 ACC titles and appeared in 35-consecutive NCAA tournaments – the longest current streak in the nation.

Led by 21st-year head coach George Gelnovatch, Virginia boasts an outstanding home schedule, including visits from five NCAA qualifiers from 2015 – Coastal Carolina in the season opener (Aug. 26), national runner-up Clemson (Sept. 17), Hofstra (Oct. 4), Radford (Oct. 11) and Notre Dame (Oct. 14). UVA also makes trips to face 2015 NCAA quarterfinalist Wake Forest (Sept. 10) and North Carolina (Oct. 7), which reached the round of 16 last year.

Virginia has three preseason exhibition matches at KlÃÆ’¶ckner Stadium: Longwood (Aug. 13), Liberty (Aug. 16) and Georgetown (Aug. 20).

2016 Ticket Information

Virginia soccer season tickets are on sale and offer the best value. All fans can order season tickets online, in person or by telephone. To purchase tickets online, visit VirginiaSports.com/Tickets. In-person purchases can be made at the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).

Reserved season tickets are $45. Reserved season tickets were sold out in 2015 and these ticket holders will have the first opportunity to renew their seats. All new orders will be placed on a waitlist and customers will be contacted after the July 22 priority deadline regarding their status. General Admission season tickets also are available for adults ($20), Youth/Senior ($15) and UVA Faculty/Staff ($15).

Single-game tickets go on sale Aug. 8 and are $9 for reserved seats if available, $7 for adults and $5 for youth, seniors and faculty/staff. Group ticket orders of 20 or more tickets are $4.

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