Aug. 18, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 13 Virginia will play its final exhibition game of the 2017 preseason on the road at Georgetown on Saturday (Aug. 19). The match is slated for a 1 p.m. start.
Game Coverage: Live stats and live video will not be available. Follow @UVAMenSoccer on twitter for updates.
Tuesday in Review: Despite 19 shots put forth by the Virginia attack on Tuesday night against Old Dominion, the Monarchs used a first half goal to come away with a 1-0 victory. Senior Pablo Aguilar (Guatemala City, Guatemala) led the Cavaliers with four shots. Junior Jean-Christophe Koffi (Potomac, Md.) landed both his shot attempts on goal.
Preseason Polling: The 12 ACC head coaches have Virginia finishing second in the Coastal Division based on the voting in the league’s annual preseason poll. The Cavaliers finished behind North Carolina in the division standings last season by accumulating 12 points with an ACC record of 3-2-3. The Tar Heels were picked to win the overall championship and defending national runner-up, Wake Forest, was selected to win the Atlantic Division.
Series History: Georgetown and Virginia will square off in the preseason for the second time in three seasons. In regular season action, the Hoyas and Cavaliers have met 12 times with the first meeting occurring in the 1957 season. Virginia holds an 8-2-2 advantage in the all-time series including a 1-1 tie in the NCAA Tournament in 2014 in which the Cavaliers advanced on penalty kicks before winning their seventh national championship.
About the Opponent: The Hoyas are coming off a 2016 campaign where they posted an overall record of 6-9-2. Georgetown goalkeeper, JT Marcinkowski was named the Big East Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year for the second-straight season. Georgetown also returns its third-leading scorer, Christopher Lema, from a year ago.
Look Ahead: The Cavaliers will open up their season with five-straight home games beginning on August 25 matchup against Villanova.
Regular-Season Ticket Information
Reserved season tickets are available and are priced at $45 apiece. General admission season tickets are available for adults ($20), Youth/Senior ($15) and UVA Faculty/Staff ($15).
Single-game tickets 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 per ticket.
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).