Aug. 30, 2017
|No. 3 Virginia (3-0-0) vs. Wisconsin (3-1-0)|
|Date & Time||Aug. 31 – 8 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium|
|Match Notes||UVA Match Notes|
|Multimedia||| ACC Network Extra|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 3 Virginia (3-0-0) women’s soccer team continues home competition on Thursday night, hosting Wisconsin (3-1-0) at 8 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium. The match is the second half of a doubleheader with the No. 12 Virginia men’s soccer team.
It’s part of a five-match home stand for the Cavaliers that started this past weekend with a 2-0 win over Liberty on Sunday.
The contest will air on ACC Network Extra, which is available to authenticated subscribers of ESPN3 through WatchESPN and the ESPN app. Fans can also keep up with the action through live stats linked at VirginiaSports.com or by following the program’s official Twitter account @UVAWSoccer.
– Virginia has scored two goals in each match this season from five different players
– The Cavaliers are coming off a 2-0 win over Liberty at home on Sunday
– Taryn Torres hit the game-winner, while Montana Sutton added her first goal of the season
– It’s the sixth time in the last seven seasons the Cavaliers have started 3-0 out of the gates
– Freshman goalkeeper Laurel Ivory and sophomore forward Taylor Ziemer were named ACC
Player of the Week by the league office after the wins over West Virginia and Liberty
– The Cavaliers moved into the top 5 nationally in the polls following the week-two wins
THE SERIES WITH WISCONSIN
– UVA and Wisconsin have faced each other five times with UVA leading the series 3-2-0
– The Cavaliers and the Badgers are tied 1-1 in games played in Charlottesville
– Wisconsin won the last meeting, 2-1 in overtime in the regular-season finale in 1994
– Mia Ward hit the goal for UVA in the 74th minute before UW tied it on a PK in 87th minute
– This is only the second time in the series that both teams have not been ranked in the polls
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
– UVA hosts the Richmond Spiders at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon
– UVA continues its five-match home stand with matchups vs. UCLA and Penn State next week
– This week, both UCLA and Penn State are ranked in the top 5 of the national polls
– UCLA holds down the top spot in the coaches poll, while Penn State is No. 1 in Soccer America
– UVA has faced UCLA nine times and Penn State 11 times in program history
UPDATED BAG POLICY AT Klöckner STADIUM
Put into place starting with this weekend’s athletic events (Aug. 25-27), Virginia athletics has updated its bag policies to mirror those already in place for Scott Stadium. At Klöckner Stadium, Turf Field and Memorial Gymnasium the following procedures have been put into effect.
All guests are subject to inspection and search for prohibited items. Event staff will examine the contents of bags, jackets, pockets, or any other personal item before admitting guests to the facility. In order to expedite entrance into the facility, it is recommended that guests not bring bags to events and arrive early at the facility entrances.
– Artificial noisemakers^ – see exception below for men’s and women’s soccer games at Klöckner Stadium
– Balls, Frisbees, lacrosse sticks, and similar items
– Containers (including plastic or glass bottles, cans, coolers, or flasks)
– Food and beverages
– Strollers (except umbrella strollers) – prohibited at Scott Stadium only
– Umbrellas – prohibited at Scott Stadium only
^For men’s and women’s soccer matches only, artificial noisemakers are allowed; however air horns, whistles, bullhorns or devices that amplify electric sound, including battery-operated devices, are prohibited.
*The University of Virginia reserves the right to prohibit any item deemed hazardous or disruptive to the athletics event or the enjoyment of the event by other guests.
The above procedures are designed to provide a safe and positive experience for all fans in attendance at Virginia athletics events.