Sept. 20, 2017
|No. 11 Virginia (5-2-2, 0-0-1 ACC) vs. Miami (4-2-0, 0-0-0 ACC)|
|Date & Time||Sept. 21 – 7 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium|
|Match Notes||UVA Match Notes|
|Multimedia at NC State||| ACC Network Extra|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 11 Virginia (5-2-2, 0-0-1 ACC) women’s soccer team returns home to continue ACC play, hosting Miami (4-2-0, 0-0-0 ACC) at Klöckner Stadium in a 7 p.m. match on Thursday (Sept. 21).
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 is coming off a two-match road trip with draws at NC State and East Carolina
– The Hoos closed out the non-conference slate with a 4-2-1 record in those matches
– Lorato Sargeant, Lizzy Sieracki and Jasmine Wright made their first starts at ECU
– Sophomore Taylor Ziemer leads the Hoos with three goals and two assists for eight points
– Freshman Taryn Torres is second for the Hoos with two goals for four total points this year
– Nine different players have scored for UVA this season, while six players have added assists
– UVA played three top-five teams in the first seven matches, going 2-1 in those matches
THE SERIES WITH MIAMI
– Virginia and Miami have faced each other 13 times with UVA leading the series 10-2-1
– The Cavaliers lead the series 7-0-0 in matches played in Klöckner Stadium against Miami
– Miami won the last meeting between the two teams, 2-1 on Sept. 22, 2016 in Coral Gables
– The first meeting came in 2004 with the Cavaliers picking up a 4-0 win over the Hurricanes
– Both losses came on the road at Miami, while the lone tie came in the 2007 ACC Tournament
LAST TIME OUT VS. MIAMI
– Miami won the last meeting between the teams, picking up a 2-1 victory at home in 2016
– The Hurricanes built a 2-0 lead at the half with a goal in the 21st minute and a PK in the 42nd minute
– Alexis Shaffer connected with Zoe Morse in the 86th minute to get the Cavaliers on the scoreboard
– Montana Sutton’s shot in the final minute was saved by the UM keeper to preseve the Hurricane win
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
– Virginia will continue ACC play at home against No. 8 North Carolina at 3 p.m. on Sunday
– The contest will be the 45th all-time meeting between the Cavaliers and the Tar Heels
– Virginia is 3-1-1 against the Tar Heels in the last five meetings between the teams
– In two matches last year, the squads tied at UVA while UNC won the ACC Tournament match
UPDATED BAG POLICY AT Klöckner STADIUM
Put into place this fall, 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.