Oct. 13, 2017
|No. 14 Virginia (8-3-3, 3-1-2 ACC) vs. Clemson (8-4-1, 2-3-1 ACC)|
|Date & Time||Oct. 14 – 7 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium|
|Match Notes||UVA Match Notes|
|Multimedia||| ACC Network Extra|
|Additional Information||Buy Home Tickets | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 14 Virginia (8-3-3, 3-1-2 ACC) women’s soccer team closes a three-match home stand on Saturday (Oct. 14) when the Cavaliers host Clemson (8-4-1, 2-3-1 ACC) in a 7 p.m. match at Klöckner Stadium.
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.
– Senior Veronica Latsko scored for the third straight match with game-winner vs. Louisville
– Latsko is tops on the team in points with 13 on five goals and three assists this season
– Freshman Taryn Torres is tied with Latsko with five goals and two game-winners this year
– Sophomore Taylor Ziemer is second on the squad with 12 points (4 goals, 4 assists)
– Eleven different players have scored for UVA this season, while nine have added assists
THE SERIES WITH CLEMSON
– Virginia leads the all-time series with Clemson 15-10-1 and has won eight straight overall
– The Hoos and Tigers first played in 1994 and played every year except in 2014 and 2016
– The last win for Clemson in the series came in 2003 to cap a seven-match Tiger win streak
– It’s been a series of runs with UVA going 12-0-1 in the last 13 meetings between the squads
– Clemson went 10-3-0 in the 13 meetings prior to the current UVA streak
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
– Virginia returns to the road for a pair of matches at Syracuse and Boston College next week
– The Cavaliers will first take on the Syracuse Orange on Thursday then the Eagles on Sunday
– It will be the first match ever played at SU for UVA who has hosted the first three matches
– The Cavaliers and Eagles are tied in the overall series 7-7-2 through 16 previous meetings
– Virginia is 2-4 all-time at Boston College, but the Hoos have won the last two matches there
SAUERBRUNN SET TO RETURN TO Klöckner STADIUM FOR REGULAR-SEASON FINALE
– Three-time All-American Becky Sauerbrunn is set to return to Klöckner Stadium in two weeks
– A four-time All-ACC selection, Sauerbrunn will sign autographs prior to kick vs. Duke (Oct. 26)
– She was named 2003 ACC Freshman of the Year and 2007 ACC Defensive Player of the Year
– She helped the USWNT to gold in the 2012 Olympics and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup title
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.