Oct. 25, 2017
|No. 10 Virginia (10-3-4, 5-1-3 ACC) vs. No. 2 Duke (16-1-0, 9-0-0 ACC)|
|Date & Time||Oct. 26 – 7 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium|
|Match Notes||UVA Match Notes | Duke Match Notes|
|Multimedia||| ACC Network Extra|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 10 Virginia (10-3-4, 5-1-3 ACC) women’s soccer team closes out the regular season on Thursday night against No. 2 Duke (16-1-0, 9-0-0 ACC) in a 7 p.m. match at Klöckner Stadium.
It will be senior night for the Cavaliers with the contributions of four players to be recognized in a celebration prior to kick. Players being honored are Olivia Hazelrigg (Rolling Hills, Calif.), Veronica Latsko (Venetia, Pa.), Annaugh Madsen (Annandale, Va.) and Megan Reid (Orinda, Calif.).
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.
– Veronica Latsko leads the team in points with 15 on six goals and three assists this season
– Latsko has hit the game-winning goal for the Hoos in three of the last four UVA victories
– Taryn Torres is second with six goals – two game winners – and an assist for 13 points
– Taylor Ziemer is third on the squad with 12 points (4 goals, 4 assists) this season
– Montana Sutton hit her first game-winning goal in the 2-1 victory at Boston College
– Eleven different players have scored for UVA this season, while 10 have added assists
THE SERIES WITH DUKE
– Virginia holds the lead in the all-time series with the Blue Devils 21-13-7
– Duke won the last meeting between the teams 1-0 in Durham during the 2016 season
– The Cavaliers lead the series 10-5-3 in home games and 8-5-3 in Klöckner Stadium
– Virginia has gone 4-2-0 against the Blue Devils over the last five seasons
– The Hoos have outscored the Blue Devils 61-to-49 over the course of the series
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
– Virginia will compete again on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the ACC Championships
– The quarterfinals will be played on campus sites and with semis/finals in Charleston, S.C.
– Virginia would finish as the three seed if the Tournament started today, hosting Florida State
– The winner of the 3/6 matchup would face the winner of the 2/7 matchup in the semifinals
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 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.