Oct. 28, 2017
|No. 10 Virginia (10-4-4, 5-2-3 ACC) vs. No. 21 Wake Forest (11-4-3, 5-3-2 ACC)|
|Date & Time||Oct. 29 – 1 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium|
|Match Notes||UVA Match Notes|
|Multimedia||| ACC Network Extra|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The quarterfinals of the ACC Championships begin on Sunday afternoon with No. 10 Virginia (10-4-4, 5-2-3 ACC) hosting No. 21 Wake Forest (11-4-3, 5-3-2 ACC) in a 1 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.
– 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 WAKE FOREST
– Virginia and Wake Forest have faced each other 28 times with UVA leading 18-7-3 all-time
– The teams last met in the 2015 season with UVA picking up the 1-0 win in Winston-Salem
– The first meeting between the teams came in 1994, a 9-0 win by UVA at Klöckner Stadium
– The teams played every year from 1994-2015, but did not play the last two regular seasons
– The squads have played 5 times in the postseason – 3 times in the ACC Tourney, twice in NCAA
UVA IN THE ACC CHAMPIONSHIPS
– Virginia holds a 17-20-9 all-time record in the ACC Championships
– The Cavaliers have won the ACC Championships twice in program history – 2004 and 2012
– Virginia and Wake Forest have played three times in the ACC Tourney, with UVA leading 2-1
– In its nine draws, the Cavaliers have only twice advanced on PKs, once being the 2004 title
LAST TIME VS. WAKE FOREST
– Virginia and Wake Forest last met October 11, 2015 with UVA winning 1-0 in Winston-Salem
– Alexis Shaffer hit the game-winner for the Hoos in the 13th minute off a deflection in the box
– Morgan Stearns posted three saves on the way to the shutout, one of 15 on the year
– Wake Forest’s Peyton Perea, then a junior, led the Deacs with six of the team’s nine shots
– Veronica Latsko, Courtney Petersen and Megan Reid combined for 8-of-16 shots by UVA
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.