March 20, 2018
|No. 9 Virginia hosts No. 4 James Madison|
|Date/Time||Wednesday, March 21, 7 p.m.|
|Multimedia/Game Info||– ACC Network Extra|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium|
|Additional Information||Ticket Info | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 9 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (6-2) will host No. 4 James Madison (8-0) on Wednesday (March 21) at 7 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.
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The game will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra. Links for the video stream and live stats are available on VirginiaSports.com.
- Virginia will host a top-five team for the third time this season, having split the two previous games. The Cavaliers defeated then-No. 5 Syracuse, 17-16, on March 4 and fell to then-No. 5 North Carolina, 13-9, on March 10.
- The Cavaliers are coming off a 17-10 win at then-No. 21 Notre Dame on Saturday. Five players scored hat tricks for UVA.
- Freshman Olivia Schildmeyer (Upper Arlington, Ohio) had a career-high with three goals in the win at Notre Dame.
- Senior Kasey Behr (Northport, N.Y.) is eight goals away from moving into the top 10 all-time in career goals, passing Debbie Easter who is 10th with 130.
- Junior Maggie Jackson (Alexandria, Va.) is now fourth all-time at UVA with 153 draw controls and Behr is tied for ninth with 119.
James Madison is undefeated on the season with two wins over top-20 ranked teams. The Dukes opened the season with a 15-14 double-overtime win over then-No. 3 North Carolina and topped then-No. 20 Penn State, 14-12. JMU is coming off a 14-9 win over Richmond on Saturday. JMU is fourth in the nation in scoring offense (16.00 goals per game) and fifth in points per game (23.13). Kristen Gaudian leads the team with 32 goals, ranking eighth nationally. Katie Kerrigan has a team-high 19 assists. Haley Warden is pacing the defense with 40 draw controls and 17 caused turnovers.
Virginia has a 33-12-1 all-time record against James Madison in a series that dates back to the 1977 season. The Cavaliers are 16-4-1 in games played in Charlottesville and have won six consecutive games over the Dukes. Virginia won at JMU 9-6 last season. James Madison’s last win in the series came on April 27 in a game that was postponed. The Dukes won 16-14 in Harrisonburg, Va.
Fans may purchase tickets online at VirginiaSports.com or through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium. The ticket office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. for in-person or telephone purchases. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).
Virginia is back on the road in ACC play this weekend, traveling to Duke on Saturday for a 4 p.m. game at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C. The game will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra.