April 3, 2018
|No. 6 Virginia at No. 2 Maryland|
|Date/Time||Wednesday, April 4, 7 p.m.|
|Multimedia/Game Info||Live stats – ESPNU|
|Location||College Park, Md. | Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 6 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (8-3, 3-2 ACC) travels to No. 2 Maryland (10-1, 2-0 Big 10) on Wednesday (March 4). The Cavaliers and Terrapins meet at 7 p.m. at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex.
FOLLOW THE ACTION
The game will be televised on ESPNU with Jay Alter and Sheehan Stanwick Burch on the call. Live stats are available on VirginiaSports.com.
- Virginia split its two games last week, defeating Canisius 18-8 before falling to No. 3 Boston College, 15-12.
- The Cavaliers are averaging 15.00 goals per game, while allowing 10.45. UVA held BC to its third lowest score this season.
- Junior Avery Shoemaker (Wyndmoor, Pa.) has scored at least four goals in four of the last five games.
- Sophomore Sammy Mueller (Pelham, N.Y.) leads UVA with 42 points on 31 goals with 11 assists. Mueller scored three straight goals in 1:35 against BC.
- Junior Maggie Jackson (Alexandria, Va.) leads the ACC with 3.27 ground balls per game and junior Kaitlin Luzk (Alexandria, Va.) is second with 1.73 caused turnovers per game.
- Maryland has won eight consecutive games, most recently defeating Michigan 16-9.
- The Terrapins are averaging 16.45 goals per game with a 9.82 goals against average. Maryland leads the nation with 36.73 shots per game and is second nationally with 17.27 draw controls per game.
- Megan Whittle is fourth in the nation with 43 goals, leading Maryland with 54 points this season.
- Kali Hartshorn has a team-high 61 draw controls and Lizzie Colson leads Maryland with 25 ground balls and 15 caused turnovers.
This will be the 60th meeting all-time between Virginia and Maryland. The Terrapins lead the series 42-17 and are 17-4 in games played in College Park, Md. UVA has lost its last 10 games against Maryland, including a 16-11 loss last season. The last time UVA won was a 10-9 overtime win in the 2008 ACC Tournament in Charlottesville. Virginia’s last win in College Park was a 10-7 victory on April 27, 2007.
Virginia will host No. 19 Penn State on Saturday, April 7 at 1 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium. The game will be Senior Day, as all five seniors will be honored prior to the start of the game.