May 1, 2018
|No. 9 Virginia vs. VMI – #GoHoos|
|Date/Time||Tues., May 1, 2018 | 7 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium (8,000)|
|Video Broadcast||ACC Network Extra | WatchESPN|
|Game Notes||Virginia Game Notes|
|Additional Information||Tickets | Clear Bag Policy | 2018 Fact Book | 2018 Statistics|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.– The Virginia Cavaliers (11-5) host the VMI Keydets (2-10) on Tuesday night at Klöckner Stadium. Faceoff is set for 7 p.m. UVA is ranked No. 9 in this week’s USILA coaches poll and No. 10 in the Inside Lacrosse/Maverick media poll
Live stats will be available at VirginiaSports.com. The game will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra, which can be viewed on the WatchESPN app, or by logging onto ESPN3.com. Dave Koehn will call the play-by-play, Doug Tarring will provide analysis and Allison Parrish will patrol the sidelines.
Tuesday is the 24th all-time meeting against the Keydets, a series UVA holds a 23-0 all-time record.VMI returns to UVA’s schedule after taking a break in the series in 2017. UVA and VMI met every season between 2006-16.
Michael Kraus leads UVA with 43 goals, 37 assists and 80 points. He needs to three assists to become the first 40-40 player in UVA program history. His 80 points currently ties him with Steele Stanwick (2012) for No. 2 in the UVA record books for most points in a single season. Dox Aitken is second on the team with 34 goals and 46 points. Ian Laviano has 32 goals and 39 points and Mike D’Amario has 27 goals. Matt Moore rounds out the top UVA scorers with 31 points on 17 goals and 14 assists. UVA has used two goalies in 2018. Griffin Thompson is saving 47.3 percent of shots he has seen between the pipes and is posting a 10.99 goals against average. Alex Rode is saving 49.6 percent of shots and is posting an 11.70 goals against average.
VMI head coach Jon Birsner is in his third season as the head coach of the Keydets after serving as an assistant at Furman. Ryan Perouty leads VMI with 27 goals and 30 points. John Daniel has scored 24 goals and is second on the team with 29 points. Wesley Sanders rounds out the top scorers with 15 goals and 12 assists. Bill Osteen is saving 48.1 percent of shots between the pipes and is posting a 12.39 goals against average.
Tuesday concludes the regular season for the Cavaliers. The NCAA Selection show is on Sunday, May 6 at 9 p.m. It will air live on ESPNU.
Tickets for Virginia home lacrosse games can be purchased online at VirginiaSports.com, by phone at (800) 542-8821 or in person at the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Reserved seats for men’s home games are on sale for $10. Single-game general admission adult tickets for men’s home games are $8, while youth (18 and under), seniors (60 and over), and UVA faculty and staff tickets are $6 each. General admission tickets for groups of 20 or more are priced at $4.