May 10, 2018
|NCAA First Round
No. 18 Virginia vs. No. 11 Stanford
|Date/Time||Friday, May 11, 6 p.m.|
|Multimedia/Game Info||Live Stats – Live Stream|
|Location||Harrisonburg, Va. | Sentara Park|
|Additional Information||Ticket Info | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 18 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (9-9) will begin play in the 2018 NCAA Tournament by taking on No. 11 Stanford (15-4) in the first round on Friday (May 11) at 6 p.m. at Sentara Park in Harrisonburg, Va.
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The game will be streamed live on Madizone HD Sportsnet. Links for live stats and the live stream are available on VirginiaSports.com.
- Virginia is 35-27 all-time in the NCAA tournament.
- The Cavaliers are tied for third with Princeton for the most wins in tournament play, trailing only Maryland and Northwestern.
- Virginia’s 62 games played is second behind Maryland’s 86.
- The Cavaliers lead the ACC in free position percentage (.492), are second in ground balls per game (19.28) and caused turnovers per game (8.89).
- Senior Kasey Behr (Northport, N.Y.) has been named a Tewaaraton Award nominee. Behr has scored a hat trick in the last three contests. Behr is tied for second on the team with 50 goals this season and has moved into seventh all-time with 147 career goals.
- Stanford won the PAC-12 championship with a 15-6 win over Colorado on April 29.
- The Cardinal has won four straight games entering the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
- Stanford is averaging 15.79 goals per game to rank 11th nationally, and is 10th in the nation with a 9.26 goals allowed average.
- Kelsey Murray leads the team with 89 points on 50 goals and 39 assists.
- Julia Massaro has a team-high 83 draw controls and adds 36 ground balls.
- Goalkeeper Allie DaCar is averaging 8.16 saves per game with a 9.19 goals-against average.
This will be the first meeting between Virginia and Stanford.
Tickets for the first and second rounds will be $5 per day with general admission seating. Children two and under enter free. To purchase tickets, you can call the JMU ticket office at 540-568-3853 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fans can also purchase tickets online through the link above.
The winner of Friday’s game will advance to the NCAA Second Round to take on No. 3 seed JMU at noon on Sunday in Harrisonburg, Va.