CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 7 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (11-5, 2-4 ACC) closes out the regular season hosting No. 22 Virginia Tech (8-8, 1-5 ACC) in a Commonwealth Clash and Senior Day on Saturday, April 20 at noon at Klöckner Stadium.
HOW TO WATCH
The game will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra available to authenticated subscribers of ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app. Links for the live stats and live stream are available on VirginiaSports.com. Fans can follow @UVAWomensLax on Twitter for in-game updates.
- UVA will honor its eight seniors – Sophie Alecce (Baltimore, Md.), Maggie Jackson (Alexandria, Va.), Angie Loynaz (Cos Cobb, Conn.), Kaitlin Luzik (Alexandria, Va.), Emily McBride (Lititz, Pa.), Ashley Morris (Purcellville, Va.), Allison Shields (Phoenix, Md.) and Avery Shoemaker (Wyndmoor, Pa.) prior to the game.
- This senior class has helped lead Virginia to back-to-back 5-0 starts for the first time since 1990-91.
- Jackson ranks second all-time at UVA in draw controls (282), fifth in career assists (100) and seventh in career points (218).
- Luzik ranks eighth at UVA in career caused turnovers (89).
- Virginia is coming off a 16-12 win over Louisville last Saturday.
- Junior Sammy Mueller (Pelham, N.Y.) had a career high eight points on six goals and two assists in the win over Louisville.
VIRGINIA vs. VIRGINIA TECH
- The series with Virginia and Virginia Tech is part of the Commonwealth Clash, a points-based competition between the two schools.
- UVA leads the all-time series 22-2 and is 12-0 in games played in Charlottesville.
- Virginia Tech won the meeting in 2018, 16-12 in Blacksburg.
- Prior to that, the Cavaliers had won five in a row.
- UVA’s last win was a 6-5 victory on April 22, 2017 at home.
- Virginia Tech is coming off four-straight games against teams ranked in the top four of the IWLCA poll.
- The Hokies have lost their last three games by three goals or less.
- VT is averaging 13.81 goals per game with 11.75 goals against.
- Paige Petty ranks third in the ACC in goals (60) and goals per game (3.75).
- Julia Bolte is third in the conference in assists (31).
- Goalkeeper Morgan Berman is second in the ACC in saves (123) and ground balls per game (2.63).
Fans can purchase tickets single game tickets in advance on VirginiaSports.com or by calling the Virginia Ticket office at 800-542-UVA1 (8821) or 434-924-UVA1 (8821). Advanced tickets are $8 (reserved) and $5 (general admission). Tickets at the gate will be $10 (reserved) and $8 (general admission).
CLEAR BAG POLICY
There is a “Clear Bag” policy in place at Klöckner Stadium.
Virginia will travel to Chestnut Hill, Mass., April 24-28, for the 2019 ACC Tournament hosted by Boston College.