CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Top-ranked Virginia (11-1-1) will conclude a three-game home stand on Tuesday night (Oct. 22) when it hosts Saint Louis (9-4) at Klöckner Stadium. The match is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start and will air live on ACCNX
Game Coverage: ACCNX is available to authenticated subscribers of ACC Network via the ESPN App. Links for the live stream and in-game live stats are available on VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also follow the Virginia men’s soccer official twitter account (@UVAMenSoccer) for in-game updates.
For all regular season home games, reserved single-game tickets can be purchased for $8 online and in advance, and $10 at the box office on game day. General admission single-game tickets are $5 online and in advance, and $8 at the box office on game day.
• Tuesday’s match will be the final non-conference match of the regular season for Virginia.
• The Cavaliers are one of 16 teams nationally with one or no losses this season
• The Virginia defense leads the country in goals against average (0.30), save percentage (.889) and shutouts (10).
• Virginia comes into the contest unbeaten in its last 14 regular season non-conference matches 13-0-1.
• Virginia is 8-1 at home this season and has not lost a non-conference match at home since 2017, a span of 13 games
• On the pitch Tuesday night will feature two programs with a combined, 17 National Championships, 88 NCAA Tournament berths and 28 college cup appearances.
• St. Louis leads all men’s collegiate soccer programs with 10 National Championships.
1. Saint Louis, 10
2. Indiana, 8
3. VIRGINIA, 7
4. UCLA, 4
San Francisco, 4
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1. Saint Louis, 48
2. UCLA, 45
3. Indiana, 43
4. VIRGINIA, 40
5. UConn/Maryland, 36
NCAA COLLEGE CUP APPEARANCES
1. Indiana, 20
2. Saint Louis, 16
3. UCLA, 14
4. Maryland, 14
5. VIRGINIA, 12
• Tuesday will mark the first meeting between Saint Louis and Virginia since 2004.
• The Cavaliers are 3-2-2 against the Billikens in an all-time series that was first played in 1987.
• Virginia has defeated Saint Louis twice in the National Semifinal (1991 & 1997).
FRIDAY OF FIRSTS
• Virginia suffered its first loss of the season on Friday night against Pittsburgh. The Panthers scored on two of their four shots on goal in a 2-0 victory.
• The two goals were the first scored by an opponent at Klöckner Stadium this season and the loss snapped a nine-game home win streak.
• The Cavaliers trailed for the first time going into the halftime break. Prior to Friday, Virginia had only trailed for 23 minutes through its first 12 games.
• Captains Robin Afamefuna and Joe Bell have been mainstays on the pitch for the Cavaliers in recent years. Bell has started every game of his career, a span of 51 matches while Afamefuna has started 36-consecutive matches.
• The duo has been on the field for all but four minutes of the last 30 games, a stretch that includes 21 wins and 19 shutouts.
• Goalkeeper Colin Shutler was credited with his 18th career shutout last Tuesday against James Madison moving him into sole possession of seventh place on the program’s career shutout list.
• Shutler has 18 shutouts in 28 career starts for the Cavaliers.
• The redshirt junior is also the NCAA’s active leader with a career goals against average (0.52) which is the third lowest in UVA history.
All-Time Career Shutouts at UVA
3. Diego Restrepo 24
4. Jeff Caldwell (2014-17) 23
Bob Willen (1984-87) 23
6. David Comfort (1999-02) 19
7. Colin Shutler (2017-19) 18
Career Goals Against Average at UVA
1. Tony Meola (1988-89) 0.34 *NCAA Record
2. Bob Willen (1984-87) 0.40
3. Diego Restrepo (2009-10) 0.51
4. Colin Shutler (2007-19 0.52
5. Keith Lenert (1982-85) 0.72