CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Atlantic Coast Conference champion, Virginia (17-1-1) will be the No. 1 overall seed in the 2019 NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament. The Cavaliers will have a bye in the first round and host the winner of James Madison (11-6-3) and Campbell (16-2-2) at Klöckner Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 1:00 p.m. in the second round.
Virginia is the No. 1 overall seed for the second time in program history and the first time in the 24-year tenure of head coach George Gelnovatch. The Cavaliers have now qualified for 39-straight NCAA Tournaments, the longest streak in the history of college soccer.
The Cavaliers took down No. 1 ranked Clemson, 3-1 on Sunday (Nov. 17) to capture their 16th ACC Championship. Virginia has surrendered just seven goals in 19 games this season, the fewest of any team in the country. Nationally, the Cavaliers have the lowest goals against average (0.37), the highest save percentage (.873) and the most shutouts (13).
James Madison and Campbell will play in Harrisonburg on Thursday (Nov. 21) at 7 p.m.
Tickets for NCAA Tournament matches at Klöckner Stadium can be purchased online at UVATix.com or by calling the Virginia Ticket Office at 1-800-542-8821. Reserved seats are $8 in advance and $10 at the gate on game day. General admission tickets purchased in advance are $5 and $8 at the gate on game day. Students are required to purchase tickets. Children under two years of age are admitted free.
Reserved season ticket holders will be given an exclusive window to purchase their same reserved seats from the regular season before they are released to the public.
Fans can park in the McCue (JPJ East) and UHall (JPJ South) lots for free on a first come, first served basis on Sunday. The JPJ West lot will be reserved for women’s basketball only.