CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia Cavaliers (1-0) welcome the Lehigh Mountain Hawks (1-0) to Klöckner Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Faceoff is set for 1 p.m. UVA is ranked No. 1 in this week’s USILA coaches poll and No. 2 in the Inside Lacrosse/Maverick media poll. Lehigh is ranked No. 18 in both polls.
CLEAR BAG POLICY
There is a “Clear Bag” policy in place at Klöckner Stadium. Please click here to view Klöckner Stadium FAQs regarding bag and entry policies.
Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis at the John Paul Jones Arena parking lots. Parking is also available at the Emmet/Ivy Garage.
HOW TO FOLLOW
Live stats will be available at VirginiaSports.com. The game will be televised live on ACCNX. Neah Lekan will call the play-by-play, while Doug Tarring will provide analysis. ACCNX can be viewed on the WatchESPN app, or by logging onto ESPN.com/watch for participating TV providers that carry the ACC Network. There will be a live radio broadcast in the Charlottesville area on WINA 1070 AM and 98.9 FM. Luke Neer will provide the play-by-play and Nate Rullman will add analysis. The radio broadcast can also be heard on SiriusXM ACC Radio channel 371.
• A Michael Kraus needs one assist to become the fourth Cavalier to record 100+ career goals and 100+ career assists. He would join Kevin Pehlke, Danny Glading and Steele Stanwick. He is set to become the 10th player in ACC history to reach this plateau.
• Reigning ACC Defensive Player of the Week, Alex Rode, needs one goalie victory to reach 25 for his career.
• Five of UVA’s 12 goals in the opener came from freshmen making their collegiate debuts, highlighted by Payton Cormier’s three scores. Cormier missed all of 2019 with an injury as a true freshman.
• Saturday marks the second all-time meeting between Virginia and Lehigh in men’s lacrosse. UVA took the 2019 meeting, 11-8, at Klöckner Stadium behind five points from Kraus, which included four goals.
• Lehigh head coach Kevin Cassese is in his 13th season running the Mountain Hawks’ program. The Mountain Hawks return 33 student-athletes from last year’s 9-8 squad that lost to Army in the Patriot League championship game.
• Tommy Schelling leads Lehigh with seven goals and nine points.
• Andrew Pettit is second on the team with four points on two goals and two assists.
• Lehigh is 1-0 after beating Utah in its season opener, 16-11.
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. Advanced tickets are $8 (reserved) and $5 (general admission). Tickets at the gate will be $10 (reserved) and $8 (general admission).
UVA welcomes Princeton to Klöckner Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 22. The game will be broadcast live on ACC Network at 12 p.m.