CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 8 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (3-0) closes out its road trip this weekend at No. 9 Princeton (1-0) on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. at Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium.
The game will be streamed live on EPSN+. Links for live stats and the live stream are available on Fans can follow @UVAWomensLax on Twitter for in-game updates.
• Virginia is coming off a trip out west, going 2-0 with wins at then-No. 20 Stanford and California.
• The Cavaliers had nine different players score in the win at California.
• UVA is 2-0 in games against ranked opponents (No. 15 Navy and No. 20 Stanford).
• Sammy Mueller (Pelham, N.Y.) was named ACC Co-Offensive Player of the Week after leading UVA with nine goals and 12 ground balls in the two contests. She matched a career-high with six goals and 11 ground balls against Stanford.
• Mueller leads the team with 11 points (10 goals, 1 assist), 17 ground balls and five caused turnovers.
• Nora Bowen (Lovettsville, Va.) has 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists), and Ashlyn McGovern (Phoenix, Md.) and Courtlynne Caskin (Potomac, Md.) each have nine points.
• Goalkeeper Charlie Campbell (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.) has 26 saves with a 10.29-goals against average.
• Annie Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) is second with 10 ground balls, while Caskin, Ashley Stilo (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) and Gwin Sinnott (Richmond, Va.) each have three caused turnovers.
• Virginia and Princeton are meeting for the 40th time in the series that dates back to 1981.
• UVA has a 21-18 advantage in the series, but Princeton leads 10-6 in games played at Princeton.
• The Cavaliers have won the last two meetings with the Tigers.
• Last season, Virginia won 14-9 and took the win 14-10 at Princeton in 2018.
• In both of those games, UVA was the lower-ranked team.
• Princeton is 1-0 on the season with a win over Temple to open 2020.
• Kyla Sears, an All-American who had 95 points as a sophomore in 2019, had seven points (4 goals, 3 assists) in the win.
• Freshman Kari Buonnano added five points (4 goals, 1 assist).
• Goalkeeper Sam Fish had 15 saves.
Virginia hosts its home-opener against Richmond on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.