CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 10 Virginia women’s soccer team (2-1-1, 0-1-1 ACC) kicks off a two-match homestand against the No. 14 Pittsburgh Panthers (6-0-0, 1-0-0 ACC) at 7 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.
Due to health and safety considerations in addition to the current guidelines established for sports venues by the Commonwealth of Virginia, attendance at UVA home competitions is limited to family of student-athletes and each team’s coaching staff until further notice. There is no public admission to these events and all tailgating in University parking lots is prohibited.
• Thursday’s match is the first of back-to-back home matches for the Cavaliers after Virginia played the last three matches on the road. UVA is coming off a 1-0 overtime win at Virginia Tech last weekend to close out the road trip. The Cavaliers will continue play at home on Sunday against Miami.
• The Cavaliers are ranked No.10 in the latest edition of the United Soccer Coaches poll, while the Panthers are ranked No. 14. It is the first time the two teams have met as ranked opponents.
• Virginia leads the all-time series with the Pittsburgh Panthers 6-0-0 and 3-0-0 at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers have shutout Pitt in four of the six meetings, including four straight contests against the Panthers. In the series, the Hoos have outscored the Panthers 35-2.
• Junior defender Claire Constant was named ACC Co-Defensive Player of the Week this week after hitting the golden goal at Virginia Tech and playing the full time at center back in the shutout of the Hokies.