CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 11 Virginia women’s soccer team (5-1-1, 3-1-1 ACC) continues to play at home on Sunday (Oct. 18) when the Cavaliers host No. 2 Florida State (5-0-0, 5-0-0 ACC) in a 3:30 p.m. contest 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.

The match between the Cavaliers and the Seminoles will be broadcast on ESNP2 and streamed live on the ESPN app. Live stats are also available for the match and linked at Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWomenSoccer).

• UVA plays its final fall home match on Sunday when the Seminoles come to Klöckner Stadium
• Junior Alexa Spaanstra returned to the pitch on Thursday and scored both goals for the Cavaliers in the 2-0 victory over No. 13 Louisville
• Senior Alissa Gorzak provided the assist on the game-winning goal marking her 13th career assist
• Virginia has now posted shutouts in three of the last four matches – Virginia Tech, Miami, Louisville
• The Cavaliers will face a nationally-ranked foe for the second straight match with Sunday’s contest against the second-ranked Seminoles
• Redshirt freshman Cayla White improved to 3-0-0 as she helped the Cavaliers to a shutout with her third start in goal this season against the Cardinals. UVA has shutouts in each of her starts.
• The Cavaliers are ranked No. 11 in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll released this week
• Each of the remaining three games on the schedule this fall will be broadcast on television
• The Cavaliers play an abbreviated season this fall, featuring a four-game ACC schedule and three against conference opponents designated as non-conference matches

• The Cavaliers lead the all-time series with the Seminoles 21-8-6 and 10-1-1 at Klöckner Stadium
• The squads met twice last season with Virginia picking up the win in both contests
• Seven of the last 11 meetings have been decided by one goal and two matches have been draws
• The Cavaliers won 16 of the first 20 matches played between the two teams, going 16-0-4
• Florida State won its first match in the series in the 2011 season – one of three meetings that year
• The teams have 11 postseason meetings – nine ACC Tournament matches and two NCAA Tourney matches

• The Hoos and Seminoles last met in the semifinals of the 2019 ACC Tournament, a 2-1 overtime victory for UVA
• Alexa Spaanstra assisted on both goals in the win over the Seminoles that put the Cavaliers into the ACC final
• Virginia’s Zoe Morse hit the opening goal of the match in the 86th minute before FSU’s Kristen McFarland equalized with her goal in the 82nd minute
• Rebecca Jarrett hit the golden goal for the Cavaliers, finding the net in the 97th minute off the rebound of a Spaanstra shot
• Laurel Ivory saved one of the two shots on goal by the Seminoles as each team finished the day with six total shots

• Florida State enters the match with a 5-0-0 record and is the No. 2 team in the nation in the United Soccer Coaches poll
• The Seminoles are coming off a 4-1 win at Pittsburgh on Thursday night, surging with three second-half goals for the victory
• A potent offense, FSU has scored 18 goals this season on 99 shots and is averaging 3.6 goals per game through five games
• Jenna Nighswonger, Yujie Zhao and Leilanni Nesbeth each have three goals this season to lead the Seminoles
• Defensively, FSU has surrendered only one goal – the score by Pittsburgh in the last outing – and has limited teams to 10 shots
• In goal, Christina Roque has started all five matches and has four saves on only six shots allowed on goal by FSU to date

• Virginia will have a week off before returning to action with a pair of road matches to close out the fall regular season slate
• The Cavaliers will return to action with a road match at Boston College on October 29 on the ACC Network
• Virginia will then close the fall regular season at Syracuse on November 1 in a match on the ACC Regional Sports Networks