CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 9 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (2-0, 0-0 ACC) opens its Atlantic Coast Conference slate on Saturday (Feb. 27) when it hosts No. 16 Virginia Tech (2-1, 0-1 ACC) at 2 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.


The game will be streamed on ACC Network Extra and links for live stats and the stream are available on Fans can also follow @UVAWomensLax on Twitter for in-game updates.


  • Virginia is 2-0 to start the season with wins over ECU and then-No. 14 Richmond.
  • The Cavaliers have had seven or more goals scorers in each of the first two games, with 13 players having scored at least one goal this season.
  • UVA is averaging 18.00 goals per game, while holding opponents to 7.50 goals per game.
  • Ashlyn McGovern (Phoenix, Md.) leads the team with seven goals and has scored the game-winner in both of the first two games.
  • Mackenzie Hoeg (Mattituck, N.Y.) paces the Cavaliers on the draw, with 17 of UVA’s 35 draw controls. Hoeg has added four goals and three assists.
  • Annie Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) and Lillie Kloak (Ridgewood, N.J.) both have six points, with five goals and one assist, each.
  • Charlie Campbell (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.) had a season-high 12 saves in the win at Richmond. Campbell leads the team with five ground balls.


  • This will be the 25th meeting between Virginia and Virginia Tech.
  • UVA has a 23-2 lead in the series.
  • The Cavaliers are 13-0 in games played in Charlottesville.
  • Last season’s meeting was canceled due to COVID-19.
  • In the most recent meeting, UVA won 13-10 at home.


  • Virginia Tech is 2-1 on the season.
  • The Hokies are coming off an 18-3 win over Longwood on Wednesday (Feb. 24).
  • Whitney Leibler led VT with five goals and Paige Petty added three in the win.
  • Virginia Tech is averaging 13.00 goals per game and limiting opponents to 6.67 goals against.
  • VT leads the ACC in ground balls per game (23.33).
  • Sarah Lubnow leads the team in points (11) with six goals and five assists.
  • Petty has a team-high seven goals.


Virginia hosts Louisville on Saturday, March 6 at 11 a.m. at Klöckner Stadium.