CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 8 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (3-0, 1-0 ACC) hosts No. 25 Louisville (2-1, 0-0 ACC) on Saturday, March 6 at 11 a.m. at Klöckner Stadium.
HOW TO WATCH
The game will be streamed on ACC Network Extra with links for live stats and the stream available on VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also follow @UVAWomensLax on Twitter for in-game updates.
- Virginia opened ACC play last Saturday (Feb. 27) with a 12-10 win over then-No. 16 Virginia Tech.
- UVA has won its last two contests against ranked opponents, with a 15-9 win at then-No. 14 Richmond and the win over Virginia Tech.
- The Cavaliers lead the ACC and rank seventh in the NCAA in draw controls per game (17.33).
- UVA is averaging 16.00 goals per game and holding opponents to 8.33 goals against.
- Ashlyn McGovern (Phoenix, Md.) leads the team with 10 goals, ranking sixth in the ACC.
- Mackenzie Hoeg (Mattituck, N.Y.) is second in the ACC in draw controls per game (6.67) and Annie Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) is sixth (4.33).
- Goalkeeper Charlie Campbell (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.) has had double-digit saves in back-to-back games and is fourth in the ACC in saves per game (8.00) and goals against (7.19).
- This will be the seventh meeting between Virginia and Louisville in the series that began in 2015.
- The Cavaliers are 6-0 against the Cardinals, including a 3-0 record in games in Charlottesville.
- The last meeting was a 16-12 win by UVA on April 13, 2019. The teams did not play in 2020 due to season being canceled by COVID-19.
- Louisville is coming off a 13-5 win over Cincinnati on Monday, March 1.
- The Cardinals snapped a 24-game losing streak against ranked teams with a 12-9 upset over then-No. 24 Colorado on Feb. 18.
- Louisville is second in the ACC in ground balls per game (20.00) and third in caused turnovers per game (10.33).
- Louisville is averaging 10.67 goals per game with 9.33 goals against.
- Caroline Blalock leads Louisville in goals (7), assists (3) and points (10) through the first three games.
- Goalkeeper Rachel Florek leads the ACC in saves per game (12.67).
Virginia closes its home stand on Wednesday, March 10 when it hosts George Mason at 5 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.