CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 8 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (5-0, 2-0 ACC) plays its first Atlantic Coast Conference road game at No. 10 Boston College (3-1, 0-1 ACC) on Saturday, March 13 at 2 p.m. at the Newton Campus Lacrosse & Soccer Field.
HOW TO WATCH
The game will be broadcast on ACC Network with Sheehan Burch (play-by-play) and Mike Monaco (color) on the call. Links for the live stream on WatchESPN.com and the live stats are available on VirginiaSports.com.
- Virginia has started the season 5-0 for the third time in the last four seasons.
- The Cavaliers are 3-0 against ranked opponents this season, with wins over then-No. 14 Richmond, then-No. 16 Virginia Tech and then-No. 25 Louisville.
- UVA has had a different leading scorer in its last three contests.
- Freshman Morgan Schwab (Fairport, N.Y.) led the Cavaliers with a career-high six points on three goals and three assists in Wednesday’s win over George Mason.
- Senior Taylor Regan (Larchmont, N.Y.) had five points with three goals and two assists.
- Virginia is second in the ACC in draw controls per game (16.80) and third in assists per game (7.40).
- UVA is averaging 15.80 goals per game and 8.80 goals against.
- This will be the 20th meeting between Virginia and Boston College.
- UVA leads the all-time series 14-5, but BC has a 4-3 edge in games played in Newton, Mass.
- Boston College has won the last three meetings between the two teams. Most recently, UVA fell 16-9 at Boston College on March 30, 2019.
- UVA’s last win at BC was a 15-13 win on March 18, 2015.
ABOUT BOSTON COLLEGE
- Boston College is coming off a 21-9 loss to No. 1 North Carolina on Saturday, March 6. The Eagles had won the first three games of the season prior to the loss.
- Boston College leads the ACC in draw controls per game (17.25), is second in shot percentage (.516) and third in scoring offense (16.00).
- The Eagles are averaging 12.00 goals against.
- Charlotte North paces the ACC with 4.25 goals per game and is second with 6.50 draw controls per game. North leads the team with 17 goals and 26 draw controls.
- Hollie Schleicher is second on the team in draw controls (17) and ground balls (6).
Virginia returns home to host VCU on Wednesday, March 17 at 5 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium. The game will be streamed on ACC Network Extra.