CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 10 Virginia women’s soccer team (10-3-1) returns to action on Saturday (April 3) when the Cavaliers travel to face No. 4 West Virginia (9-2-0) in a 2 p.m. contest at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
Saturday’s match will be streamed on ESPN+ and is available by subscription. Links to the stream and live stats are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWomenSoccer).
NOTING THE CAVALIERS
• Diana Ordoñez leads the offense with 20 points after notching eight goals and four assists. Her eight goals leads the team this season.
• Lia Godfrey, the ACC Freshman of the Year, is second in points with 15 on four goals and seven assists. Her seven assists leads the team this season and three of her assists have come on game-winning goals.
• Alexa Spaanstra (14 points) and Rebecca Jarrett (11 points) round out the Hoos with double-digit points this season. Spaanstra has six goals and two assists, while Jarrett has for goals and three assists.
• Nine different Cavaliers have scored goals this season as Virginia has tallied 30 goals as a team. There have been 11 different players with assists this season with the Cavaliers tallying 27 total assists to date.
• Laurel Ivory continues to climb the record book for wins, tallying 48 for her career to put her in third all time.
THE SERIES WITH WEST VIRGINIA
• Virginia leads the all-time series with the Mountaineers 11-3-2 and 3-2-1 in games played at West Virginia.
• The Cavaliers won the last meeting between the teams with a 4-1 victory at home in the 2019 season.
• Virginia’s last trip to Morgantown came in the 2017 season when the Cavaliers took a 2-1 victory in overtime over a West Virginia team ranked No. 2 by the United Soccer Coaches and atop the Soccer America poll.
A LOOK AT THE MOUNTAINEERS
• West Virginia jumped up to No. 4 in the United Soccer Coaches poll after a win over No. 5 Duke last weekend.
• The Mountaineers have played two spring matches after racing to a 7-2 record in the fall and second in the Big 12 standings.
• Defender Jordan Brewster is the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.
• Stefany Ferrer-vanGinkel and Alina Stahl lead the WVU offense with six goals each. Ferrer-vanGinkel has a team-leading 15 points, while Stahl has 14 points on the year.
• As a team, West Virginia has scored 22 goals and allowed only 11 this season.
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
Virginia will return to action at home on Saturday, April 10, when the Cavaliers welcome the fourth-ranked Mountaineers to Klöckner Stadium as the teams play each other for the second straight weekend. Kick is set for 3 p.m. on ACCNX.