CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 7 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (8-4, 3-4 ACC) will close out its regular season road games with two at No. 1 North Carolina (12-0, 6-0 ACC), playing on Friday, April 16 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 18 at 1 p.m. at Dorrance Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.
HOW TO WATCH
Both games will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra. Links for live stats and the live stream are available on VirginiaSports.com. Fans can follow @UVAWomensLax on Twitter for in-game updates.
- Virginia is coming off a close loss on the road at then-No. 3 Syracuse, 15-12.
- The Cavaliers were leading with just under eight minutes to play before the Orange went on a 6-0 run in four minutes.
- Junior Annie Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) and redshirt junior Ashlyn McGovern (Phoenix, Md.) each had hat tricks.
- UVA had six different players score goals in the game.
- Redshirt senior Charlie Campbell (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.) had a career-high 18 saves in the game. She ranks second in the ACC with 107 saves.
- Virginia is second in the ACC in turnovers per game (11.92).
- The Cavaliers are averaging 13.67 goals per game and 11.33 goals against.
- Graduate student Meredith Chapman (Apex, N.C.) is third in the ACC in ground balls per game (2.42) and fourth in caused turnovers per game (1.50).
- Junior Lillie Kloak is second in the ACC in free position percentage (.643).
- UVA and North Carolina have met 43 times in the all-time series.
- UNC leads the series 28-13 and leads 14-4 in games played in Chapel Hill, N.C.
- Virginia has dropped the last eight games to the Tar Heels.
- Last season, UVA fell 18-12 on Feb. 29, 2020 at home.
- Virginia’s last win in the series was a 10-9 victory in the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
- UVA’s Riley and Mackenzie Hoeg are the younger sisters to UNC’s Katie Hoeg.
ABOUT NORTH CAROLINA
- North Carolina is coming off an 11-10 win at then-No. 4 Notre Dame on Saturday, April 10.
- UNC leads the ACC in points per game (25.08), scoring defense (5.83), save percentage (.593) and turnovers per game (11.08).
- Jamie Ortega leads the ACC in points (70), goals (53) and free position percentage (.667).
- Katie Hoeg paces the ACC in assists (37). Hoeg is second on the team with 59 points.
- Goalkeeper Taylor Moreno leads the conference in save percentage (.593) and is third in saves (89).
Virginia closes out the 2021 regular season at home, hosting Virginia Tech on Saturday, April 24 at 5 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.