The Cavaliers return to action on Saturday afternoon, hosting the Utah Utes at Klöckner Stadium. Faceoff is set for 12 p.m. UVA is ranked No. 4 in this week’s USILA coaches poll and No. 3 in the Inside Lacrosse media poll.
Live stats will be available at VirginiaSports.com. The game will be televised live on ESPNU. Anish Shroff will call the play-by-play, while Myles Jones will provide analysis. ESPNU will also simulcast the broadcast on the WatchESPN app, or by logging onto ESPN.com/watch.
• Matt Moore needs two assists to become the fifth player in program history to join the 100-goal/100-assist career club.
• UVA is No. 15 in the nation in caused turnovers per game (8.75), No. 2 in the nation in opponent clearing percentage (.771) and No. 2 in the nation in ground balls per game (42.75)
• FO Petey LaSalla is No. 5 in the nation with 8.25 ground balls per game and No. 8 in faceoff winning percentage with a 66.0 percent success rate.
• Payton Cormier leads UVA with 34 goals in 12 games. He had 12 goals in UVA’s six games in 2020. Cormier also has at least a hat-trick in 10 of his 18 career games. Cormier is No. 4 in the nation with 34 goals.
• Connor Shellenberger leads the nation’s freshmen with 49 points, which ranks No. 6 in the country overall. Shellenberger is also No. 3 in the nation with 29 assists.
• Kyle Kology is No. 6 in the nation with 19 caused turnovers.
ALL-TIME SERIES: UVA leads, 1-0
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