CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 3 Virginia women’s soccer team (5-0-0) closes out the Fairfield by Marriott Invitational on Sunday (Sept. 5) when the Cavaliers face host JMU (1-3-0) in a 3 p.m. match at Sentara Park.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
The match with the Dukes will be streamed on a subscription basis through FloSports. Live stats will also be provided and links are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWomenSoccer).
• Virginia is coming off a 1-0 victory over defending NCAA champions and ninth-ranked Santa Clara on Thursday.
• Lia Godfrey hit her first goal of the season with a free kick in the 70th minute against the Broncos.
• UVA has now had nine different players score goals and eight players notch assists this season.
• Virginia’s 18 goals scored this season is sixth nationally, while the 3.60 goals per game is 14th nationally.
• The Cavaliers have picked up two wins vs. the top 25 with the win over Santa Clara and at No. 12 West Virginia.
• Laurel Ivory now has 56 career wins for second all-time at UVA and 35 career shutouts, also second most at UVA.
A LOOK AT JMU
• JMU is coming off a 3-2 loss to Virginia Tech on a second-half PK after the Dukes twice rallied to tie the match.
• The Dukes have three players with two goals each, including Lexi Vanderlinden who scored both goals vs. VT.
• Vanderlinden is tied with Ebony Wiseman with six points as both players have two goals and two assists.
• JMU has scored nine goals and allowed eight this season with the lone win coming against American.
• Keeper Alexandra Bloom has started all four matches and made 20 saves while allowing all eight goals scored.
THE SERIES WITH THE DUKES
• Virginia leads the all-time series with JMU 21-1-2 and is 6-1-1 in games played in Harrisonburg.
• The Cavaliers have won nine consecutive matches in the series dating back to the 1999 NCAA Tournament.
• The lone win for the Dukes came in that 1999 season in the regular-season meeting between the teams.
• Virginia won the last meeting in 2012 with a 4-1 victory at Klöckner Stadium.
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
Virginia will return home to close out the non-conference schedule with a pair of matches next week. The Cavaliers will face No. 8 Penn State at 8 p.m. on Thursday (Sept. 9) before facing Oklahoma at noon on Sunday (Sept. 12). Two additional matches will be played on those days as NC State will also be in attendance and face both the Nittany Lions and Sooners in neutral-site matches.