CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia men’s soccer (2-3-1) will play at James Madison (5-2-0) on Tuesday, Sept. 21 in Harrisonburg, Va. The game will kick at 7 p.m. on FloSports.
Game Coverage: Links for the live stream for FloSports (subscription required) and in-game live stats are available on VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also follow the Virginia men’s soccer official twitter account (@UVAMenSoccer) for in-game updates.
- This will be the fifth non-conference match of the season for Virginia.
- UVA is 3-1 against non-conference opponents.
- The Cavaliers have played back-to-back double overtime contests, going 0-1-1 in those games. The last time UVA played three consecutive double overtime matches was in 2013.
- Seven freshmen have made starts for Virginia this season and 10 of UVA’s 20 points are from freshmen.
- Paul Wiese and Asparuh Slavov have started every match.
- Wiese leads the team and is third in the ACC with four assists.
- Slavov scored his first collegiate goal against Virginia Tech, Michael Tsicoulias scored his first collegiate goal against Maryland and Ank Nibogora’s first collegiate goal was the game-winner vs. Western Michigan.
DEFENDERS DO IT ALL
- Two of the top three scorers for the Cavaliers come from the defensive line.
- Andreas Ueland leads the team with five points on two goals and one assist.
- Paul Wiese has four assists, to be tied for second on the team with four points.
- The defensive trio of Ueland, Oliver Gerbig and goalie Holden Brown have played in all 577 minutes this season.
- Virginia is 20-4-2 in the series with JMU that dates back to the 1972 season.
- The Cavaliers are 6-0-1 in games played under head coach George Gelnovatch.
- Virginia has won four-straight and has not lost a match in 20 consecutive meetings, with 19 wins and one tie (2010).
- UVA won the most recent meeting, 1-0, on Oct. 15, 2019.
- The last win for JMU was on Oct. 4, 1980.
- JMU is coming off a 3-0 win at Delaware on Saturday, Sept 18.
- The Dukes are 3-1 in home games this season, with the only loss to then-No. 1 Marshall.
- JMU has outscored its opponents 12-9 and has two shutouts this season.
- Luca Erhardt and Rodrigo Robles lead JMU with seven points each.
- Erhardt has a team-high three goals, while Robles’s five assists ranks second in the NCAA.