CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 2 Virginia women’s soccer team (10-1-1, 3-0-1 ACC) heads back out on the road in ACC play to face Boston College (6-5-1, 0-4-0 ACC) in a 7 p.m. match on Thursday (Oct. 7).
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
The match will be streamed on ACCNX and is available through the ESPN app and ESPN.com. Live stats will also be available. Links to the stream and the live stats are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWomenSoccer).
• Virginia remained No. 2 in the national rankings following last week’s 0-0 draw at North Carolina.
• Laurel Ivory posted her 39th career shutout vs. UNC to remain the NCAA active D1 leader in career shutouts.
• Ivory is also tied for the lead among active players in career shutouts across all NCAA divisions.
• UVA has posted eight shutouts this season, including three in ACC play through the first four ACC matches.
• The eight shutouts is second most in the league this season.
• Diana Ordoñez remains fourth in active D1 players in goals per game (0.71) and fifth in points per game (1.61).
• Ordoñez is tied for second in the ACC in goals (9) and is fifth in points (18) and points per game (1.58).
THE SERIES WITH BOSTON COLLEGE
• Virginia and Boston College meet for the 20th time when the teams hit the pitch on Thursday night.
• The Cavaliers lead the all-time series with the Eagles 10-7-2 and have won eight straight in the series.
• Last season, Virginia claimed a 2-1 victory on the road in the final weekend of play for the regular season.
• With last season’s win, the series is now tied 4-4-0 in games played at Boston College.
• With the exception of the 2018 season, the Hoos and Eagles have played every year since 2005.
A LOOK AT THE EAGLES
• Ella Richards and Linda Bouma lead the Eagles with eight goals each this season.
• In goal, Wiebke Willebrandt has started every game with 60 saves, 20 goals allowed and two shutouts.
• The Eagles have scored 29 goals this season while allowing the 20 goals through 12 games.
• In ACC play, the Eagles have scored two goals with Boama notching both scores for the Eagles.