CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s soccer team (3-6-2, 0-4 ACC) returns to ACC play on Friday when it hosts Boston College (4-4-2, 0-2-2 ACC) at 8 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium. The game will be broadcast on ACC Regional Sports Network.
Game Coverage: Fans can find the match via the affiliates link above for in-market broadcast on the ACC Regional Sports Network. Links for the live stream 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.
Admission: Fans can purchase single-game tickets in advance online at UVATix.com for $5. UVA athletics strongly encourages fans to avoid lines on game day and purchase their tickets online in advance, there are no fees when buying online. Single game tickets will be $10 at the window on game day. Group packages for parties of 20 or more are just $4 per ticket and are available online or over the phone in advance only.
- Virginia started seven freshmen, three sophomores and one junior in its match on Tuesday against UNCW.
- The Cavaliers played the Seahawks to a 1-1 draw after sophomore Leo Afonso scored the equalizer in the 69th minute.
- UVA has played four double overtime games this season, the most since it played seven in the 2017 season.
- Virginia leads the ACC in saves per game (4.27) and is third in shot accuracy (.433).
AGAINST BOSTON COLLEGE
- Virginia and Boston College are meeting for the 16th time in the series.
- UVA has a 7-5-3 edge in the all-time series and is 6-2-0 in games played in Charlottesville.
- All but one of the contests between the two teams have come during head coach George Gelnovatch’s tenure (6-5-3).
- The teams did not meet in 2020-21. The most recent meeting was a 1-1 draw on Oct. 11, 2019.
- UVA’s last win was a 4-0 victory on Nov. 1, 2017. The last win for Boston College came on Oct. 9, 2015 (2-1).
ABOUT BOSTON COLLEGE
- Boston College is coming off a 2-1 win over Northeastern on Tuesday (Oct. 5).
- The Eagles are averaging 13.1 shots per game.
- Stefan Sigurdarson leads BC with five goals and Michael Suski is tied for the team lead with 10 points on four goals and two assists.
- Suski has scored three of the four game-winning goals for Boston College.
- Sigurdarson is second in the ACC with 3.44 shots per game.
Virginia plays its final non-conference match of the season on Monday, October 11, when the Cavaliers host Denver at 6 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.