CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s soccer team (4-7-2, 1-4-0 ACC) is back in ACC play on Friday at NC State (6-4-2, 0-3-2 ACC). The match is set to kick at 8 p.m. on ACC Regional Sports Networks.
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.
- Virginia’s final three matches of the regular season are against conference opponents.
- The Cavaliers most recently defeated Boston College, 2-1, in ACC play.
- UVA finished its non-conference schedule on Monday, falling in overtime to Denver, 2-1.
- Graduate student Daniel Wright became the seventh different player to score a goal for UVA this season against the Pioneers.
- Freshman Paul Wiese recorded his team-high fifth assist on the goal and sophomore Leo Afonso had his first assist of the season.
- Goalkeeper Holden Brown leads the ACC in saves (53), Wiese ranks second in the ACC in total assists and Afonso is ninth in the ACC in goals (5).
- This will be the 76th meeting between Virginia and NC State.
- The Cavaliers hold a 49-17-9 lead in the all-time series and are 19-4-3 under head coach George Gelnovatch.
- UVA and NC State are tied in the series in games played in Raleigh, 14-14-5.
- Virginia has won five of the last seven, with two ties in that span.
- The last game in Raleigh was a 0-0 tie in double overtime on Oct. 13, 2017. UVA won the last • meeting, 2-0 on Sept. 20, 2019. The teams did not meet in the 2020-21 season.
ABOUT NC STATE
- NC State is coming off a 4-0 win over High Point on Tuesday (Oct. 12).
- The Wolfpack have outscored their opponents 22-15.
- Kuda Muskwe leads the team with 10 points (4 goals, 2 assists) and Luke Hille has nine points (4 goals, 1 assist).
- NC State has 11 different players that have scored goals this season.
- Goalkeeper Leon Krapf is second in the ACC in goalie minutes played and fifth in total saves 33.
Virginia closes its home slate on Friday, October 22 when it hosts Pitt at 7 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.