CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 1 seed Virginia women’s soccer team (18-2-2) returns to action on Saturday night (Nov. 20) when the Cavaliers host fourth-seeded BYU (15-4-1) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Kick is set for 7 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
The match between the Cavaliers and the Cougars will be streamed on ACCNX and is available through the ESPN app and at ESPN.com. Live stats are also available for the match. Links to both the stream and live stats are at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWomenSoccer).
Parking for Saturday’s NCAA Tournament match will be on a cash basis for $5 in the JPJ South lot and JPJ surface lot.
General admission tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the gate on game day. Students are required to purchase tickets at a cost of $5 in advance or at the gate. Children two and under are admitted free.
HOW THE HOOS GOT TO THE THIRD ROUND
• Virginia opened the NCAA Tournament with a 6-0 victory over High Point in the first round of action.
• Two Hoos scored their first collegiate goals in that opening win – Sarah Brunner and Kira Maguire.
• Also getting in on the career-first action was Brianna Jablonowski with her first collegiate assist.
• Virginia locked up a third-round spot with a 2-0 win over Milwaukee on Friday night at Klöckner Stadium.
• Diana Ordoñez tallied a brace in that win over the Panthers to help lift the Cavaliers into the Sweet 16.
THE SERIES WITH BYU
• Virginia and BYU have met twice in the history of the programs with the Cavaliers winning both meetings
• UVA took a 3-2 win in overtime in 2001 and it would be 20 years before the teams would face off again
• Last season the teams faced each other in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Cary, N.C.
• Virginia won that meeting 2-0 behind a brace from forward Alexa Spaanstra as the forward scored in each half
• Laurel Ivory tallied a career-high 11 saves on a career-high 19 shots faced to pick up her 50th career victory