CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 15 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (7-7, 2-4 ACC) hosts No. 1 North Carolina (13-0, 6-0 ACC) on Thursday night at 8 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.
HOW TO WATCH
The game will be broadcast on ACC Network with Leah Secondo, Sheehan Stanwick-Burch and Dana Boyle on the call. Links for the live stats and a live stream of the broadcast for authenticated subscribers of ACC Network are available on VirginiaSports.com. Fans can follow @UVAWomensLax on Twitter for in-game updates.
ONE LOVE GAME
Thursday’s game is dedicated to the One Love Foundation. The One Love Foundation was created in 2010 to honor the memory of Yeardley Love. Since Yeardley’s death, One Love’s mission has been to educate, empower and activate young people in a movement to end relationship violence and to promote healthy relationships in its place.
Koozies will be given away to the first 500 fans in honor of One Love.
AGAINST NORTH CAROLINA
- Virginia and North Carolina are meeting for the 44th time in the series.
- UVA is 13-30 all-time against the Tar Heels.
- UNC has won the last nine meetings.
- Virginia and UNC share a connection. Myers and UNC head coach Jenny Levy both played at Virginia and were on the 1991 National Championship team.
- Virginia’s last win in the series came in the 2014 NCAA tournament when UVA topped North Carolina to advance to the Final Four.
- Virginia is second in the ACC and fourth in the NCAA in draw controls per game with 18.43.
- UVA is fourth in free position percentage (.505).
- UVA is averaging 14.77 goals per game, while holding opponents to 13.15 goals per game.
- Sophomore Aubrey Williams is second in the ACC and eighth nationally with 8.14 draw controls per game. Williams holds the UVA single season record with 114 draw controls this season.
- Freshman Rachel Clark is sixth in the ACC and 19th in the NCAA in goals (45) and senior Ashlyn McGovern is ninth in the ACC and 29th nationally (43).
- Clark is second in the ACC in free position percentage (.684).
- Sophomore Morgan Schwab is fifth in the ACC with 22 assists.
- Junior goalkeeper Ashley Vernon is third in the ACC with 104 saves.
Virginia closes the regular season at Virginia Tech on Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in Blacksburg, Va.