CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The 6-seed Virginia women’s lacrosse team (8-8) faces 3-seed Syracuse (13-3) on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. in Notre Dame, Ind., at Arlotta Stadium.
HOW TO WATCH
The game will be broadcast on ACC Network with Jay Alter, Sheehan Stanwick-Burch and Dana Boyle on the call. Links for the live stream, for authenticated subscribers of the ACC Network, and live stats are available on VirginiaSports.com. Fans can follow @UVAWomensLax on Twitter for in-game updates.
- Virginia is 21-18 all-time in the ACC Championship and 6-6 in the quarterfinals.
- The Cavaliers have won five ACC titles.
- UVA advanced to the semifinals in 2017 when head coach Julie Myers recorded her 300th career-win.
- UVA is 0-2 against Syracuse in the ACC Tournament.
- The two teams last met in the 2019 ACC Quarterfinals, with the Orange winning 12-10.
- Virginia is 12-14 all-time against Syracuse.
- UVA is 0-3 in neutral site games against Syracuse.
- The Cavaliers fell to the Orange 17-11 earlier this season in a snow-covered game that was moved to lower turf.
- Freshman Rachel Clark led the Cavaliers with four goals and redshirt senior Ashlyn McGovern had three.
- Sophomore Aubrey Williams had 10 draw controls.
- Virginia is second in the ACC and fifth in the NCAA in draw controls per game with 18.06.
- UVA is third in the ACC in free position percentage (.514).
- UVA is averaging 15.00 goals per game, while holding opponents to 12.75 goals per game.
- Williams is third in the ACC and eighth nationally with 8.00 draw controls per game. Williams holds the UVA single season record with 128 draw controls this season.
- Clark and McGovern are tied for ninth in the ACC with 52 goals.
- Clark is leading the ACC in free position percentage (.636) and McGovern is third in the ACC with 1.00 free position goals per game.
- Sophomore Morgan Schwab is seventh in the ACC with 25 assists.
- Junior goalkeeper Ashley Vernon is third in the ACC with 118 saves.
- McGovern was named to the All-ACC first team.
- Williams and Clark earned All-ACC Second Team honors.
- Clark joined Abby Manalang and Kate Miller on the ACC All-Freshman Team.
The winner of Friday night’s game will advance to the ACC Semifinals to play the No. 2 Boston College/No. 7 Virginia Tech winner on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.