CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s soccer team (3-2) is set to host La Salle (1-2-2) in a non-conference affair Tuesday night (Sept. 9) at Klöckner Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
HOW TO FOLLOW
Tuesday night’s match against La Salle will be streamed on ACCNX which is available through the ESPN app and at WatchESPN.com for customers who have the ACC Network as a part of their television subscription. Live stats are also available and links to both the live stats and broadcast are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAMenSoccer).
Tickets are available for Tuesday night’s game and fans can purchase single-game tickets in advance online at UVATix.com. Reserved seats purchased in advance are $12 and general admission tickets are $8. UVA athletics strongly encourages fans to avoid lines on game day and purchase their tickets online in advance. Single-game tickets will be $15 at the gate on game day for reserved seats if available and $10 for general admission seats. Group packages for parties of 20 or more are $6 and are available for purchase over the phone in advance only.
- Virginia enters the match with record of 3-2-0 on the season
- Tuesday’s match will be the first-ever contest between Virginia and La Salle
- Under head coach George Gelnovatch, The Cavaliers are 33-8 against current member programs of the A10
- Virginia has outshot its opponents by a margin of 78-37 this season and allowed just nine shots in the first half through five games
- Virginia’s leading goal scorer, Leo Afonso, leads the ACC in shot attempts with 24
- Afonso’s shots-per-game average of 4.25 ranks No. 11 in the NCAA
- Three or more different Cavaliers have scored in a single game on three occasions this season
- Ten different Virginia players have notched an assist this season
- Virginia is tied for second in the ACC with seven different goal scorers on the season
- The Cavaliers are tied for the ACC lead in goals scored with 12
- Phil Horton has scored two goals in his last three games including a game-winner from the penalty spot against Virginia Tech
- Virginia’s last outing against Virginia Tech saw a crowd of 3,378 at Klöckner stadium, the sixth largest attendance number among Division I men’s soccer matches this season
NOTING LA SALLE
- La Salle enters the match with a 1-2-2 record
- The Explorers are led by Omari Cotterell and Giammarco Rodio with two goals each this season
- Cotterell leads the team in points with six
- La Salle has outshot its opponents by a margin of 74-50 this season
ON THE HORIZON
The Cavaliers will remain at home to take on Notre Dame in their second ACC match of the season on Friday night (Sept. 16). Kickoff at Klöckner Stadium is set for 7 p.m.