CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 9 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (6-0, 2-0 ACC) returns to ACC play at No. 1 North Carolina (5-0, 2-0 ACC) on Saturday (March 11) for a 3 p.m. opening draw at Dorrance Field.

The game will be streamed live on ACCNX for authenticated subscribers of ACC Network. Links for the live stream and live stats are available on


  • Virginia has opened the season with a 6-0 start, three of those wins coming against ranked opponents.
  • The last time UVA started the season 6-0 was 2007.
  • UVA’s win streak ended against then-No. 1 North Carolina. The Cavaliers finished the season as ACC Champions and NCAA runner-up.
  • UVA has had a 4-0 start to the season four of the last five seasons.


  • Virginia leads the ACC and is fourth in the NCAA with 18.67 draw controls per game.
  • The Cavaliers also lead the ACC in shots per game (37.5) and are third in free position percentage (.531) and points per game (23.67).
  • Ashlyn McGovern leads the ACC and is sixth in the NCAA in goals per game (4.00).
  • Maggie Bostain is first in the conference and 20th nationally with 2.00 caused turnovers per game.
  • Morgan Schwab is third in the ACC and 11th in the NCAA with 14 assists.
  • Aubrey Williams ranks third in the conference and fourth in the nation with 9.00 draw controls per game.


  • Virginia and North Carolina are meeting for the 46th time in series history.
  • UVA is looking to snap a 10-game losing streak to the Tar Heels.
  • The last win for the Cavaliers was a 10-9 victory on May 17 in Chapel, Hill, in the NCAA tournament to send UVA to the Final Four.
  • UVA is 4-16 in games at UNC.

Virginia remains on the road for two games next week, traveling to Richmond on Wednesday, March 15 and Pitt on Saturday, March 19.