CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 12 Virginia women’s soccer team (4-0-1) continues non-conference play at home on Sunday (Sept. 3) when the Cavaliers host VCU (1-2-2) in a 2 p.m. contest at Klöckner Stadium.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
Sunday afternoon’s game against VCU will be streamed on ACCNX which is available through the ESPN app and at WatchESPN.com for customers who have the ACC Network as part of their television subscription. Live stats are also available and links to both the live stream and broadcast are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAWomenSoccer).
Due to construction in the area in the early part of the season that has eliminated spaces in the JPJ South lot, fans are encouraged to consider parking in the JPJ West lot and parking garage.
Tickets are available for Sunday’s contest and fans are encouraged to purchase in advance online at UVATix.com. Advance tickets online are $12 for reserved seats (if available) and $8 for general admission. If purchased at the gate, reserved seats are $15 if available and general admission set at $10.
- Virginia remained undefeated and moved down to No. 12 in the United Soccer Coaches rankings after a scoreless draw with Michigan and a 4-0 win at George Mason last week.
- Virginia has posted four consecutive shutouts and went 444:01 minutes of scoreless soccer to start the year before conceding a goal against West Virginia in the win on Thursday night.
- Underclassmen have been critical in the offense for the Hoos this season with 13 of 16 goals to date coming from freshmen or sophomores.
- Hoos have been scoring double this season as all four victories have seen a Cavalier record a brace.
- Meredith McDermott turned in her second brace of the year against West Virginia and is tied for the team lead with 10 points on the season.
- Maggie Cagle tallied her second brace of the season in the last outing against George Mason for her second multiple-goal game of her career.
- Yuna McCormack turned in her first multiple-assist game last Sunday against the Patriots as she connected on the first two goals of the game with Cagle and Talia Staude.
- Freshman Allie Ross is right behind Cagle in offensive production this season with seven points as she has tallied three goals and an assist through the first four games.
- Jill Flammia tallied her first assist of the year when she connected with Cagle and McDermott on the opening goal against West Virginia on Thursday night.
- Virginia opens the year with six of its seven non-conference matches at home. Sunday’s contest with VCU is the second of the final three non-conference games on the schedule for 2023.
THE SERIES WITH VCU
- Virginia and VCU have faced each other seven times with the Hoos leading the series 5-0-2.
- The Cavaliers lead the Rams 4-0-1 in games played at Klöckner Stadium.
- The draw came in last year’s meeting as the teams played to a scoreless result in Charlottesville.