CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Virginia men’s soccer team (2-1) is set to take on No. 20 Maryland (1-1-1) on Monday night (Sept. 4) at Klöckner Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. as the Terrapins visit Klöckner Stadium for the first time since the 2013 season.
How to Follow
Monday night’s match against Maryland 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 TV subscription. Links to both the broadcast and live stats are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVAMenSoccer).
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 Thursday night’s opener 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.
Season tickets are also on sale with reserved seats at $70 and general admission at $40 for the year.
COLLEGE SOCCER’S ELITE
- Maryland is Virginia’s oldest rival in the sport of men’s soccer as the programs meet for the 85th time in a series that dates back to 1941, Virginia’s inaugural season of men’s soccer.
- Virginia trails the series by a margin of 30-44-10 and have won just two of the last 10 meetings
- The two programs account for 11 NCAA men’s soccer titles (Virginia 7, Maryland 4) and 27 College Cup appearances (Maryland 14, Virginia 13).
- Head coaches George Gelnovatch and Sasho Cirovski combine for a total of 815 total wins as each rank in the top-ten of active NCAA Division I coaches.
THE RIVALRY RETURNS TO KLÖCKNER STADIUM
- The match will mark the first meeting between the two teams at Klöckner Stadium since the schools were ACC rivals in 2013. That game resulted in a 3-3 draw in double overtime with all six goals scored in the first half of play (10/11/2013). Attendance at the match was recorded at 4,763.
- Paddy Foss scored in the 27th minute of play to put Virginia back on level terms — it remains the last goal scored in a matchup between the two teams at Klöckner Stadium for nearly a decade.
- The last four meetings between the teams all took place in Washington D.C. and Audi Field in “The Battle for the DMV”. Virginia went 1-2-1 in the series.