CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Virginia men’s soccer team (3-1) is set to begin ACC play when the team travels to Durham, N.C. on Friday (Sept. 8) to take on No. 10 Duke at Koskinen Stadium where kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Virginia head coach George Gelnovatch will have the opportunity to record his 100th ACC win while at the helm of the Cavalier program.
How to Follow
Friday night’s match against Duke 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).
GELNOVATCH NEARS 100TH ACC WIN
- Entering ACC play in his 28th season as the Virginia head coach, George Gelnovatch currently sits at 99 ACC wins.
- With his first ACC victory of the 2023 campaign, Gelnovatch will become just the second ACC coach to accomplish the feat—and the first to reach the milestone at a single school (Jay Vidovich compiled 100+ combined wins at Wake Forest and Pitt)
- NOTE: Only regular-season contests against ACC opponents count as conference wins.
- Through his career at Virginia Gelnovatch is 17-14-4 against the Blue Devils and 99-72-34 against the ACC overall.
THE SERIES WITH DUKE
- Virginia is 41-40-11 against the Blue Devils all-time.
- The two teams faced off at Klöckner Stadium in 2022 where Virginia earned a draw against the second-ranked Blue Devils
- The last time Virginia visited Koskinen Stadium, the Cavaliers fell in overtime by a score of 3-2 in the 2021 season. Current team captains Leo Afonso and Will Citron provided the goals for Virginia.