CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s soccer team (6-3-5, 1-3-3 ACC) continues a three-game homestand on Thursday night (Oct. 19) when the Cavaliers host Miami (3-7-4, 2-4-1 ACC). Kick is set for 7 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
Thursday’s game against Miami will be streamed on ACCNX and is available through stream 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 Thursday’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 is in the middle of a three-game home streak and is coming off a 3-0 victory over Virginia Tech in its last outing to give the Hoos the first ACC win of the season.
- UVA’s 10 goals allowed is tied for third in the ACC with No. 1 Florida State for fewest goals allowed this season behind No. 9 Clemson and No. 3 North Carolina.
- Cayla White is second in the ACC in goals against average and tops in save percentage this season.
- White posted her 25th victory against Virginia Tech and is tied for 10th in career wins at UVA.
- The Hoos rank among the top half of the league offensively ranking fifth in assists (26), sixth in points (80) and seventh in goals (27).
- Underclassmen have been critical in the offense for the Hoos this season with 22-of-27 goals to date coming from freshmen or sophomores.
- Sophomore Maggie Cagle (7) leads the team, while sophomore Meredith McDermott (6) and freshman Allie Ross (6) have combined to be the top three goal producers for UVA this season.
- Cagle (19) is fourth in the ACC in total points entering the Thursday night match with Miami.
- Chloe Japic scored her first goal for the Hoos when she hit the opening goal that also proved to be the game-winning goal against Virginia Tech in the last outing.
- Talia Staude is climbing the UVA record book as she is third all-time in career starts with her 92nd coming at Virginia Tech last Sunday in what was her 100th game as a Cavalier.
- Staude also ranks third all-time at UVA in minutes played as she has logged 8,524 minutes having passed Becky Sauerbrunn by one minute in the game against Virginia Tech last Sunday.
THE SERIES WITH MIAMI
- Virginia and Miami have faced each other 18 times with the Cavaliers holding a 15-2-1 lead in the all-time series.
- The Hoos lead the series 10-0-0 in games played in Klöckner and have outscored Miami 27-2 in those games.
- Virginia picked up the 1-0 victory last season with Alexa Spaanstra hitting the game-winning goal for UVA.
- The Hoos have won five consecutive matches vs. UM dating back to 2016 when Miami won 2-1 at home.