CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s soccer team (7-3-5, 2-3-3 ACC) closes out a homestand with Senior Day celebrations against Boston College (3-9-4, 0-6-2 ACC) on Sunday (Oct. 22). Kick is set for 2 p.m. with ceremonies to honor the six seniors prior to kickoff.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
Sunday’s game against Boston College 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 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 is in the closing a three-game home streak and is coming off back-to-back shutouts of Virginia Tech (3-0) and Miami (1-0) heading into Sunday’s contest with Boston College.
- UVA’s 10 goals allowed to date is third in the ACC 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 Miami and is tied for ninth in career wins at UVA.
- The Hoos rank among the top half of the league offensively ranking sixth in assists (27), sixth in points (83) and seventh in goals (28).
- Underclassmen have been critical in the offense for the Hoos this season with 23-of-28 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 is sixth in the ACC in points (20) and goals (7) entering Sunday’s match with Boston College.
- Jill Flammia scored her second goal of the season and first game-winning goal against Miami.
- Talia Staude is third all-time in career starts with her 93rd coming against Virginia Tech and can tie Claire Constant for second all-time in games played with 102 against Boston College.
- Staude also ranks second all-time at UVA in minutes played as she has logged 8,614 minutes to pass Chantel Jones (2007-11) with her outing against Miami on Thursday.
- UVA will honor six seniors prior to kick with the Eagles on Sunday afternoon at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers will recognize Sarah Brunner, Peyton Goldthwaite, Brianna Jablonowski, Lacey McCormack, Talia Staude and Cayla White.
THE SERIES WITH BOSTON COLLEGE
- Virginia and BC have faced each other 20 times with the Cavaliers holding an 11-7-2 lead in the series.
- The Hoos lead the series 6-1-0 in games played in Klöckner Stadium and have won six straight at home.
- Virginia picked up the 3-0 victory at BC two years ago to take the lead in the series in games played on the road.
- The Hoos have won nine consecutive matches in the series dating back to the 2011 season when BC won 2-0.