CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s soccer team (7-3-6, 2-3-4 ACC) closes out the regular season on the road at Syracuse (2-13-2, 0-8-1 ACC) on Thursday (Oct. 26). Kick is set for 7 p.m.
HOW TO FOLLOW THE ACTION
Thursday’s game against Syracuse 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).
- Virginia closes the regular season at Syracuse on Thursday night and it is the fourth straight season (excluding the 2020-21 COVID altered season) that the Hoos have closed ACC play on the road.
- UVA’s 11 goals allowed to date is second in the ACC for fewest goals allowed this season behind eighth-ranked Clemson and tied with 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 (28), sixth in points (86) and seventh in goals (29).
- Underclassmen have been critical in the offense for the Hoos this season with 24-of-29 goals to date coming from freshmen or sophomores.
- Sophomores Maggie Cagle (7) and Meredith McDermott (7) have combined with freshman Allie Ross (6) to be the top three goal producers for UVA this season.
- Cagle is top 10 in the ACC in points (T6th), goals (T9th) and assists (T5th) entering the week.
- Cagle assisted on McDermott’s goal vs. Boston College to give her assists on both goals last week.
- 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 pass Claire Constant for second all-time in games played with 103 at Syracuse on Thursday.
- Staude also ranks second all-time at UVA in minutes played as she has logged 8,710 minutes to pass Chantel Jones (2007-11) with her outing against Miami last Thursday.
THE SERIES WITH SYRACUSE
- Virginia and Syracuse have faced each other eight times with the Cavaliers holding a 7-0-1 lead in the series.
- The Cavaliers lead the series 3-0-0 in games played at SU Soccer Stadium with meetings in 2017, 20120 and 2021
- The teams played to a 2-2 draw last season in Charlottesville with the Orange hitting the equalizer in the closing minutes of play.