CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Coming off a top-5 win, No. 4 Virginia (6-1) returns to Klöckner Stadium on Tuesday (March 19) to host UAlbany (2-4) in the Cavaliers’ final midweek matchup of the regular season. Opening faceoff is set for 4 p.m. ACC Network Extra.

1 – Lars Tiffany is one win away from career No. 200. In his 20th season as head coach, Tiffany boasts a 199-100 career record.

2 – Connor Shellenberger (115-161-276) only needs two points to surpass former teammate Matt Moore as Virginia’s all-time points leader.

835 – Jack Boyden (329), Connor Shellenberger (276) and Payton Cormier (230) combine for 835 career points. No other team in the nation has three active players on its roster combine for that amount.


  • The Cavaliers won the only meeting between the two teams, which occurred at Klöckner Stadium on May 14, 2005, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Virginia used an 11-goal first half run to build a 15-3 halftime lead.
  • The Hoos’ 23 goals tied the program record for most goals by UVA in an NCAA Tournament contest.
  • The game was held up for 45 minutes due to thunderstorms in the Charlottesville area.
  • Virginia’s Kyle Dixon (3g, 3a) led the effort with six points.
  • Current UVA assistant coach Kip Turner earned the win in net.


  • Virginia snapped a three-game losing skid in the series against Maryland after taking down the fifth-ranked Terrapins, 14-10, at SECU Stadium this past Saturday (March 16).
  • The win also marked UVA’s first in College Park since 2012.
  • Midfielder Griffin Schutz (4g, 2a) tied his career high of six points in the win. Attackman McCabe Millon (3g) notched his fifth hat trick in just his seventh career game.
  • The Cavaliers forced 17 Maryland turnovers, an effort led by Chase Yager (5gb, 4ct) and Ben Wayer (5gb, 3ct).


  • For games played through March 17, Virginia is second in the nation in assists (10.71), clearing percentage (.935) and ground balls (38.29), third in points (26.43), fourth in man-up offense (.571), sixth in shot percentage (.343), seventh in scoring offense (15.71) and eighth in turnovers (14.14).
  • Virginia’s clearing percentage, ground balls and saves (13.71) averages also lead the ACC.
  • Among all Division-I players this season, Payton Cormier is currently fourth in goals (3.57) and 17th in points (4.86). Connor Shellenberger is 10th in assists (3.00) and 11th in points (5.29). McCabe Millon is 17th in goals (3.00).


  • 4 Virginia has been ranked in the top 5 of the USILA Coaches poll in 333 weeks all-time, including in the most recent edition of the poll.
  • Virginia has been ranked No. 1 in the nation in 70 all-time polls.
  • UVA has been ranked in 525 out of 546 (.962) total USILA polls all-time.
  • The USILA Poll began in 1973.


  • The Cavaliers return to Klöckner Stadium on Saturday (March 23) to host Drexel (3-4).
  • Opening faceoff is set for 4 p.m. on ACC Network Extra.