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Sept. 2, 1997

This Week in Virginia Sports

Tuesday, Sept. 2    Volleyball--James Madison          Away    7:00 PM
                    Women's Soccer--George Mason       Away    4:00 PM
Thursday, Sept. 4   FOOTBALL--AUBURN  @    ESPN        HOME    8:00 PM 
                    American Univ. vs. Florida Int'l.          5:00 PM
                    Akron vs. Virginia                         7:30 PM
                    Volleyball--New Mexico Trn.        Away
                    Women's Soccer--Penn St.           Away    4:00 PM
Saturday, Sept. 6   Volleyball--New  Mexico Trn.       Away
                    Akron vs. American Univ.                   1:00 PM
                    Fla.  Int'l. vs. Virginia                  3:30 PM
                    Field Hockey--Ball St.             Away    2:30 PM
Tuesday, Sept. 9    WOMEN'S SOCCER--OLD DOMINION #     HOME    7:00 PM
Wednesday,  Sept. 10    MEN'S SOCCER--CENTRAL CONN. #  HOME    7:00 PM
#Kloeckner Stadium; = Lake Rivanna 
@Scott Stadium 
$U-Hall Turf Field 
%Towe Course 
*Lady Astor Courts 
+Memorial Gym

Charlottesville...UVa's fall sports opened last week. The year to date record is 5-2-0(71.4%).

FOOTBALL: Coach: George Welsh, 17th season at Virginia, record: 105-68-3. 1997-98 record, 0-0. Last week, UVa was idle. This week, UVa opens with Auburn(Thur., Sept. 4, 8:00 PM, Scott Stadium).

MEN'S SOCCER: Coach: George Gelnovatch, second season at Virginia, record: 16-4-3. 1997-98 record, 0-1. Last week, UVa played American Univ.(3-1 loss). This week, UVa hosts its own Coca Cola Classic(Fri.-Sun., Sept. 5-7, 5:00-7:30 PM; 1:00-3:30 PM).

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Coach: April Heinrichs, second season at Virginia, record: 12-7-2. 1997-98 record, 0-0. Last week, UVa was idle. This week, UVa plays George Mason today, and Penn State(Fri., Sept. 5, 4:00 PM, away).

FIELD HOCKEY: Coach: Melissa Sanders, fifth season at Virginia, record: 53-32. 1997-98 record, 2-0. Last week, UVa played Davidson(11-0 won) and Richmond(8-0 won). This week, UVa plays Ball St.(Sun., Sept. 7, 2:30 PM, at Maryland).

VOLLEYBALL: Coach: Melissa Aldrich Shelton, third season at Virginia, record: 36-34. 1997-98 record, 3-1. Last week, UVa played in its own Jefferson Cup Tournament(Liberty won, Delaware won, Coastal Crolina won, Illinois loss ). This week, UVa faces James Madison today and attends the New Mexico Tournament(Fri.-Sat., Sept. 5-6, away).


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