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Sept. 9, 1997

This Week in Virginia Sports

Wednesday,  Sept. 10    MEN'S SOCCER--CENTRAL CONN. #   HOME            7:00 PM
Friday, Sept. 12        Volleyball--Marshall Trn.   Away
Saturday, Sept. 13      FOOTBALL--RICHMOND @    HOME                    3:30 PM
                        Men's Soccer--Maryland  Away                    7:00 PM
                        Field Hockey--Northwestern(@Oxford, OH) Away    10:00 AM
                        CROSS COUNTRY--UVA INVITATIONAL %   HOME        10:30 AM        
                        Women's Tennis--SUNITY Classic  Syracuse
                        Volleyball--Marshall Trn.   Away
                        Women's Soccer--adidas Trn. Portland    
                        Virginia vs. Washington                         3:00 PM
                        Cal Poly-SLO vs. Univ. of  Portland             5:15 PM
Sunday, Sept.14         Field Hockey--Miami (OH)    Away                11:00 AM
                        Women's Tennis--SUNITY Classic  Syracuse
                        Women's Soccer--adidas Trn. Portland
                        Cal Poly-SLO vs. Washington                     3:00 PM
                        Virginia vs. Univ. of Portland                  5:15 PM
Tuesday, Sept. 16       Volleyball--William & Mary  Away                7:00 PM
Wednesday, Sept. 17     MEN'S SOCCER--VIRGINIA TECH  #  HOME            7:00 PM
                        FIELD HOCKEY--DAVIS & ELKINS  $ HOME            7:00 PM
#Klckner 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 9-6-2(58.8%).

FOOTBALL: Coach: George Welsh, 17th season at Virginia, record: 105-69-3. 1997-98 record, 0-1. Last week, UVa played Auburn(28-17 loss). This week, UVa plays Richmond(Sat., Sept. 13, 3:30 PM, Scott Stadium).

MEN'S SOCCER: Coach: George Gelnovatch, second season at Virginia, record: 17-4-4. 1997-98 record, 1-1-1. Last week, UVa played in its own Coca Cola Classic(Akron 5-1 won, Florida International 1-1 tie). This week, UVa plays Central Connecticut St.(Wed., Sept. 10, 7:00 PM, Klckner Stadium) and Maryland(Sat., Sept. 13, 7:00 PM, away).

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Coach: April Heinrichs, second season at Virginia, record: 13-7-3. 1997-98 record, 1-0-1. Last week, UVa played George Mason(0-0 tie) and Penn State(5-2 won). This week, UVa plays Old Dominion today and in the adidas Tournament in Portland(OR)(Sat.-Sun., Sept. 13-14, 3:00-5:15 PM, away).

FIELD HOCKEY: Coach: Melissa Sanders, fifth season at Virginia, record: 54-32. 1997-98 record, 3-0. Last week, UVa played Ball St.(3-0 won). This week, UVa plays Northwestern(Sat., Sept. 13, 10:00 AM, Oxford, OH) and Miami(OH)(Sun., Sept. 14, 11:00 AM, away).

VOLLEYBALL: Coach: Melissa Aldrich Shelton, third season at Virginia, record: 37-37. 1997-98 record, 4-4. Last week, UVa played James Madison(3-1 won)and attended the New Mexico Tournament(Pepperdine 3-1 loss, New Mexico 3-1 loss, Idaho St. 3-1 loss). This week, UVa plays in the Marshall Trn.(Fri.-Sat. , Sept. 12-13, away).

CROSS COUNTRY: Coach: Randy Bungard, first season at Virginia: record 0-0. 1997-98 record, 0-0. Last week, UVa was idle. This week, UVa hosts its own Invitational(Sat., Sept. 13, 10:30 AM, Towe Course).

WOMEN'S TENNIS: Coach Phil Rogers, 16th season at Virginia, record: 163-144. 1997-98 record, 0-0. Last week, UVa was idle. This week, UVa plays in the SUNITY Classic in Syracuse(Sat.-Sun., Sept. 13-14, away).


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