CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia men's soccer team wraps up its exhibition schedule at 5 p.m. Friday when it plays host to George Mason at Klöckner Stadium. The game is the first in a soccer doubleheader, as the UVa women's team opens its regular season at 7:30 against West Virginia.
Tickets for Friday's game are $7 for adult general admission and $5 for youth, senior and faculty/staff general admission. One ticket is good for admission to both matches.
Virginia started its exhibition season with a 1-0 win over East Tennessee State on Monday at Klöckner Stadium. The teams started a match on Sunday, only to have severe storms halt play in the 38th minute and prompt the teams to start over on Monday. Ari Dimas scored the Cavaliers' goal in the 10th minute off an assist from Chris Somerville. UVa held a 13-8 advantage in shots.
GMU opened its preseason slate with a 1-0 win at West Virginia on Tuesday. In the 64th minute, Taylor Morgan scored the game's lone goal to secure the win. George Mason posted an 8-7-2 record in 2010, including a 4-5-2 mark in Colonial Athletic Association play. GMU was picked to finish fourth in the CAA in the preseason conference coaches' poll. The Patriots' top goalkeeper from 2010, Sean Cote, is back for his sophomore year; he went 7-5-2 with a 0.99 GAA last year. Derek Markheim (2-3-7) is the Patriots' leading returning scorer from 2010.
Ranked 14th in the preseason Top Drawer Soccer rankings and 22nd in the preseason NSCAA poll, the Cavaliers will have their final tune-up for the regular season at 6 p.m. Monday with the Orange and Blue Scrimmage at Klöckner Stadium. Admission is free for the event. UVa kicks off its regular season at 5 p.m. Aug. 26 against West Virginia in Germantown, Md.
Season tickets currently are on sale for Virginia men's and women's soccer. Fans can order 2011 season tickets online, in person or by telephone. To purchase tickets online, visit VirginiaSports.com. In-person sales can be made at the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).
The 2011 All-Soccer Reserved Season Pass (reserved seats for all home men's and women's games) is $90. Reserved Season Passes for Men's Soccer or Women's Soccer only are $50. General Admission All-Soccer Season Passes are also available for adults ($40), Youth/Senior ($30) and Faculty/Staff ($30).
Packages and single game tickets are also on sale. The Friday Night Lights packages, featuring a general admission ticket to the men's soccer games vs. Charlotte, North Carolina and Maryland, is available for $15. The ACC Rivalry package is available for women's games, featuring Maryland, Florida State and Virginia Tech. Single game tickets are available for all home games starting at $7 for adult general admission and $5 for youth, senior and faculty/staff.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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