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Virginia Men's Soccer Opens Season Friday on West Coast

Sept. 2, 2005

Game #1
September 2, 2005
#6 Virginia (0-0, 0-0 ACC) vs. UC-Riverside (0-0, 0-0 Big West)
UCSB adidas Classic
Harder Stadium
Santa Barbara, Calif.
5:00 pm PT

Game #2
September 4, 2005
#6 Virginia (0-0, 0-0 ACC) vs. #4 UC-Santa Barbara (0-0, 0-0 Big West)
UCSB adidas Classic
Harder Stadium
Santa Barbara, Calif.
6:00 pm PT
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This Week's Games: The Cavaliers open the 2005 season with a trip to Santa Barbara for the 2005 UCSB adidas Classic. Virginia will open the season on Friday night against UC-Riverside before meeting host UC-Santa Barbara on Sunday.

The Series vs. UC-Riverside: Friday is the first meeting between the Cavaliers and the Highlanders. UC-Riverside is the only first-time opponent on the Cavaliers' schedule this season.

The Series vs. UC-Santa Barbara: Sunday is the second all-time meeting between the Cavaliers and the Gauchos. Virginia won the only previous meeting,2-0, in Charlottesville in 1985.

Against the Big West: This weekend marks the fifth and sixth all-time meetings between the Cavaliers and members of the Big West Conference. Virginia has a 2-0-2 all-time record against members of the conference (1-0-0 vs. UCSB, 1-0-2 vs. Cal State-Fullerton).

Season Opener: Friday's match vs. UC-Riverside is the season opener for the Cavaliers. It marks the first time since 1997 that Virginia has opened the season away from Klöckner Stadium. Overall, Virginia has a 38-20-3 record in season openers, including a 7-2 record in openers under George Gelnovatch.

Off to the West Coast: The Cavaliers are making their first trip to California since the 1999 season. That year, Virginia played in the Pacific Soccer Classic where they played Cal State-Fullerton and host UCLA.

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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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