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Cavalier Men's Soccer Hosts Longwood Wednesday

Ryan Burke

Sept. 13, 2005

Game #4
September 14, 2005
#12/4 Virginia (2-0-1, 0-0-0 ACC) vs. Longwood (0-3-1, 0-0-0 ASC)
Klöckner Stadium
Charlottesville, Va.
7:00 pm

Today's Game: The Cavaliers continue their three game homestand Wednesday night as they host Longwood. Virginia enters the game with a 2-0-1 record on the season and have not conceded a goal on the year. Longwood is searching for its first win of the year, entering the game with a 0-3-1 record after losses to Western Kentucky and Eastern Illinois last weekend.

The Series vs. Longwood: Wednesday's game is the fourth all-time meeting between the schools with Virginia holding a 3-0-0 advantage in the series. Last season, the Cavaliers and Lancers met for the first time in 15 years. The Cavaliers won that contest 1-0 in overtime at Klöckner Stadium, outshooting the Lancers 28-1 in the game.

Against the State: Today's game is the first of four regular season games for the Cavaliers against opponents from the state. All-Time the Cavaliers have a 232-70-25 record against in-state foes. Last season, Virginia went 3-1-0 against teams from the state.

No Goals For You: The Cavaliers have posted shutouts in each of the first three games of the season. Virginia has never had shutouts in the first four games of a season (The Cavaliers also opened the 1979, 1988, and 2004 seasons with three consecutive shutouts). The school record for consecutive shutouts was set in 1987, when Virginia posted 10 consecutive shutouts.

Cavaliers closing in on 600 All-Time Victories: Virginia currently has an all-time record of 599-273-84. With a victory tonight, the Cavaliers would become the first ACC team to reach 600 all-time wins.




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