Sept. 27, 2012
|Virginia vs. Clemson|
|Date/Time||Fri., Sept. 28, 2012 | 7 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klockner Stadium|
|Multimedia||GameTracker | Cavaliers Live (Video)|
|Additional Information||2012 Ticket Information | Twitter | Facebook|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Fresh off a thrilling win Tuesday at VCU, the Virginia men's soccer comes home at Friday to battle the Clemson Tigers in ACC play at Klöckner Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
A live video webcast will be available on VirginiaSports.com through Cavaliers Live (subscription required). Live statistics will be available on VirginiaSports.com.
Single-game tickets for Virginia men's soccer currently are on sale through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office.
To purchase tickets online, visit VirginiaSports.com/Tickets. In-person purchases 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).
Virginia: 5-3-1 (ACC: 1-1-0/3 points)
Clemson: 2-5-1 (ACC: 1-1-1/3 points)
Virginia holds a 27-21-5 edge in its series with Clemson. The Cavaliers have won back-to-back matches with Clemson, with both coming on the Tigers' home pitch. UVa was a 2-0 victor last year.
In its last trip to Virginia in 2009, Clemson pulled out a 1-0 win, one of just three UVa losses during its national championship season. Virginia has won seven of the last 10 matches between the schools.
Tuesday Recap: UVa Upends VCU in Double OT
Cameron Chavira (Jr., Roanoke, Va.) scored his first career goal just over two minutes into double overtime to push the Virginia men's soccer team to a 1-0 triumph at VCU Tuesday evening in Richmond, Va. Chavira's golden goal helped Virginia hand VCU (4-1-2) its first loss of the year.
Virginia made its first scoring opportunity in double overtime count when Marcus Douglas (R-So., Washington, D.C.) sliced a cross from the right flank to the middle of the box to find a wide open Chavira, who tapped it home from five yards out for the winning score.
VCU finished with a 19-15 edge in shots and put seven shots on goal, compared to six for UVa. The Rams took seven corner kicks, while UVa earned three corners. The Cavaliers committed 16 fouls, while VCU was whistled for 15.
Cavalier Quick Hits
The Cavaliers' nine opponents thus far have a combined 44-16-11 record.
Virginia finishes a tough stretch of seven matches in 21 days on Friday; three of the previous six games have gone into overtime.
For the fifth straight match, UVa will face a rested team that has had at least six days off coming into its game against the Cavaliers.
Seven of Virginia's nine matches have been decided by a single goal or tie.
UVa crossed the midway point in the regular season on Tuesday.
Sixteen players saw action on Tuesday as UVa went deep into its bench with four regular contributors out of the lineup.
Spencer LaCivita recorded his third shutout of the year and 10th career shutout on Tuesday; he now ranks 10th in that category in UVa history.
Clemson enters with a 2-5-1 record and is 1-1-1 in the ACC after a 2-1 upset win over then-No. 17 NC State last Friday. Clemson has recorded five goals this year, all from different scorers. Manolo Sanchez leads the team with four points (1g, 2a).
Like Virginia, the Tigers have played an extremely tough schedule this year, inclduing top 25 foes Indiana, Notre Dame, Wake Forest, UAB and NC State.
Virginia gets a week off before traveling to College Park, Md., next Friday to take on top-ranked Maryland. The game will be televised by FOX Soccer Channel.
The Cavaliers then come back to Charlottesville for their final four home regular-season games, beginning Oct. 9 against High Point.
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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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