Jan. 30, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia Athletics has released the broadcast schedule for the 2017 Virginia women’s lacrosse season.
All 10 of UVA’s home games, along with two road matches will be broadcast on the ACC Network Extra, a dedicated digital channel for ACC sports which is available to authenticated subscribers of ESPN3 through WatchESPN and the ESPN app at no additional charge.
The ACC Network Extra coverage marks the initial phase of the full ACC Network announced July 21 by ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The 2017 ACC Championships held in Richmond, Va. April 27-30 will be broadcast on the ACC’s Regional Sports Networks or ACC Network Extra.
Virginia returns eight starters, including three IWLCA All-South honorees in senior Maggie Preas (Rockville, Md.), junior Kasey Behr (Northport, N.Y) and junior Rachel Vander Kolk (Severna Park, Md.). UVA’s top three scorers from a year ago will be back, led by Behr and senior Posey Valis (Baltimore, Md.) with 41 points each. Senior Besser Dyson (Alexandria, Va.) led UVA in assists with 19 last season. Preas is the top-returning defender after accumulating 23 ground balls, 35 draw controls and 16 caused turnovers. The Cavaliers have added 10 newcomers to fill spots by five seniors who graduated in 2016.
Fans may purchase tickets online at VirginiaSports.com or through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium. The ticket office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. for in-person or telephone purchases. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).
Women's Lacrosse Broadcast Schedule on ACC Network Extra
Feb. 11 vs. Elon, 1 p.m.
Feb. 25 vs. Princeton, 1 p.m.
March 5 at Syracuse, 4 p.m.
March 11 at North Carolina, Noon
March 15 vs. Loyola, 7 p.m.
March 18 vs. Notre Dame, Noon
March 25 vs. Duke, 1 p.m.
March 29 vs. Oregon, 7 p.m.
April 5 vs. Maryland, 7 p.m.
April 12 vs. Navy, 7 p.m.
April 15 vs. Louisville, 1 p.m.
April 22 vs. Virginia Tech, 1 p.m.
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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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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