Feb. 5, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The No. 8 Virginia women's lacrosse team will play three scrimmages on Saturday, Feb. 9 in Philadelphia, taking on Georgetown, Penn and Boston University.
WEATHER UPDATE As of Friday afternoon, the games were still on but start times have been moved back two hours. The information below reflects that change. However, please follow Twitter for the latest weather and game time information.
The scrimmages are part of the Penn 2013 Spring Fling, which begins with a game between Penn and Boston University at 11:30 a.m. The scrimmages, with neither scores nor stats counting, with include two 25-minute halves with running clocks and a five minute break between the periods.
The Cavaliers, who are ranked No. 8 in the IWLCA Preseason Poll, will face Georgetown in the second game, set to begin at 12:30 a.m. They will have a break before facing Penn at 2:30 and Boston University right after at 3:30 p.m.
These three scrimmages will be the only exhibition contests of the preseason for Virginia. The regular season opens on Saturday, Feb. 16 when the Cavaliers face No. 7 Loyola in Baltimore. The Cavaliers' first home game will be on Friday, March 1 when they host No. 4 Maryland at Klöckner Stadium. Season tickets are on sale now with single-game tickets set to go on sale on Friday, Feb. 8.
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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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