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No. 16 Virginia Hosts Richmond Wednesday

Feb. 20, 2018

 No. 16 Virginia hosts Richmond
 Date/Time  Wednesday, February 21, 5 p.m.
 Multimedia/Game Info  Gametracker - ACC Network Extra
 Location  Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium | Parking Map
 Additional Information  Ticket Info | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 16 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (1-0) continues its home stand to begin the 2018 season by hosting Richmond (2-0) on Wednesday (Feb. 21) at 5 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.

FOLLOW THE ACTION
The game will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra. Links for the video stream and live stats are available on VirginiaSports.com.

PROMOTIONS
Free admission with the Virginia men’s basketball vs. Georgia Tech ticket. Men's basketball will host Georgia Tech at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.

CAVALIER TIDBITS

  • Virginia opened the season with a 17-4 win over Elon at home.
  • The Cavaliers had eight different players score a goal.
  • Junior Maggie Jackson (Alexandria, Va.) led UVA with seven points (four goals, three assists). Senior Kasey Behr (Northport, N.Y.) and sophomore Sammy Mueller (Pelham, N.Y.) each had hat tricks.
  • Freshman Olivia Schildmeyer (Upper Arlington, Ohio) scored two goals in her first collegiate appearance and was one of seven players to make their collegiate debuts.
  • UVA’s defense limited the Phoenix to 19 shots, and only eight in the second half. Senior goalkeeper Rachel Vander Kolk (Severna Park, Md.) had 10 saves. 

A LOOK AT RICHMOND
Richmond has won its first two games of the season, topping Campbell, 16-5, and American, 13-6. Kim Egizi leads the Spiders with 12 goals and 13 draw controls. Goalkeeper Megan Gianforte has 22 saves with a 3.87 goals against average. Julie Ball is pacing the defensive unit with seven caused turnovers and nine ground balls.

CLEAR BAG & ENTRY POLICY
There is a new "Clear Bag" policy in place at Klöckner Stadium. Please click here to view Klöckner Stadium FAQs regarding bag and entry policies.

PARKING
Due to the men’s basketball game vs. Georgia Tech Wednesday night, free parking for the game will be available at the Emmet/Ivy Garage on a first come, first served basis. 

TICKETS
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).

UP NEXT
Virginia will take its first road trip of the season on Saturday, Feb. 24, to face No. 9 Princeton in Princeton, N.J., at 1 p.m. at Sherrerd Field.


 

 

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