Courtney Swan has scored at least three goals in every game this season
|No. 8 Penn State (2-1, 0-0 ALC) at No. 9 Virginia (1-3, 0-1 ACC)||Date and Time||Saturday, March 1, 2014, 12:00 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium|
|Media||GameTracker | All-Acces Streaming Video ($)|
|Additional Information|| March 1 Parking Info | Virginia Lacrosse Ticket Information |
Season Stats | 2014 Fact Book | Game Notes
|Social Media|| @UVAWomensLax Twitter | Facebook |
Latest Webisode:The Crease
Feb. 27, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The No. 9 Virginia women's lacrosse team (1-3, 0-1 ACC) hosts No. 8 Penn State (2-1, 0-0 ALC) on Saturday, March 1 at 12 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.
Note: Because of multiple Virginia athletics events happening on Saturday, fans attending the game should CLICK HERE for Parking Info.
Virginia is playing its fourth-straight home game and its fourth game of the season against a top-10 ranked opponent. Virginia is 1-2 at home and 0-3 against ranked opponents this season.
Virginia holds an 18-16 edge in the all-time series against Penn State, but the Nittany Lions have won the last two meetings including 15-14 last season in Charlottesville. Virginia had won six-straight matchups prior to dropping a 14-7 game in Happy Valley in 2012.
The Cavaliers and Nittany Lions are ranked No. 9 and 8, respectively, in this week's IWLCA Coaches' Poll, the same rankings they each held last week. However, Penn State dipped from No. 7 to No. 8 in this week's Brine Media Poll after losing to No. 3 Maryland, 14-7 (Feb. 22). Virginia dropped from No. 13 to No. 16 after falling to No. 2 Syracuse, 18-14, on Sunday (Feb. 25).
Penn State and Virginia are tied for 28th in the nation, averaging 14.0 goals per game and are also tied for 23rd in the nation in draw controls, averaging 14.5 per game. The Nittany Lions are 17th in caused turnovers, averaging 11.50 per game, while Virginia causes 9.25 per contest.
Junior Courtney Swan (Vero Beach, Fla.) continued her season-long streak of scoring at least a hat trick each game with a four-goal performance against Syracuse. Swan, who had six points in the game, her second time this season logging a half-dozen points in a contest, is tied for sixth in the ACC and 11th in the nation with a 5.0 points-per-game average. Swan, averaging 3.75 goals per game, ranks third in the ACC and 36th in the nation. She also ranks second in the ACC and 17th in the nation with 6.0 draws per game.
Senior Maddy Keeshan (Greenwich, Ct.) had her second hat trick of the season against the Orange, with a three-goal performance. Keeshan, who scored eight goals in her first three seasons with the Cavaliers, is third on the team in goal scoring this season with nine.
Senior Liza Blue (Butler, Md.) scored one goal against Syracuse, extending her streak of games in which she has scored, which extends back to last season, to 10. Blue is second on the team with 10 goals.
Senior goalkeeper Liz Colgan (Cockeysville, Md.) continues to lead the ACC in saves per game, averaging 10.25 per contest.
The Cavaliers close out the current homestand on Saturday, March 8 at 1 p.m. when they host No. 1 North Carolina.
Single-game reserved seats are available for all women's home games for $7. Single-game general admission adult tickets for women's home games are $5, while youth (18 and under), seniors (60 and over), and UVa faculty and staff tickets are $4 each.
Stage Set for Season FinaleFootball11/27/15At noon Saturday, in the rivals' annual clash for the Commonwealth Cup, Virginia (4-7, 3-4) meets Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4) at Scott Stadium.'Hoos Have Plenty in Reserve at JPJMen's Basketball11/26/15No. 12 Virginia received 30 points from its reserves in an 80-54 win over Lehigh on Wednesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.Cavalier Football Notebook -- Virginia Tech WeekFootball11/24/15At noon Saturday, Virginia (4-7, 3-4) closes the season against Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4) at Scott Stadium.
Director of News Content
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.
Women's Lacrosse Fall Ball Recap
W. Lacrosse | 10/30/2015
The Virginia women's lacrosse team played six different teams on five dates during fall ball in...
Women's Lacrosse Names 2016 Team Captains
W. Lacrosse | 9/28/2015
Virginia women's lacrosse head coach Julie Myers announced that fourth-years Mary Alati (Glen...
UVa Women's Lacrosse Partners with STX
W. Lacrosse | 9/25/2015
The Virginia women's lacrosse team signed a five-year agreement for STX to be the exclusive...
Women's Lacrosse Announces Fall Schedule
W. Lacrosse | 8/28/2015
The Virginia women's lacrosse team released its fall training schedule that will include five...
Virginia Women's Lacrosse Earns IWLCA Academic Honors
W. Lacrosse | 8/25/2015
The Virginia women's lacrosse team, along with four individual student-athletes, were recognized ...
Courtney Swan Named ACC Women's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of ...
W. Lacrosse | 6/22/2015
Kelly Boyd, Liza Blue, Kelsey Gahan and Rachel Vander Kolk joined Courtney Swan on the All-ACC...
Courtney Swan Named Virginia's Nominee for NCAA Woman of the...
W. Lacrosse | 06/19/2015
Cavalier women's lacrosse attacker Courtney Swan has been named as Virginia's nominee for the...
Courtney Swan Earns Capital One Academic All-America Third...
W. Lacrosse | 06/11/2015
Virginia women's lacrosse senior attacker Courtney Swan (Vero Beach, Fla.) has been named to the ...
- Online Stores