Nov. 11, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia announced its 2014 women's lacrosse schedule which features nine regular-season home games and includes contests against 10 opponents that played in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, including all four national semifinalist.
"Our 2014 schedule is loaded with the best teams in collegiate women's lacrosse," said head coach Julie Myers. "We will be consistently tested at home as six of our nine home games will feature NCAA tournament teams including the 2013 NCAA champion and the national runners-up. The road will be a challenge as well as we will face the other two final four teams among several other top-10 programs. We've worked hard in the offseason and look forward to the challenge of the season beginning in early February."
Virginia opens the campaign on Sunday, Feb. 9 playing a neutral site game in Atlanta against Northwestern, the first of five 2013 NCAA Tournament teams the Cavaliers will face in their first six games.
From Feb. 15 through March 8, the Cavaliers will play five consecutive games at Klöckner Stadium, hosting Loyola (Feb. 15), Richmond (Feb. 19), Syracuse (Feb. 23), Penn State (Feb. 28) and North Carolina (March 8). Also included in the home schedule will be games against James Madison (March 19), Old Dominion (March 26) and American (April 1). Virginia's final regular-season home game will be on Thursday, April 10 when the Cavaliers host Boston College.
Virginia will make its first-ever trip to South Bend to face new ACC opponent Notre Dame on Saturday, April 5. It will also be the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
Virginia closes the regular season with back-to-back road games at Maryland (April 13) and Virginia Tech (April 16).
Boston College will host the 2014 ACC Tournament April 24-27.
The NCAA Tournament runs from May 9-25. The NCAA Tournament field will feature 26 teams with all 13 conference champions receiving an automatic qualification into the field. The remaining 13 teams will be at-large selections. The top eight teams will be seeded in the bracket and will host first- and second-round games. The top six seeded teams will receive byes into the second round and serve as hosts for a neutral-site first-round game May 9. The first-round winners then play at the top-six seeded teams May 11. The teams seeded seventh and eighth will also host, but they will have to play a first-round game May 9.
The quarterfinals are at campus sites May 17 or 18, with the four winners advancing to the finals which will be held in Towson, Md. May 23-25. Virginia finished the 2013 campaign with an 11-10 record, advancing to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.
2014 Season Ticket Information
Virginia 2014 women's lacrosse season tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 18. Women's lacrosse reserved season tickets in the blue chairback seats $30. Women's lacrosse general admission season tickets are $25, $20 for youth, seniors, and UVa faculty and staff. New this year women's lacrosse and men's lacrosse season tickets will be split apart and not offered in combination. Information about men's lacrosse season tickets will be released at a later time.
Fans may renew their 2013 season tickets online by logging into their individual ticket account at VirginiaSports.com/tickets beginning Monday, Nov 18. The priority-ordering deadline is Monday, Dec. 16.
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).
2014 Virginia Women's Lacrosse Schedule
Day Date Opponent Time Sun. February 9 vs. Northwestern (in Atlanta) TBD Sat. February 15 Loyola (MD) 1 p.m. Wed. February 19 Richmond 5 p.m. Sun. February 23 Syracuse 1 p.m. Fri. February 28 Penn State 7 p.m. Sat. March 8 North Carolina 1 p.m. Weds. March 12 at William & Mary 7 p.m. Sat. March 15 at Princeton Noon Wed. March 19 James Madison 7 p.m. Sat. March 22 at Duke 1 p.m. Wed. March 26 Old Dominion 7 p.m. Tue. April 1 American 7 p.m. Sat. April 5 at Notre Dame TBD Thu. April 10 Boston College 7 p.m. Sun. April 13 at Maryland 1 p.m. Wed. April 16 at Virginia Tech 6 p.m. Thu. April 24 ACC Quarterfinals Noon & 2 p.m. Fri. April 25 ACC Semifinals 1 & 3 p.m. Sun. April 27 ACC Finals 1 p.m. Fri. May 9 NCAA 1st Round TBD Sun. May 11 NCAA 2nd Round Game TBD Sat/Sun. May 17 or 18 NCAA Quarterfinals TBD Friday May 23 NCAA Semifinals TBD Sunday May 25 NCAA Finals TBD
Jackson Comfortable in Leading RoleWomen's Lacrosse2/16/18As a sophomore last season, Maggie Jackson led the Cavaliers in points, ground balls and draw controls and tied for the lead in assists.Eikhoff Eager to Assume Larger RoleBaseball2/15/18No. 15 Virginia, which opens the season Friday against No. 22 Central Florida, is counting on production from junior infield Nate Eikhoff.Hard-Earned Break Next for Top-Ranked 'HoosMen's Basketball2/14/18No. 1 Virginia, which defeated ACC rival Miami 59-50 late Tuesday night in Coral Gables, Fla., doesn't play again until next Wednesday night.
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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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