Virginia Women's Lacrosse Announces 2014 Schedule

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM Virginia will play nine regular-season home games at Klockner Stadium in 2014
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Virginia will play nine regular-season home games at Klockner Stadium in 2014
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

Nov. 11, 2013

2014 Virginia Women's Lacrosse Schedule

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