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Sept. 2, 1997

Cavaliers Tie George Mason 0-0

FAIRFAX, Va. - In a game which was delayed for two hours due to the weather, the No. 7 ranked University of Virginia women's soccer team played to a 0-0 tie with No. 18 George Mason. The game began at 4:00 p.m., but only 4:54 elapsed before the referee stopped play due to lightning. The game did not resume until just after 6:00 p.m. and was limited to 70 minutes due to darkness. No overtime periods were played. Virginia now stands 0-0-1 on the season, while George Mason in now 1-0-1.

The Cavaliers dominated the game at the offensive end, taking 13 shots and attempting three corner kicks. George Mason could manage only two shots and did not have any corner kicks. UVa senior goalkeeper Brit Swenberg (Durham, N.C.) made saves on both shots she faces, while the Patriots' Jamie Pagliarulo had seven saves.

Virginia will be back in action on Friday, Sept. 5, when it travels to Penn State for a 4:00 p.m. contest.

Virginia 0, George Mason 0

Virginia        0   0   -   0
George Mason    0   0   -   0
Shots: UVa 13, GMU 2;
Saves: UVa 2 (Swenberg 2), GMU 7 (Pagliarulo 7);
Corner Kicks: UVa 3, GMU 0;
Fouls: UVa 8, GMU 8;
Offsides: UVa 0, GMU 4;
Attendance: 284;
Records: UVa 0-0-1, GMU 1-0-1.


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