Sept. 2, 2017
|No. 3 Virginia (3-1-0) vs. Richmond (0-3-0)|
|Date & Time||Sept. 3 • 2 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium|
|Match Notes||UVA Match Notes|
|Multimedia||Live Stats | ACC Network Extra|
|Additional Information||Buy Tickets | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 3 Virginia (3-1-0) women’s soccer team continues its five-match home stand on Sunday (Sept. 3), hosting the Richmond Spiders at 2 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.
The contest will air on ACC Network Extra, which is available to authenticated subscribers of ESPN3 through WatchESPN and the ESPN app. Fans can also keep up with the action through live stats linked at VirginiaSports.com or by following the program’s official Twitter account @UVAWSoccer.
• Virginia has scored six goals this season with five different goal scorers for the Hoos
• The Cavaliers are coming off a tough 1-0 loss to Wisconsin on Thursday night at Klöckner
• Under Steve Swanson, the Cavaliers have posted a 46-8-12 record following a loss
• Freshman goalkeeper Laurel Ivory and sophomore forward Taylor Ziemer were named ACC
Player of the Week by the league office after wins over West Virginia and Liberty last week
• The Cavaliers moved into the top 5 nationally in the polls following the week-two wins
THE SERIES WITH RICHMOND
• UVA and Richmond have faced each other 12 times with UVA leading the series 10-1-1
• The Cavaliers lead the series 7-1-1 in games played at home, all of them in Klöckner Stadium
• Virginia has won six straight in the series by shutout and seven straight overall in the series
• Richmond’s lone win in the series came in the 2000 season, a 4-1 victory by the Spiders
• The tie in the series history came in the 2003 series, a 1-1 results in double overtime
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
• UVA continues its five-match home stand with matchups vs. UCLA and Penn State next week
• This week, both UCLA and Penn State are ranked in the top 5 of the national polls
• UCLA holds down the top spot in the coaches poll, while Penn State is No. 1 in Soccer America
• PSU won the 2015 NCAA Championship, while UCLA won the 2013 NCAA Championship
UPDATED BAG POLICY AT KLÖCKNER STADIUM
Put into place starting this season, Virginia athletics has updated its bag policies to mirror those already in place for Scott Stadium. At Klöckner Stadium, Turf Field and Memorial Gymnasium the following procedures have been put into effect.
All guests are subject to inspection and search for prohibited items. Event staff will examine the contents of bags, jackets, pockets, or any other personal item before admitting guests to the facility. In order to expedite entrance into the facility, it is recommended that guests not bring bags to events and arrive early at the facility entrances.
• Artificial noisemakers^ - see exception below for men's and women’s soccer games at Klöckner Stadium
• Balls, Frisbees, lacrosse sticks, and similar items
• Containers (including plastic or glass bottles, cans, coolers, or flasks)
• Food and beverages
• Strollers (except umbrella strollers) - prohibited at Scott Stadium only
• Umbrellas - prohibited at Scott Stadium only
^For men's and women's soccer matches only, artificial noisemakers are allowed; however air horns, whistles, bullhorns or devices that amplify electric sound, including battery-operated devices, are prohibited.
*The University of Virginia reserves the right to prohibit any item deemed hazardous or disruptive to the athletics event or the enjoyment of the event by other guests. The above procedures are designed to provide a safe and positive experience for all fans in attendance at Virginia athletics events.
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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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