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Women's Soccer Hosts Virginia Nike Soccer Classic

CHARLOTTESVILLE - The No. 6 Virginia women's soccer team hosts the 2010 Virginia Nike Soccer Classic this weekend at Klöckner Stadium. The Cavaliers play Texas Friday night at 7 p.m. and Boston University at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

The tournament begins at 4:30 on Friday when William & Mary meets Boston University, followed by the Virginia-Texas matchup. On Sunday, William & Mary and Texas play at noon, followed by the Virginia-Boston University game.

The Cavaliers are looking to remain unbeaten in 2010, entering the weekend with a 4-0-1 record. Virginia is coming off an 8-0 win over Richmond at Klöckner Stadium last Friday. Texas is also 4-0-1 on the year, while Boston University is 2-4-0.

This weekend's games will be the first ever meetings for Virginia against both Texas and Boston University.

The 2010 Virginia Nike Soccer Classic marks the 23rd time the Cavaliers have hosted an in-season tournament. Virginia has won 13 of the previous 22 tournaments, including the last three years.

The Cavaliers will conclude their non-conference schedule the following week, when they visit West Virginia on Sept. 19.




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