|No. 5 Virginia vs. NC State|
|Date & Time||Thurs., Sept. 13, 2012 | 7 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klockner Stadium|
|Television||FOX Soccer Channel|
|Additional Information||2012 Ticket Information | Twitter | Facebook | Game Notes|
Sept. 12, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE - The No. 5 Virginia women's soccer team opens ACC play on Thursday when it hosts NC State. Game time at Klöckner Stadium is 7 p.m., and the contest will be televised nationally on FOX Soccer Channel.
Tickets are $7 for adult general admission and $5 for youth, senior and faculty/staff general admission. Group tickets (20 or more) are $4.
The Cavaliers (7-1) enter conference play on a seven-match win streak, their longest since a nine-game win streak in 2004. Last week Virginia posted home wins over George Mason and James Madison to win the Virginia Nike Soccer Classic.
NC State (5-3) travels to Charlottesville after suffering a 3-2 loss at Kansas on Sunday. The loss snapped the Wolfpack's five-game winning streak.
Virginia leads the all-time series 21-12-1, including a 10-4-0 record in Charlottesville. The Cavaliers have dominated the series recently, having won 16 of the last 17 meetings between the teams. The last three years have seen the matchup decided by one goal, including Virginia's 1-0 overtime win in Raleigh last year.
The Cavaliers are 16-8-1 in ACC openers, but have won their league opener in eight of the last nine seasons. The only loss in that span was a 2-1 loss at NC State to begin conference play in 2009. Last season Virginia opened ACC play with a 4-1 victory over Maryland.
Virginia concludes its four-game homestand on Sunday as it hosts No. 6 North Carolina.
Casey's Return Buoys CavaliersBaseball2/22/17Derek Casey, who missed the 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, pitched five strong innings in No. 14 Virginia's home opener.Perrantes Searching for AnswersMen's Basketball2/21/17Senior point guard London Perrantes has made only 16 of 58 shots (27.6 percent) from the floor in his past four games, all Virginia losses.'Hoos Savor Latest ITA TitleMen's Tennis2/20/17In men's tennis, Virginia won its sixth ITA National Team Indoors Championship, defending Ohio State 4-1 at the Boar's Head Sports Club.
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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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