Sept. 23, 2017
|No. 11 Virginia (6-2-2, 1-0-1 ACC) vs. No. 8 North Carolina (6-2-0, 2-0-0 ACC)|
|Date & Time||Sept. 24 3 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klöckner Stadium|
|Match Notes/Parking Map||UVA Match Notes | Parking Map vs. UNC|
|Multimedia||Gametracker | ESPNU/WatchESPN|
|Additional Information||Buy Tickets | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The No. 11 Virginia (6-2-2, 1-0-1 ACC) women's soccer team continues play at home on Sunday (Sept. 24) hosting No. 8 North Carolina (6-2-0, 2-0-0 ACC) at Klöckner Stadium in a 3 p.m. contest.
The match will air on ESPNU and will also be available on the WatchESPN app and through a live stream online. 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.
PARKING CHANGES FOR SUNDAY VS. UNC
Fans are reminded to be prepared for parking changes for Sunday's match at Klöckner Stadium. Due to the University of Virginia also hosting the Concert for Charlottesville at Scott Stadium, all parking on Grounds is impacted by the pair of events. There will be limited parking available for soccer the Cage Lot and the Emmett/Ivy Garage. The McCue Lot, U-Hall Lot and surface and garage lots at John Paul Jones Arena will be cash parking due to the concert. The cost of the cash parking lots is $10. Fans can find a more information and a parking map for Sunday here.
Virginia is coming off a 1-0 shutout of Miami on Thursday night in its ACC home opener
Sophomore Taylor Ziemer leads the Hoos with three goals and two assists for eight points
Freshman Taryn Torres is second for the Hoos with three goals for six total points this year
Torres hit the game-winner vs. Miami and two of her three goals are game-winners
Nine different players have scored for UVA this season, while seven players have added assists
UVA played three top-five teams in the first seven matches, going 2-1 in those matches
Sunday's match vs. UNC is the fourth against a top 10 team this season for the Cavaliers
THE SERIES WITH NORTH CAROLINA
Virginia and North Carolina will meet for the 45th time when the two teams face off Sunday
The Tar Heels lead the all-time series with the Cavaliers, posting a 36-4-4 mark vs. the Hoos
Virginia has gone 3-1-1 against the Tar Heels in the last five matches between the teams
The first meeting came in the 1985 season, with the teams facing each other twice that year
It is the most played series for the Cavaliers in program history with the 44 matches
LAST TIME OUT FOR VIRGINIA
Virginia picked up its first win in ACC play with a 1-0 victory over Miami at Klöckner on Thursday
Taryn Torres scored in the 29th minute off a pass from Megan Reid to get UVA on the board
The Cavaliers held the Hurricanes to two shots and out-shot Miami 23-to-2 for the match
The shutout was the fifth this year for Laurel Ivory, the fourth shutout victory for the UVA keeper
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
Virginia will play only one match next week, going on the road to face Pittsburgh on Sunday
The contest will be the fifth-ever meeting between the Cavaliers and the Panthers
Virginia is 4-0-0 against Pitt, going 2-0-0 in Charlottesville and 2-0-0 in Pittsburgh
Last season, the Cavaliers won 6-0 over Pitt for the second straight 6-0 win over the Panthers
UPDATED BAG POLICY AT KLÖCKNER STADIUM
Put into place this fall, 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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