|NCAA Quarterfinal No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 11 Michigan|
|Date & Time||Nov. 29 | 7 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Klockner Stadium|
|Coverage||NCAA Webcast | GameTracker|
|NCAA Tournament Info||Interactive Bracket|
|Additional Information||Buy Tickets | Twitter | Facebook | Game Notes|
Nov. 27, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE - The top-seeded Virginia women's soccer team will host a NCAA Quarterfinal game for the first time since 1992 when it welcomes No. 11 Michigan to Klöckner Stadium Friday night. Game time is set for 7 p.m. and VirginiaSports.com will have live stats (GameTracker) and a free webcast of the contest.
Tickets are $9 for reserved seats, $7 for adult general admission and $5 for youth/student/senior citizen general admission. Fans can order tickets for the tournament online at VirginiaSports.com and by phone through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at 800-542-UVA1 (8821) or 434-924-UVA1 (8821). Tickets are also available at the gate beginning at 6 p.m.
On Friday, cash parking will be available for $5 in the University Hall, McCue Center and John Paul Jones Arena lots, and free parking will be available in the Emmet/Ivy Parking Garage.
The Cavaliers (23-1) are the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament and are looking for their second College Cup appearance. Virginia is playing in the quarterfinals for the fourth time in the past 12 seasons, but aims for its first trip to the semifinals since 1991. The Cavaliers, the nation's highest scoring team with 75 goals, has posted three shutouts to reach the Elite Eight, topping Saint Francis (5-0), Georgetown (1-0) and Wake Forest (2-0).
Michigan (18-3-1) has advanced the quarterfinals for the second time in program history (2002) and is looking for its first trip to the College Cup. The Wolverines have allowed only 10 goals all season and reached the quarterfinals with wins over Milwaukee (4-0), Illinois State (3-0) and Notre Dame (1-0). Michigan is led by Greg Ryan, who coached the United States Women's National Team from 2005-07.
Friday's quarterfinal marks the first all-time meeting between the Cavaliers and Wolverines. It is the third first-time opponent Virginia has played in this year's tournament (Saint Francis, Georgetown).
The Virginia-Michigan winner will play the winner of North Carolina and UCLA in the NCAA Women's College Cup in Cary, N.C. The semifinals are scheduled for Dec. 6, with the championship game on Dec. 8.
Butts' Bond With Benkert GrowingFootball10/18/17A redshirt junior from the Philadelphia area, UVA tight end Evan Butts has become one of quarterback Kurt Benkert's most reliable targets.Salt Evolving Into Pivotal PresenceMen's Basketball10/17/17A redshirt junior from New Zealand, 6-11 center Jack Salt has grown into a team leader for UVA, which has made four straight NCAA tournament appearances.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball10/16/17The season starts Nov. 10 for the Cavaliers, whose third annual Pepsi Blue-White scrimmage is Sunday afternoon at JPJ.
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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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