|No. 8 Virginia (2-3) at No. 3 North Carolina (4-1)||Date and Time||Saturday, March 9, 2013, 3:30 p.m.|
|Location||Chapel Hill, N.C. | Fetzer Field|
|Media||Live Video | Live Stats|
|Additional Information||Virginia Lacrosse Ticket Information | Season Stats | 2013 Fact Book | ExperienceUVaWomensLacrosse||Social Media||@UVAWomensLax Twitter | Facebook|
March 7, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The No. 8 Virginia women's lacrosse team (2-3) takes on its fifth top-10-ranked opponent of the season, facing No. 3 North Carolina (4-1) on Saturday, March 9 at 3:30 p.m. in Chapel Hill. The game is part of a double header with the Tar Heel men's team. The UNC men host Princeton at 12 p.m.
The game against Carolina wraps up an opening stretch for the Cavaliers in which they have faced five top-10-ranked teams in the first six games. The Cavaliers have also played a team ranked No. 1 (Maryland) and No. 2 (Syracuse) and will now be facing the No. 3 Tar Heels.
After losses to Maryland and No. 10 Penn State, Virginia fell from No. 6 in the IWLCA poll to its current ranking of No. 8. UVa is No. 10 in this week's deBeer/Inside Lacrosse Media Poll.
The Cavaliers hold a 15-14 advantage in the all-time series against the Tar Heels, but have lost the last six meetings including two losses in NCAA Tournament games and a pair of losses in ACC Tournament play. Virginia's last victory over North Carolina was a 2010 regular-season 13-12 overtime game in Charlottesville when UNC was ranked No. 3 and UVa was ranked No. 8.
Virginia is averaging 11.20 goals per game to North Carolina's 9.60 but the Tar Heels lead the ACC with 17.0 ground balls per game. The Cavaliers average 14.6 ground balls per game. Virginia has the edge in draw controls, winning 13.0 per game to UNC's 9.2.
Casey Bocklet (So., South Salem, N.Y.) and Ashlee Warner (Jr., Corning, N.Y.) are both ranked in the top-10 in the conference in scoring. Bocklet is seventh with a 2.6 goals-per-game average. Warner is tenth, scoring 2.4 per contest. Bocklet is tied for fourth in the conference in points (3.8 per game) while Warner is right behind her, ranking sixth (3.6 per game).
Courtney Swan (So., Vero Beach, Fla.) is fifth in the ACC in draw controls, winning 3.2 per game.
Dana Boyle (R-So., Londonderry, N.H.) had her second career hat trick in the loss to Penn State. Boyle, who sat out 2012 recovering from an injury, scored three goals with an assist. Warner, who has a team-high three games with three-or-more goals in a game, also had a hat trick against the Nittany Lions.
The Cavaliers have a pair of upcoming home games, hosting William & Mary on Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. and Princeton on Saturday, March 16 at 12 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium. The Princeton game is part of a doubleheader with the UVa men's lacrosse team. The Cavalier men will be taking on Ohio State at 3 p.m. following the conclusion of the women's game.
Single-game tickets to Virginia lacrosse games are $10 (reserved seating), $8 (adult general admission) and $6 (youth, senior, faculty/staff general admission). Tickets are available in advance of the game through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office beginning February 8. Tickets may be ordered in person at Bryant Hall with a major credit card, by phone at (800) 542-8821 or online. Advance ticket sales end three hours prior to the game. Tickets are also available on game day at the Klöckner Stadium ticket windows, subject to availability, beginning one hour prior to the game.
Moses Seizes Chance to Broaden HorizonsWomen's Basketball7/29/16Virginia's top returning post player, junior forward Lauren Moses, has had an eventful summer that included four weeks in Spain.Cavalier Football NotebookFootball7/27/16The start of training camp is approaching for UVA's football team, which opens the season Sept. 3 against Richmond at Scott Stadium.Culture Change Under Way for UVA FootballFootball7/21/16Head coach Bronco Mendenhall, center Jackson Matteo and linebacker Micah Kiser represented Virginia at the ACC Football Kickoff on Thursday.
Director of News Content
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.
Virginia Women’s Lacrosse Earns IWLCA Academic Honors
W. Lacrosse | 7/29/2016
The Virginia women’s lacrosse team, along with two individual student-athletes, were...
Three Players Named to ACC Women’s Lacrosse All-Academ...
W. Lacrosse | 6/20/2016
Three Virginia women's lacrosse players were named to the ACC All-Academic Team, the league...
Four Virginia Women's Lacrosse Players Named to All-State Team
W. Lacrosse | 6/16/2016
Virginia women's lacrosse had four players earn VaSID All-State honors, the organization...
Virginia's Season Ends with Loss to Johns Hopkins in NCAA...
W. Lacrosse | 5/13/2016
The Virginia women’s lacrosse team’s (9-9) season ended with a 12-10 loss to Johns...
Four Players Earn IWLCA All-South Region Honors
W. Lacrosse | 5/13/2016
The Virginia women’s lacrosse team had four players earn Intercollegiate Women’s...
Virginia Plays Johns Hopkins Friday in NCAA First Round
W. Lacrosse | 5/12/2016
The Virginia women’s lacrosse team (9-8) opens play in the 2016 NCAA Championship First...
Jeff White: Preas Leads From Back for Cavaliers
W. Lacrosse | 05/12/2016
Second-team All-ACC pick Maggie Preas is a starting defender for UVA, which meets Johns Hopkins...
Virginia Earns At-Large Bid to NCAA Tournament
W. Lacrosse | 05/08/2016
The Cavaliers will open the tournament by taking on Johns Hopkins on Friday (May 13) in College...
- Online Stores