No. 6 Duke at No. 9 Virginia
March 23, 2013 l 1 p.m.
Charlottesville, Va. l Klöckner Stadium
No. 6 Duke Faces No. 9 Virginia in ACC Road Contest
Sixth-ranked Duke (8-1, 1-1 ACC) resumes ACC action Saturday, March 23 when it faces No. 9 Virginia at 1 p.m. in Charlottesville, Va. … The Blue Devils are winners of four straight games heading into the contest and have compiled a record of 2-1 this season against ranked foes … The Cavaliers enter the weekend matchup with a 5-4 overall ledger after defeating James Madison, 10-3, on March 20.
Virginia Series History
Sunday’s contest marks the 30th all-time meeting between Duke and Virginia with the Cavaliers holding a 19-10 advantage in the series ... Duke has won four of the last six meetings between the two schools, including an 11-9 victory last season in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
Last Time We Met
The last meeting between the two teams came in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament in Durham May 13, 2012 ... 2012 graduate Kat Thomas led a balanced attack with three goals as Duke advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the eighth consecutive season and avenged a 14-12 loss to the Cavaliers earlier in the year ... The Blue Devil defense limited Virginia to just two goals on five shots in the second half ... In goal, Mollie Mackler made nine saves against nine shots while picking up her 12th win of the season.