Ladies's Soccer Travels To Virginia Tech On Saturday – College of North Carolina Athletics – UNC Athletics
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Third-ranked North Carolina performs its lone match of the week Saturday evening towards Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. The match is scheduled for a 7 p.m. begin at Thompson Subject and shall be streamed on ACC Community Further.
Each groups earned six factors within the ACC standings final week with Carolina posting wins at Syracuse (1-0) and towards Boston Faculty (3-0), whereas the Hokies posted street wins over No. 22 NC State (1-0) and Wake Forest (2-0).
The Tar Heels and Hokies are tied with NC State and Virginia for fourth-place within the ACC with six factors, whereas Duke, Notre Dame and Pitt sit atop the convention standings with 9 factors every.
Final season, Emily Colton scored Carolina’s second aim in a span of two:40 with 5:57 to play in regulation to drive a 2-2 tie with Virginia Tech at Dorrance Subject. UNC out-shot Tech, 32-10, however trailed by two targets with below 9 minutes to play. The Hokies led 2-0 with 10:33 remaining in regulation earlier than Avery Patterson blasted a shot into the higher proper nook of the aim with 8:37 to play to chop Tech’s lead in half. Hokie goalkeeper Alia Skinner made a career-high 14 saves, whereas the Tar Heels put 16 of their 32 photographs heading in the right direction.
Recent Linens | Seven of the Tar Heel’s first 9 victories have been clear sheet wins, matching its variety of whole shutouts in the course of the 2021 season. UNC opened the season by shutting out its first 4 opponents earlier than surrendering a aim at Missouri.
Objective Scorer | Junior Avery Patterson scored her seventh aim of the season Sunday towards Boston Faculty, including to her already career-best whole. She ranks third within the ACC in targets scored whereas main the Tar Heels. He seven targets matches Emily Colton 2021 team-leading whole.
House Stand Awaits | Following Saturday’s recreation at Virginia Tech, North Carolina will play its subsequent three video games in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels will face No. 14 Pitt on Thursday (Oct. 6) earlier than internet hosting NC State (Oct. 9) on Sunday. UNC will then shut out is common season residence slate towards Wake Forest on Oct. 14. Carolina will play its last three video games of the common season on the street (Florida State, Miami, Louisville).
Sharing The Ball | Fourteen gamers have mixed for 27 assists this yr. A complete of 15 gamers had an help final season. Junior Sam Meza leads the workforce with 4 assists whereas 4 different Tar Heels have three helpers every.
The Collection | UNC has received 4 in a row over the Hokies in Blacksburg and owns a 7-2 benefit within the collection there. General, Carolina is 20-2-1 towards Virginia Tech and is unbeaten in its final three conferences with VT (12 wins, 1 tie).