WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (March 12, 2012) - The William and Mary lacrosse team will return to action when it hosts No. 10 Virginia at Martin Family Stadium at Albert-Daly Field on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Live video of the game will be available through TribeAthletics.com and can be viewed by clicking here.
W&M (2-4) currently leads the Colonial Athletic Association in assists per game (4.33) and draw controls per game (12.0), while it ranks second in shooing percentage (.493) and third in points per game (15.5).
Individually, sophomore Taelor Salmon leads the team with 15 goals and ranks fourth in the conference with 2.5 goals per game. Senior Maggie Anderson also ranks among the league's top five in assists per game (1.17) and points per game (3.0). Freshman goalie Lucy Ferguson ranks third in the league with 9.17 saves per game.
After opening its season with three straight wins, Virginia has lost its last three contests - all of which have come against nationally-ranked teams. Josie Owen leads the Cavaliers with 25 points on 10 goals and 15 assists, while Ainsley Baker and Liza Blue both have 10 goals apiece.
Although Virginia leads the all-time series with W&M, 28-17-1, two of the last three meetings have been decided by just a single goal. Last season, UVA rallied back from a seven-goal second half deficit to earn a narrow 14-13 win in Charlottesville.
Wednesday's contest will mark the fourth top-10 opponent W&M has played in its opening seven games, as it previously faced fifth-ranked Duke, second-ranked Maryland and top-ranked Northwestern.