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#14 Women’s Soccer Travels to #3 Virginia

#14 Women's Soccer Travels to #3 Virginia


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The #14 Nittany Lions women’s soccer program travels to #3 Virginia for the third-straight ranked matchup. Penn State and Virginia are tied at 7-7-1 in their series history. 
Game Information
Date: Thursday, Sept. 8 | 8:05 p.m. ET
Location: Klockner Stadium
Series History: Tied 7-7-1 | Last Meeting: Sept. 15, 2019 – UVA, 2-1
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Penn State Breakdown

National Ranking: #14

Record: 4-1-0


Top Goal Scorers: Payton Linnehan – 5 goals, Ally Schlegel, Sam Coffey – 2 goals

Top Assists: Payton Linnehan, Sam Coffey – 2 assists, Four tied with 1 assists

Last time out

The #7 Penn State women’s soccer team fell 2-1 to the #18 Central Florida Knights on Sunday night. Central Florida netted a goal in the 62nd minute to secure the win. Sam Coffey scored the lone goal in the loss for the Nittany Lions. In the 50th minute, the game entered a weather delay that lasted two hours and twenty-two minutes.

UVA Breakdown


National Ranking: #3

Record: 6-0-0

Top Goal Scorers: Diana Ordonez – 5 goals

Top Assists: Rebecca Jarrett, Lia Godfrey – 3 assists

Virginia is 6-0-0 heading into the to p 15 matchup on Thursday. Diana Ordonez leads the Cavaliers in goals with five and nine different UVA student-athletes have netted goals this season.


The last matchup between the two programs came in 2019 when UVA topped the Nittany Lions 2-1.

Additional Notes

Sam Coffey currenlty leads the NCAA with 48 assists in her career. Coffey is just four assists from moving into a tie for 25th place all-time in women’s soccer history.

Coffey is also just four goals from becoming the 50th player to score 40 goals and have 40 assists in NCAA Divison I history.

Also on that list is Penn State associate head coach Ann Cook.


Head coach Erica Dambach has 275 wins in her career, 235 as Penn State’s head coach.

Penn State collect its 477th win in program history with the win over West Virginia.

The 4-0 start was the longest winning streak to start the season since 2005.