The Virginia Women’s Soccer team will make their run towards an NCAA title as the Hoos earned a No. 1 seed.
Virginia will host in-commonwealth foe Radford the weekend of November 15-17 (day and time to be announced). Radford won the Big South tournament and finished with a 16-5 record this season. They are led by Nelia Perez (13 goals, six assists), and averaged 1.76 goals per game.
South Carolina is the No. 2 seed in the region, with No. 3 Kansas and No. 4 Rutgers filling out the final two seeded positions.
If the Hoos defeat the Highlanders, Virginia will face the winner of Washington State and Memphis.
Here’s the full side of Virginia’s bracket:
Virginia amassed a 16-1-3 record this season with their lone loss coming at the hands of North Carolina in the ACC tournament title game in double overtime. Led by Meghan McCool and Diana Ordonez (14 goals apiece) on attack, the Hoos have outscored their opponents 58-8 over the course of the season.
There will be a huge question still to be answered for the Hoos as starting goalkeeper Laurel Ivory had to leave the ACC title game after taking a brutal tackle from a UNC defender.
Three ACC teams got No. 1 seeds as North Carolina and Florida State also got the nod alongside the Cavaliers, with Stanford receiving the fourth No. 1 seed. The Hoos are paired with North Carolina, meaning the two could get a rematch in the national semifinals.
Here is the full bracket: