Johns Hopkins will face rival Virginia on March 23 in the second game of the annual Face-Off Classic at Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium. The game will begin at 4:30 p.m. and be televised by ESPNU.
Last season, the Blue Jays defeated the Cavaliers 11-10 in overtime in a matchup of the nation's No. 1- and No. 2-ranked teams. JHU leads the all-time series against Virginia, 53-28-1, though the teams have played eight one-goal games since 2002.
"Our rivalry with the University of Virginia is one of the great rivalries in our sport, and to have the opportunity to play this game at M&T Bank Stadium will only add to the excitement surrounding the game, JHU coach Dave Pietramala said in a news release.
The Blue Jays have participated in the Face-Off Classic every year since it began in 2007 and are 4-2 all-time in the event.
Navy and Colgate will square off in the first game of the day. Tickets for the Face-Off Classic go on sale at 11 a.m. on Nov. 1 online at ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.Read more from hopkinssports.com
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