Department: sports

JPJ Gets Upgrades for ACC Network

JPJ Gets Upgrades for ACC Network

UVA’s athletics department has been renovating and expanding its production facilities in John Paul Jones Arena in order to meet technical specifications for the new ACC Network.

Winter 2016

#DreamJob

#DreamJob

Streaking The Lawn blogger combines law and other sports

When alumnus Brian Leung started tweeting about UVA baseball one night, he never could have guessed that it would lead him to his dream job.

Winter 2016

Starsia Stats

Starsia Stats

Hall of Fame men’s lacrosse coach Dom Starsia’s impressive stats from a 24-year career run at UVA include 274 victories, the most in ACC history.

Fall 2016

Tops in Tennis

Tops in Tennis

Men’s tennis wins their second consecutive NCAA championship this year and the women’s team’s Danielle Collins wins her second national title.

Fall 2016

Eat to Compete

Eat to Compete

The diets of student-athletes

Director of Sports Nutrition Randy Bird helps students plan healthy diets to achieve their full potential. Here’s a look at what athletes actually eat.

Fall 2016

A League of Their Own

A League of Their Own

UVA’s club sports teams play to win

UVA's 64 club sports teams compete against other colleges, and often bring home championship trophies. Here's a look at four top-performing club teams.

Fall 2016

2016 UVA Olympians

2016 UVA Olympians

There’ll be 18 past and present Wahoos competing in the Rio Olympics. Here’s when to watch them go for Olympic gold.

July 19, 2016

’Hoos got the medals

’Hoos got the medals

Catching up with some of UVA’s Olympians

Turns out that the road to the Olympics isn’t the only hard one—where do you go from there? Eight alumni medalists offer their advice.

Summer 2016

Major League Gift

Major League Gift

Washington Nationals’ Zimmerman gives $1 million to improve Davenport Field

The Washington Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman (Col ’06) maintains a strong connection to Virginia Baseball.

Summer 2016

Hello, Bronco

Hello, Bronco

A look at UVA’s new football coach

Bronco Mendenhall brings his team-building strategy to Cavalier football, plus some notable head coaches from the program’s past.

Spring 2016

Balancing Academics, Athletics

Balancing Academics, Athletics

Three questions for student-athletes

With their names and faces popping up all over Sports Illustrated and ESPN, it’s easy to forget that college athletes are students. Here, a few student-athletes talk about their lives on Grounds.

Spring 2016

Creating quite a racket

Creating quite a racket

With growing success, UVA squash program gains popularity

Squash occupies a peculiar spot in the collegiate athletic firmament—make that the athletic firmament, period. But it’s caught on at UVA, and the team is building its reputation one elite player at a time.

Spring 2016

In the Long Run

In the Long Run

These alumni track athletes aren’t slowing down

Alumni track athletes Erika Pierce, Stephanie Garcia and Robby Andrews aren't showing signs of slowing down any time soon.

Winter 2015

Second Act

Second Act

Show business gives Thomas Jones new direction

After finishing his collegiate career as UVA’s all-time leading rusher, Thomas Jones (Col ’99) spent 12 years in the NFL before heading to Hollywood.

Winter 2015

Talking Virginia Hoops with Mark Titus

Talking Virginia Hoops with Mark Titus

Former Grantland writer weighs in on Bennett, Brogdon and “boring” basketball

Former Grantland writer Mark Titus answers our questions about last year’s men’s basketball team and what might be in store for the season ahead.

Winter 2015

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four

Rowers add to already crowded trophy case

The UVA Varsity Four crew brings home its fifth title, edging out Brown and Washington for the most national championships.

Fall 2015

A Mile in Their Shoes

A Mile in Their Shoes

St. Louis Ram Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness

Former Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.

Fall 2015

World Class

World Class

Former Virginia Stars Instrumental in World Cup Triumph

Former UVA women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.

Fall 2015

Virginia Wins College World Series

Virginia Wins College World Series

UVA baseball wins its first national title—the first for an ACC team in 60 years

The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.

Fall 2015

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Highlights

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

From Helvetica to a Helluva Ride

How did CBS Executive Producer Mary Hager end up in political media, and why does she have UVA's former football coach to thank for her career path?

National Treasure

National Treasure

UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove shares stories of her family, writing career and teaching at UVA.

Why UVA Is All They Ever Talk About

Why UVA Is All They Ever Talk About

Economics Professor Kenneth G. Elzinga reflects on the characteristic of UVA graduates who seem to keep talking about their University experiences even after entering the workplace.