Department: sports

Their Cups Runneth Over

Their Cups Runneth Over

Men’s and women’s soccer play in NCAA College Cup

The efforts of Virginia’s men’s and women’s soccer players led both teams to the 2013 NCAA College Cup.

Spring 2014

Holding Serve

Holding Serve

Men's tennis looks to defend NCAA title

The men's tennis team had a record-setting year in 2013.

Spring 2014

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Several major league teams once made Charlottesville home for spring training

Before Scottsdale, before Sarasota, the big leagues came to Charlottesville.

Spring 2014

Wrestling Rising

Wrestling Rising

Steve Garland building program at his alma mater

The University's wrestling team has had a number of firsts and bests since Steve Garland took over as head coach six years ago.

Spring 2014

Winning in the Rain

Winning in the Rain

Images of one game in a perfect regular season

A photo essay captures moments from the women's soccer team's fierce, double-overtime victory against Notre Dame at Klöckner Stadium in October.

Winter 2013

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

News from the NBA, the Richmond Football Club in Australia and the UVA women's field hockey team.

Winter 2013

A Head for the Game

A Head for the Game

Alumnus at forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions

Alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz is at the forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions.

Winter 2013

Superstitions

Superstitions

Searching for the competitive edge

Current and former Cavaliers admit to holding numerous superstitions, or what some of them call "pregame rituals."

Fall 2013

Mark Bernardino Retires

Mark Bernardino Retires

Swim coach was longest-tenured UVA coach

After 35 years of coaching and 27 ACC titles, swimming and diving coach retires.

Fall 2013

Olympic Twist

Olympic Twist

Nine years after competition, alumnus wins gold

Nine years after competition, shot putter Adam Nelson wins Olympic gold.

Fall 2013

Airtime

Airtime

Former Cavaliers bring expertise to UVA broadcasts

Former Cavaliers Tony Covington and Ted Jeffries bring expertise to UVA broadcasts.

Fall 2013

Game. Set. Champs.

Game. Set. Champs.

Virginia wins first NCAA tennis title in dramatic fashion

Men's tennis wins first NCAA title in dramatic fashion.

Fall 2013

The House that George Built

The House that George Built

Football program gets new practice facility and coaches

Have a look around the football program's new indoor practice facility and meet the team's four new coaches.

Summer 2013

Aquaman

Aquaman

With 35 years and 27 ACC titles to his credit, Mark Bernardino is proof that hard work pays off

Swimming and diving coach Mark Bernardino is the longest-tenured coach at UVA. What's the secret to his success? He'll say it's everyone else.

Summer 2013

We Are the Champions

We Are the Champions

Cavaliers dominant in the spring

An infographic of Cavalier dominance in spring sports.

Summer 2013

Top Athletes

Top Athletes

Annual awards go to soccer and tennis players

Soccer player Caroline Miller and tennis player Jarmere Jenkins received annual top athlete awards for 2013.

Summer 2013

Sixth Sense

Sixth Sense

After losing sight, alumnus discovers the joys of golf

After losing his sight, alumnus Ty Thompson discovers the joys of golf.

Summer 2013

Unstoppable

Unstoppable

Endurance racer Monique Merrill finally finds peace

Monique Merrill (Col '91), one of the world's top female outdoor endurance athletes, finally finds peace.

Spring 2013

On the Rise

On the Rise

Women's soccer wins ACC Championship

Women's soccer beats Florida State and Maryland to win the ACC Championship.

Spring 2013

Against the Odds

Against the Odds

The unlikely baseball career of Sean Doolittle

Sean Doolittle's long, strange baseball journey

Spring 2013

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Highlights

Theatre of the Macabre

Theatre of the Macabre

Jefferson’s Anatomical Theatre gave way to grave robbers, the student Cadaver Society and, eventually, the wrecking ball.

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.