Department: sports

We Are the Champions

We Are the Champions

UVA men’s soccer wins seventh NCAA tournament

With their 16-seed ranking, UVA men's soccer matched the second-lowest seed to win a championship since the NCAA started seeding 16 teams in 2003.

Spring 2015

When Mem Rocked

When Mem Rocked

Members of last team to play in the iconic building recall those final years

Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.

Spring 2015

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

The Commonwealth Clash; Quin Blanding's tackle record; Field Hockey beats a No. 1; "Why Football Matters"

Winter 2014

Better, Stronger, Faster

Better, Stronger, Faster

UVA’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors

UVA’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.

Winter 2014

One Last Twirl

One Last Twirl

The “Sabre Twins” have graduated and are moving on in separate directions. Almost.

Victoria (Col ’13) and Brittany Maiden (Col ’13), the so-called Sabre Twins, prepare for the twirling world championships.

Winter 2014

Work Out Like A Wahoo

Work Out Like A Wahoo

Strength and conditioning tips from UVA experts

UVA's strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

Fall 2014

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

Summer 2014

Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams

Photos by Matt Riley

Photos from the history-making men's basketball season.

Summer 2014

Masterstroke

Masterstroke

Coach Kevin Sauer has taken UVA’s rowing teams to great heights

When Kevin Sauer arrived in Charlottesville in 1988, the men's and women's club rowing teams shared a boathouse with no electricity. They had no truck to tow the boats.

Summer 2014

When They Knew

When They Knew

UVA student-athletes share their breakthrough moments

We asked several Cavaliers to recall the moment in time when they knew they were good enough to play for UVA.

Spring 2014

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

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Highlights

Antiwar Stories

Antiwar Stories

May Days 1970: The week that would change UVA forever, through the eyes of those who were there.

The Whole Package

The Whole Package

The Cavaliers have proven consistent throughout the season, even without an all-star, and they hope their versatility holds up in the tournaments.

Faces of Grounds

Faces of Grounds

They have long tenure, but they don’t grade and they don’t judge. They make you feel at home.