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Sports Briefs

A roundup of recent sports stories.

On the Brink

The Cavalier baseball team during the last 12 years has gone from near extinction to one of the top programs in the nation.

How to Take Your Kids Into the Wild and Live to Tell About It

Patrick Sweeney (Darden '10), dad and expert outdoorsman, shares his knowledge.

How to Train for a Triathlon

Triathlete Alyssa Godesky (Col ’08) offers pro tips.

What Are the Chances?

Two U.Va. statisticians explain how close, and yet, how far, the Cavaliers were to winning the 2014 College World Series.

Greatest Moments in U.Va. Sports History (and some we’d like to forget)

Re-live some of the greatest moments in Virginia Sports history.

Sports Briefs

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

Hoop Dreams

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

Masterstroke

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.

Men’s Tennis Breaks All-Sport Record

Program wins 117th consecutive ACC match, honors seniors against Wake Forest.

‘Professor Lou’ Explains Science Behind the Puck on Washington Capitals TV

If you’ve ever been to a Washington Capitals hockey game, you’ve probably seen physics professor Lou Bloomfield on the Jumbotron explaining the physics of hockey.

When They Knew

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

Alumnus Jim Grobe Leaves Wake Forest

Grobe resigns from his position at Wake Forest, leaving an unforgettable 13-year legacy that will not be forgotten.

Their Cups Runneth Over

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

Holding Serve

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

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Wake of Watergate

    Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.

  • Punching Out

    Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at U.Va. are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.

  • Alumni Tell You How To:

    Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

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

  • Letters to the Editor

  • New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

    The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.

  • Ringing the Carillon

    If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

  • Puzzle Master

    New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz (Law '77) calls Sam Ezerskey's (Engr '17) crosswords "fresh" and "interesting."