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Sports Briefs

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

Olympic Twist

Olympic Twist

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

Leaps & Bounds

Leaps & Bounds

Virginia's sparkling new track facility and its ACC champs

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

What is a “day in the life” like for two student-athletes while their sports are in season?

Out of the Park

April 23: The U.Va. Polo Club’s men’s team beats Cornell 28-14 to claim the U.S. Polo Association Intercollegiate National Championship at Cornell. The women’s team

Andrews Claims Second NCAA Title in 800m

Sports Briefs

Swimming Sweep

The men’s and women’s swimming teams each notched their fourth straight ACC championships this spring, and Matt McLean (Col ’11) went on to win the NCAA

Back on Track

Back on Track

Virginia’s track and field program has received a boost from a former Cavalier volleyball player. Amy Mitchell Griffin (Col ’98) pledged $5 million toward the construction of a planned $14 million

Faces to Watch

Faces to Watch

Brittany AltomareBrittany Altomare (Col ‘13) Led the women’s golf team last season with a 73.53 stroke average and was U.Va.‘s top finisher in seven of 12 tournaments Tied teammate Calle

Sports Shorts

Still Blazing

Monica Wright (Col ’10), U.Va.’s all-time leading scorer in women’s basketball, was named to the 2010 WNBA All-Rookie Team after scoring in double digits in 10 games

Sports Shorts

Mat Firsts

Steve Garland (Col ’00) became the first Cavalier wrestling coach to be voted ACC Coach of the Year when he received the honor in March. Garland, an All-American

Sports Shorts

Rookie Sensation

Sylven Landesberg (Col ’12), a first-year guard on the men’s basketball team, was named 2009 ACC Rookie of the Year. He joins Ralph Sampson (1980), Bryant Stith (1989) and Chris

Fast Company

Ryan Foster

Ryan Foster (Engr ’08) put his name in the record books by becoming the first Cavalier male to win an individual ACC cross-country title. Foster, a team captain,

Run, Jump, Splash, Run

An Olympic First

An Olympic First

Cromer (Col ’02, Grad ’03) was an All-American at U.Va., and visions of standing on the winners’ podium at the Olympics bring a smile to her face.

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    John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

  • Sports Briefs

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

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    From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

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