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Sports Briefs

A roundup of recent sports stories.

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.



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

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

Raised to Shine

Katie Gater Photo by Matty Riley/UVA Media Relations

“Knowing what Andy sacrificed for tennis has made me understand what is necessary to reach such success at the sport,”

Did You Know?

Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

By the Numbers


Number of career points scored by Mamadi Diane, making him the 42nd player in U.Va. men’s basketball history to score 1,000 points or more.


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Comings & Goings

Stepped Out Jacob Thompson: The winningest pitcher in U.Va. history with 27 victories (27-8 record) for the Cavaliers, Thompson was selected in the fifth round by the Atlanta Braves


  • First Things First

    From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in U.Va. history.

  • A Mile in Their Shoes

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

  • Follow That Book!

    How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.

  • Peculiar Properties

    Tour of some of the mysterious, historic—and empty—properties owned by the University.

  • The Jefferson Thanksgiving Challenge

    Alumni chefs create dishes using only ingredients available at Monticello during Jefferson's time.

  • Ghost World

    How U.Va. academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.

  • Careers and More

    President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.

  • Tibetan Medicine Under the Microscope

    Doctors at the U.Va. Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.