Topic: Alumni in Sports

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

The Comeback Kids

The women’s lacrosse team fell just short of capturing the program’s fourth NCAA Championship, losing in the title game to Northwestern 15-13....

Fall 2007

Coal Miners’ (Favorite) Son

Coal Miners’ (Favorite) Son

Jones establishes scholarship fund for Southwest Virginians

Thomas and Betty Jones were determined that their seven children would not follow them into the coal mines of Southwest Virginia. They insisted that the children take their education...

Spring 2007

Reigning Monarch

Reigning Monarch

Boucek lands WNBA coaching job

Even while she played basketball, people predicted that Jenny Boucek (Educ ’97) would be a coach one day. She never listened. “I have that rebel streak in me,...

Spring 2007

World Class

World Class

UVA trio helps U.S. rugby to fifth-place World Cup finish

Jamie Burke (Educ ’02, ’05) was wandering through the Student Activities Fair early in her first year at UVA when she was waylaid by a rugby player. “She...

Winter 2006

Verbatim

Verbatim

“If you want to find out who Tiki and I are, we are a 100-percent reflection of our mother and what she’s...

Winter 2006

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Highlights

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line.

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.