Topic: Baseball

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

Spring 2018

Kwiatkowski Takes NCAA Honor

Already No. 1 in college tennis, Thai-Son Kwiatkowski (Com ’17) is top 10 with the NCAA Honors Committee as well.

The NCAA annually recognizes &ldquo...

Spring 2018

Batter Upgrade

Batter Upgrade

Davenport Field gets $18 million overhaul

Davenport Field is undergoing a major renovation, which includes 1,000 more seats; a 5,000-square-foot development center with batting cages and pitching mounds; a field-level club area; and more.

Winter 2017

Relief Pitcher

Relief Pitcher

How sleep ace Chris Winter helps MLB players go the distance after crossing time zones

A doctor is convincing MLB players about the advantage of sleep.

Fall 2016

Major League Gift

Major League Gift

Washington Nationals’ Zimmerman gives $1 million to improve Davenport Field

The Washington Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman (Col ’06) maintains a strong connection to Virginia Baseball.

Summer 2016

Virginia Wins College World Series

Virginia Wins College World Series

UVA baseball wins its first national title—the first for an ACC team in 60 years

The Cinderella-story Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt in three games to take home the program’s first national title.

Fall 2015

A Tale of Two “Rudys”

A Tale of Two “Rudys”

UVA club team baseball players make varsity

For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.

Summer 2015

On the Brink

On the Brink

Baseball’s journey from the verge of obsolescence to the College World Series finals

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

Fall 2014

What Are the Chances?

What Are the Chances?

The statistics department breaks down UVA’s journey to the College World Series Finals

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

July 22, 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

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

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

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

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.

Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater