Topic: Club Sports

A League of Their Own

A League of Their Own

UVA’s club sports teams play to win

UVA's 64 club sports teams compete against other colleges, and often bring home championship trophies. Here's a look at four top-performing club teams.

Fall 2016

Creating quite a racket

Creating quite a racket

With growing success, UVA squash program gains popularity

Squash occupies a peculiar spot in the collegiate athletic firmament—make that the athletic firmament, period. But it’s caught on at UVA, and the team is building its reputation one elite player at a time.

Spring 2016

Crash Courses

Crash Courses

A Summer Session sampler

From gangster films to cell biology to teaching technology, take a crash course in some of the material taught during Summer Session.

July 16, 2013

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

Taking Flight

Virginia basketball player Mike Scott (Col '12) was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the second round of the 2012 NBA draft with the 43rd overall pick. Scott finished...

Fall 2012

Out of the Park

Out of the Park

UVA athletes step up and stand out in memorable spring sports season

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

Fall 2011

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Addiction Research

I found the article “Targeting Addiction” (Fall 2009) very intriguing. I especially was curious if Dr. Bankole Johnson’s research (or even topiramate itself) is...

Winter 2009

Rugby: For those who play for fun

Rugby: For those who play for fun

From the Magazine Archives: March/April 1966

This article was originally published in the March/April 1966 edition of Alumni News.

On Sunday afternoons in the fall and spring, one of the things...

October 9, 2009

Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Surf Club members hit the road to catch waves

There is little chance that six-foot swells would ever break in the Dell pond, but members of the Surf Club would be the first to catch them if they do.

Summer 2009

Downhill Racers

Downhill Racers

The Virginia Alpine Ski and Snowboard Team hits the slopes

The Virginia Alpine Ski and Snowboard Team hits the slopes

March 17, 2009

Where Sabres Cross

Where Sabres Cross

Fencing club builds character; wins medals

Fencing club builds character; wins medals

Spring 2009

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Dawn Staley becomes head women's basketball coach at the University of South Carolina, Angela Hucles qualifies for the Summer Olympics, and other stories.

Fall 2008

Making Sport of Water

Making Sport of Water

The hush of sailing, the rush of skiing bring students to two UVA clubs

Such is the appeal of water sports—dancing on the thin line between two elements, riding on surface tension, moving faster on water than legs can travel on land.

Fall 2008

Having a Ball

Having a Ball

Professional paintball keeps Eric Prum (Col ’08) on red-eye schedule

Prum began playing professional paintball—where two teams play capture-the-flag by shooting at each other on a battlefield of inflated bunkers—his second year at UVA. After graduating, he plans to move to San Diego to work for KEE Action Sports, one of his team’s sponsors.

Summer 2008

Top of Their Game

Top of Their Game

Squash teams win national titles

They have no coaches. They have little money. And they have no adequate University practice facilities. But the men’s and women’s squash teams at UVA have lots of spunk and talent, judging from national championships they brought home from a tournament at Harvard in February.

Summer 2008

Fight Clubs

Fight Clubs

The hook of martial arts

The University is home to a number of martial arts clubs that range from the traditional to UVA's own Mushin Jitsu.

Spring 2008

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Highlights

Business, Anyone?

Business, Anyone?

“Maximizing Leadership Potential in Sports and Business,” a unique seminar for second-year M.B.A. students, is co-taught by a Darden dean and a men’s tennis coach.

Streak Show

Streak Show

An update on a running University tradition, stripped to its bare essentials.

’Hoo Are You?

’Hoo Are You?

The University of Virginia has more than 230,000 living alumni. Take a look at how alumni demographics have changed over the past six decades, as well as where alumni live and what they do professionally.

Big Bands

Big Bands

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.