Topic: Football

Influential Alumni in Sports

Influential Alumni in Sports

1. Val Ackerman (Col ’81) A three-time captain and two-time Academic All-American basketball player at UVA, Ackerman was the president of the WNBA from 1996-2005. She became the first female...

April 15, 2013

Leading Scorers, Men’s Sports

Leading Scorers, Men’s Sports

Basketball; Bryant Stith (1989-92) 2,516 points. Stith broke the record held by Jeff Lamp (1978-81), who scored roughly 200 fewer 2,317 points during his career. Football; Connor Hughes (2002-05) 332 points. While placekicker Connor...

April 12, 2013

Blood Bond

Blood Bond

How an unlikely pair came to share the same commitment

Dr. Mary Laughlin and football coach Mike London try to improve the survival rate for those afflicted with cancer and blood disorders.

Winter 2012

A Tale of Two Tackles

A Tale of Two Tackles

Morgan Moses and Oday Aboushi anchor UVA line

The legacy goes back much further—names like Jim Dombrowski (Col '85) and Mark Dixon (Col '93) come to mind—but in this century, first-round picks like D'Brickashaw...

Fall 2012

Top of His Game

Top of His Game

Mike London donates to AccessUVa

One week before his team’s trip to Georgia for the Chick-fil-A Bowl, head football coach Mike London announced that he would match a $50,000 University athletics department donation...

Spring 2012

An Alumni Couple Goes for Gold

An Alumni Couple Goes for Gold

John and Shannon St. Clair’s careers in football and jewelry design

John St. Clair (Col ’99) and Shannon St. Clair (Col ’99) met at the UVA bookstore in August 1995. “Out of 5000 freshmen, John was in two of my classes...

March 1, 2012

Ten Reasons to Love 2011 at UVA

Ten Reasons to Love 2011 at UVA

1. A national title and a bowl bid

Dom Starsia guides the men’s lacrosse team to the NCAA championship, and football coach Mike London leads the...

December 12, 2011

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?

Winter 2011

News Briefs

News Briefs

Practice Facility Planned

A new indoor practice field, designed to accommodate the football program and available to the rest of University’s teams, is on the way. &ldquo...

Winter 2011

Virginia Trading Cards

Virginia Trading Cards

Alumnus donates collection of Cavalier greats

Alumnus Richard Coltrane donates his large trading-card collection of alumni who played professional football, from Bill Dudley to Chris Cook.

October 11, 2011

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

Building on Both Sides

Building on Both Sides

Coaches see plusses as well as challenges on offense and defense

They say Rome wasn’t built in a day. The same can be said of London—the Mike London era in UVA football, that is.

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Fall 2011

Football’s Founding Fathers

Football’s Founding Fathers

Today’s college game shaped by UVA

At the dawn of the early 20th century, UVA championed fairness in football, changing the game forever

Fall 2011

The Men Behind the Steel Curtain

The Men Behind the Steel Curtain

James Farrior and Heath Miller inspire teammates and fans with leadership

As if the Pittsburgh Steelers weren’t formidable enough.

In an offseason marked by strife between players and owners, the Steelers have a unifying factor that...

Summer 2011

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Highlights

Water for the World

Water for the World

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

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

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