Topic: Men's Soccer

Another Shot

Another Shot

Bruce Arena returns to coach the men’s national soccer team

After falling to last place in World Cup qualifying, the U.S. national soccer team reached out to former coach Bruce Arena for help. Arena was originally let go in 2006 after many successes.

Spring 2017

We Are the Champions

We Are the Champions

UVA men’s soccer wins seventh NCAA tournament

With their 16-seed ranking, UVA men's soccer matched the second-lowest seed to win a championship since the NCAA started seeding 16 teams in 2003.

Spring 2015

Their Cups Runneth Over

Their Cups Runneth Over

Men’s and women’s soccer play in NCAA College Cup

The efforts of Virginia’s men’s and women’s soccer players led both teams to the 2013 NCAA College Cup.

Spring 2014

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

From a Dream to a Promise

From a Dream to a Promise

Injuries propel Alecko Eskandarian from soccer stardom to academic success

By the time he finished his playing career at Virginia, Alecko Eskandarian was the king of college soccer. For the 2002 season, the third-year Cavalier won player-of-the-year awards from Soccer...

Winter 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

Goal-Oriented

Goal-Oriented

Success as a player spurs Ben Olsen (Col ’99) in new coaching role for D.C. United

As a player, Ben Olsen reached some of soccer’s highest peaks. At UVA, he helped the Cavaliers win an ACC championship, was named the ACC Tournament MVP...

Spring 2011

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Still Blazing

Monica Wright (Col ’10), UVA’s all-time leading scorer in women’s basketball, was named to the 2010 WNBA All-Rookie Team after scoring in double digits...

Winter 2010

Happy Feat

Happy Feat

Members of the UVA men’s soccer team savor their win over Akron on Dec. 13 to claim the NCAA championship, the program’s sixth national title. Goalkeeper...

Spring 2010

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Gold and Silver

Ryan Zimmerman (Col ’06), former UVA third baseman, received two major awards for his outstanding play last season with the Washington Nationals. On Nov. 11, he snagged...

Spring 2010

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

ACC honors Bakhtiar

Former UVA gridiron great Jim Bakhtiar (Col ’58, Med ’63) is now officially an ACC legend.

Bakhtiar was the ACC’s career rushing...

Winter 2009

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Highlights

Politics, by Any Other Name

Politics, by Any Other Name

Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.

Faulkner, Revisited

Faulkner, Revisited

A new exhibit, located in the main gallery of UVA’s Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, marks the 60th anniversary of William Faulkner’s arrival on Grounds.