Topic: Sports

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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

So Close

So Close

Heartbreak ends Men’s Basketball season marked with triumph

The 2016 Men’s Basketball season ended with a heartbreaker, but the record will show the amazing trajectory Coach Tony Bennett’s team took.

April 19, 2016

Hello, Bronco

Hello, Bronco

A look at UVA’s new football coach

Bronco Mendenhall brings his team-building strategy to Cavalier football, plus some notable head coaches from the program’s past.

Spring 2016

Balancing Academics, Athletics

Balancing Academics, Athletics

Three questions for student-athletes

With their names and faces popping up all over Sports Illustrated and ESPN, it’s easy to forget that college athletes are students. Here, a few student-athletes talk about their lives on Grounds.

Spring 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

In the Long Run

In the Long Run

These alumni track athletes aren’t slowing down

Alumni track athletes Erika Pierce, Stephanie Garcia and Robby Andrews aren't showing signs of slowing down any time soon.

Winter 2015

Second Act

Second Act

Show business gives Thomas Jones new direction

After finishing his collegiate career as UVA’s all-time leading rusher, Thomas Jones (Col ’99) spent 12 years in the NFL before heading to Hollywood.

Winter 2015

Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler

Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler

Local race supports breast cancer patients, research and awareness

When Cali and Blaise Gaston were both diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2015, they underwent treatment at UVA and found extraordinary support in the Charlottesville Women's Four Miler race community.

Winter 2015

Talking Virginia Hoops with Mark Titus

Talking Virginia Hoops with Mark Titus

Former Grantland writer weighs in on Bennett, Brogdon and “boring” basketball

Former Grantland writer Mark Titus answers our questions about last year’s men’s basketball team and what might be in store for the season ahead.

Winter 2015

First Things First

First Things First

From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in UVA history.

Fall 2015

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four

Rowers add to already crowded trophy case

The UVA Varsity Four crew brings home its fifth title, edging out Brown and Washington for the most national championships.

Fall 2015

A Mile in Their Shoes

A Mile in Their Shoes

St. Louis Ram Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness

Former Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.

Fall 2015

World Class

World Class

Former Virginia Stars Instrumental in World Cup Triumph

Former UVA women's soccer players Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn reunite with former coach Steve Swanson and bring home the World Cup.

Fall 2015

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

Coach Brian Boland Has Built a Juggernaut

Coach Brian Boland Has Built a Juggernaut

Men's Tennis Wins 2015 Division I National Championship

Since becoming the head coach of men's tennis in 2002, Brian Boland has built a dynasty, netting two national championships in three years.

Fall 2015

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Highlights

Sports Chief

Sports Chief

Learn about Carla Williams, UVA's new athletics director.

Selling Pablo to Pay for Pollock

Selling Pablo to Pay for Pollock

The Fralin Museum of Art at UVA is paying homage to world-famous art dealer Samuel Kootz (Law 1921) in an exhibition called “Dealer’s Choice: The Samuel Kootz Gallery 1945–1966,” which examines the role he played in the establishment of modern American art.

UVA in the Rankings

UVA in the Rankings

See where UVA ranks among the top colleges and universities in the country, according to US News & World Report, Money Magazine, Princeton Review and The Economist.

Calm Amid the Chaos

Calm Amid the Chaos

From meditation to monitoring social media: How the UVA E.R. team prepared for the worst of a tragic weekend’s violence.