Topic: Sports

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The Ultimate Virginia Basketball Players

The Ultimate Virginia Basketball Players

A roundup of the best to ever take the floor for the Cavaliers

The Men

Top Gun: Bryant Stith (Col ­’92)

Bryant Stith began his career as the ACC’s Rookie of the Year...

Winter 2007

Pinning Down Prospects

Pinning Down Prospects

Garland goes to the mat for top recruits

Steve Garland (Col ’00) is a born salesman—that rare kind of coach who, through sheer force of personality, can persuade you to buy his pitch.

...

Winter 2007

Making His Mark

Making His Mark

Mitchell excels for Dust Devils

The Fall 2007 issue of Virginia Magazine inadvertently omitted Mike Mitchell (Col ’07) from a list of Virginia players selected in the Major League Baseball draft.

Mitchell, an...

Winter 2007

Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale

Kirkwood can kill, but she also plans to heal

Vision. Maturity. Adaptability.

They all are at Sarah Kirkwood’s elbow when she cocks her arm to slam another kill shot at an opposing volleyball team.<...

Winter 2007

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

The Comeback Kids

The women’s lacrosse team fell just short of capturing the program’s fourth NCAA Championship, losing in the title game to Northwestern 15-13....

Fall 2007

Opening Act

Opening Act

Wigger makes debut on golf’s biggest stage

Just over a month after graduating from UVA with a degree in psychology, Leah Wigger found herself in Southern Pines, N.C., teeing off in what’s arguably...

Fall 2007

A Fan’s Guide to Who’s Hoo

A Fan’s Guide to Who’s Hoo

Best Offensive Player:

Jameel Sewell, quarterback

After assuming the quarterback reins in week four, Jameel Sewell started the last nine games of the season, showing...

Fall 2007

Football Preview

Football Preview

Can the Cavaliers bounce back?

On the heels of a difficult 2006 campaign, head coach Al Groh and the Virginia football team have a chance at redemption this year with a boatload of returning...

Fall 2007

We Are the Champions

We Are the Champions

Somdev Devvarman NCAA Men’s Tennis Champion Somdev Devvarman, a third-year from Chennai, India, became the first men’s tennis player in ACC history to...

Fall 2007

Summer in C’ville

Summer in C’ville

Why some students stick around

Shortly after final exams in late May, traffic thins, the pace slows and a lazy calm settles over Charlottesville. Weary students have ventured home for the prospect of summer...

Fall 2007

Good Sports

Good Sports

Club athletes pursue the sports they love

If you’ve recently meandered along Rugby Road past Madison Bowl, you may well have witnessed a group of women chasing a plastic flying saucer around with much...

Summer 2007

Beyond All-American

Beyond All-American

A half-century after his playing days, Bakhtiar honored again

Jamshid “Jim” Bakhtiar’s performance on the football field earned him All-America honors in 1957. What he’s done since makes him proudest.

In...

Summer 2007

Grand Tour

Grand Tour

After years in golf’s minor leagues, Marino hits the big time

Steve Marino (Col ’02) chased a spot on the PGA Tour for four years. The chase suited him well, to hear Marino tell it.

“I played...

Summer 2007

Hard-core Softball

Hard-core Softball

Law School tournament draws a crowd

For one weekend in the spring, the complex of athletic fields known as “The Park” becomes the center of the softball universe. There, the Law School&rsquo...

Summer 2007

Taking an Early Lead

Taking an Early Lead

Softball player is likely youngest Cavalier captain

Abby Snyder (Col ’10) wanted to be an impact player on Virginia’s softball team, and an impact player she is—and she’s only getting...

Summer 2007

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Highlights

More than Money

More than Money

The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group Seed Fund helps University-affiliated ideas grow until they are successful enough to attract other funding.

Staking a Position

Staking a Position

Professor Willis Jenkins (Grad ’06) takes a somewhat unorthodox approach in his "argument lab."

Infrequently Asked Questions

Infrequently Asked Questions

Even if you’re not physically strolling the Lawn, let this list of UVA fun facts bring you back, in multiple small ways, to life on Grounds.