Topic: Sports

Subtopics:   Alumni in Sports Baseball Club Sports Cross Country Field Hockey Football Golf Lacrosse Men's Basketball Men's Soccer Men's Tennis Squash Swimming & Diving Track & Field Volleyball Women's Basketball Women's Rowing Women's Soccer Women's Softball Women's Tennis Wrestling
The Big Rebound

The Big Rebound

Disconcerting Puerto Rico trip fueled resurgence

Dave Leitao was far from home, and farther from comfortable.

His UVA men’s basketball team came to Puerto Rico as a winner of six of...

Summer 2007

What’s Cooking?

What’s Cooking?

Arena dining hall hits the sweet spot for Cavalier student-athletes

Brandon Carter (Col ’10) was having a hard time adjusting to college-level track and field workouts. A lean-bodied sprinter, he often felt run down at the end of practice....

Summer 2007

Happy Campers

Happy Campers

Top 100 Camp could boost basketball program

The University hosts summer camps for kids who are into computers, aspiring writers, the academically gifted and cheerleaders. Its newest camp, however, has great potential to lift the Cavalier...

Spring 2007

Foul Ball?

Foul Ball?

Law professor Ted White sees trouble ahead for baseball

As major-leaguers convene in Florida and Arizona for their annual spring training rites, all appears well with professional baseball. Players and owners reached a labor agreement last fall with...

Spring 2007

Who to Watch this Spring

Who to Watch this Spring

Melanie Kok

Rowing Fourth-year

As a high-schooler, Melanie Kok found the water gorgeous and full of possibility. The tranquillity and the time for thought charmed her,...

Spring 2007

Coal Miners’ (Favorite) Son

Coal Miners’ (Favorite) Son

Jones establishes scholarship fund for Southwest Virginians

Thomas and Betty Jones were determined that their seven children would not follow them into the coal mines of Southwest Virginia. They insisted that the children take their education...

Spring 2007

Reigning Monarch

Reigning Monarch

Boucek lands WNBA coaching job

Even while she played basketball, people predicted that Jenny Boucek (Educ ’97) would be a coach one day. She never listened. “I have that rebel streak in me,...

Spring 2007

Heartfelt Gesture

Heartfelt Gesture

Lacrosse alum’s loss is charity’s gain

A UVA grad and professional lacrosse player turns a losing season into a chance to do good.

Winter 2006

Eight Straight … and Counting

Eight Straight … and Counting

Men’s swimming aims to keep ACC title streak alive

The rest of the ACC’s men’s swimming teams may have missed their best chance of ending “The Streak.”

Virginia won the...

Winter 2006

World Class

World Class

UVA trio helps U.S. rugby to fifth-place World Cup finish

Jamie Burke (Educ ’02, ’05) was wandering through the Student Activities Fair early in her first year at UVA when she was waylaid by a rugby player. “She...

Winter 2006

Verbatim

Verbatim

“If you want to find out who Tiki and I are, we are a 100-percent reflection of our mother and what she’s...

Winter 2006

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Alumnus Garland brings high energy to wrestling program

If you talk with Steve Garland (Col ’00), it’s clear that UVA’s new wrestling coach is the human incarnation of Jolt cola (1980s-era slogan: &ldquo...

Winter 2006

The Power of Two

The Power of Two

The parallel lives of Tiki and Ronde Barber

Tiki and Ronde Barber are in the midst of record-setting careers in the National Football League. Their lives off the field are equally impressive.

Spring 2006

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Highlights

Griddle Me This

Griddle Me This

For decades, it cheered our hearts, warmed our blood and hardened our arteries. The origin story and afterlife of the Grillswith. And also the recipe.

Summer on Grounds

Summer on Grounds

When all goes well, life at UVA in the summer is quiet. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. Here’s a snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer.