Topic: Track & Field

2016 UVA Olympians

2016 UVA Olympians

There’ll be 18 past and present Wahoos competing in the Rio Olympics. Here’s when to watch them go for Olympic gold.

July 19, 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

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

Summer 2014

Olympic Twist

Olympic Twist

Nine years after competition, alumnus wins gold

Nine years after competition, shot putter Adam Nelson wins Olympic gold.

Fall 2013

Leaps & Bounds

Leaps & Bounds

Teams shine in new facility

Virginia's sparkling new track facility and its ACC champs

Summer 2012

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

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

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

Swimming Sweep

The men’s and women’s swimming teams each notched their fourth straight ACC championships this spring, and Matt McLean (Col ’11) went on to...

Summer 2011

Back on Track

Back on Track

New facility will provide needed improvements

Virginia’s track and field program has received a boost from a former Cavalier volleyball player. Amy Mitchell Griffin (Col ’98) pledged $5 million toward the construction of a...

Summer 2011

Faces to Watch

Faces to Watch

Brittany Altomare (Col ‘13) Led the women’s golf team last season with a 73.53 stroke average and was UVA’s top finisher in seven of 12 tournaments Tied teammate...

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

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Mat Firsts

Steve Garland (Col ’00) became the first Cavalier wrestling coach to be voted ACC Coach of the Year when he received the honor in March. Garland, an...

Summer 2010

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Highlights

Lights Out

Lights Out

No UVA team before or since has had consecutive undefeated seasons. Boxing went four years without a loss. Then it went away.

North of Eden

North of Eden

Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.

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.