Topic: Track & Field

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Rookie Sensation

Sylven Landesberg (Col ’12), a first-year guard on the men’s basketball team, was named 2009 ACC Rookie of the Year. He joins Ralph Sampson (1980), Bryant Stith (1989)...

Summer 2009

Fast Company

Fast Company

Emil Heineking (Col ’11) made Cavalier history with his showing at the NCAA cross-country championships in November. The only true freshman to earn All-America recognition a year...

Spring 2009

Run, Jump, Splash, Run

Run, Jump, Splash, Run

Steeplechase athlete chases big dreams

If Stephanie Garcia’s face looks familiar, it might not be because of her athletic prowess. Sure, she earned laurels last year as the ACC champion in the...

Spring 2009

An Olympic First

An Olympic First

Steeplechase runner has chance at historic event in Beijing

Cromer (Col ’02, Grad ’03) was an All-American at UVA, and visions of standing on the winners’ podium at the Olympics bring a smile to her face.

Summer 2008

Big Shot

Big Shot

Darden student sets sights on Olympic medal, world record

Adam Nelson has stood on the pinnacle of his profession and claimed the ultimate title: world champion.

Yet there are two peaks left to scale, two goals...

Spring 2008

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

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

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Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.