Topic: Volleyball

Big Shoes

Big Shoes

First-year Virginia coaches Lars Tiffany and Aaron Smith are coaching different sports but are facing a similar challenge.

Summer 2017

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

Balance of Power

Balance of Power

Cavalier attack bolstered by dynamic duo

During her first year at UVA, Simone Asque pounded opponents with such force and regularity that she was named to the ACC All-Freshman team. During her second year, Asque...

Fall 2011

Catching Up

Catching Up

Do you ever wonder what’s up with former athletes who inspired UVA fans with their heroics? Here’s a look at one UVA athlete who has achieved success in a different calling.

Whitney Casey

Hometown: Tampa, Fla.

Cavalier years: 1994-97 (transferred from the University of Southern California). Casey was already a volleyball star when she came to...

Fall 2010

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Greats Acknowledged

Lacrosse great Tom Duquette (Col ’75) and football coach George Welsh have been tapped for induction to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. Duquette was...

Spring 2009

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

Highlights

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.

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.