Topic: Women's Basketball

When They Knew

When They Knew

UVA student-athletes share their breakthrough moments

We asked several Cavaliers to recall the moment in time when they knew they were good enough to play for UVA.

Spring 2014

Flag of Honor

Flag of Honor

The story behind John Paul Jones Arena's American flag

The flag that hangs in JPJ Arena once covered the casket of a Vietnam veteran.

Spring 2014

Superstitions

Superstitions

Searching for the competitive edge

Current and former Cavaliers admit to holding numerous superstitions, or what some of them call "pregame rituals."

Fall 2013

Influential Alumni in Sports

Influential Alumni in Sports

1. Val Ackerman (Col ’81) A three-time captain and two-time Academic All-American basketball player at UVA, Ackerman was the president of the WNBA from 1996-2005. She became the first female...

April 15, 2013

Leading Scorers, Women’s Sports

Leading Scorers, Women’s Sports

Basketball; Monica Wright (2006-10) 2,540 points. Wright broke the scoring record held by Dawn Staley (1989-92), who will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this year. Field Hockey; Paige...

April 15, 2013

From Center Court to Cover

From Center Court to Cover

UVA basketball player launches a career as a model

Former UVA basketball player launches a career as a model

December 12, 2011

Ten Reasons to Love 2011 at UVA

Ten Reasons to Love 2011 at UVA

1. A national title and a bowl bid

Dom Starsia guides the men’s lacrosse team to the NCAA championship, and football coach Mike London leads the...

December 12, 2011

‘Whirlwind’ Adjustment

‘Whirlwind’ Adjustment

Coach Joanne Boyle talks about building the women’s program

Joanne Boyle has been on the job for only a few months, but she’s already logged many miles on the recruiting trail as the new women&rsquo...

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

1990-92: So Close

1990-92: So Close

Final Four stretch highlighted Debbie Ryan's tenure

Retrospect: Final Four stretch highlighted Debbie Ryan's tenure

Summer 2011

Coaching Baton Passes to Boyle

Coaching Baton Passes to Boyle

Joanne Boyle to succeed Debbie Ryan

When Debbie Ryan was looking for her 100th win as the young head coach of UVA’s women’s basketball team, she found it against Duke, 72-58,...

Summer 2011

‘A True Legend’

‘A True Legend’

Debbie Ryan ends head coaching career after 34 seasons

With a salute at midcourt and a thank you for the support of Cavalier fans, Debbie Ryan ended her tenure March 27 as head coach of UVA’s women...

Summer 2011

Building Blocks

Building Blocks

Young talent brings different dynamic to basketball programs

Young talent brings different dynamic to basketball programs.

Winter 2010

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Highlights

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.