Topic: Women's Basketball

She Coaches Kings

She Coaches Kings

Jenny Boucek is blazing a trail in the NBA

Jenny Boucek (Educ ’97) is breaking barriers and gaining respect as one of few female coaches in the NBA.

Summer 2018

Family Matters

Family Matters

After 25 years of coaching, the highly regarded Boyle retires to focus on her daughter

Joanne Boyle, who served as the women's basketball head coach for seven years, retired after this season to finalize her daughter's adoption process, which could take years.

Summer 2018

Celebrating University Hall

Celebrating University Hall

Reliving some of the arena’s memorable moments before it’s demolished in 2019

U-Hall was home to UVA basketball for 41 years. Celebrate some of the sports victories and other highlights in this retrospective.

May 9, 2018

Such Great Heights

Such Great Heights

After winning a national championship, Dawn Staley ascends to Olympics again

Former UVA basketball star Dawn Staley (Col ’92) coached the University of South Carolina to the NCAA championship in April.

Summer 2017

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

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Highlights

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.

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer G. Andrasko shares the results of the all-alumni survey.

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.