Topic: Women's Basketball

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

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

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Highlights

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.

Griddle Me This

Griddle Me This

For decades, it cheered our hearts, warmed our blood and hardened our arteries. The origin story and afterlife of the Grillswith. And also the recipe.

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.