Topic: Women's Basketball

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

High Honors

High Honors

Awards heaped on Monica Wright (Col ’10)

Monica Wright has made her last basket in a UVA uniform, but her name will stand in the Cavalier record books for years to come. Not only did Wright...

Summer 2010

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Gold and Silver

Ryan Zimmerman (Col ’06), former UVA third baseman, received two major awards for his outstanding play last season with the Washington Nationals. On Nov. 11, he snagged...

Spring 2010

Top 10 UVA Stories of 2009

Top 10 UVA Stories of 2009

From the men’s soccer team winning the NCAA championship to President John T. Casteen III announcing his retirement, 2009 was a year to remember. Here’s our look, with videos, at the year’s highlights.

January 18, 2010

A Study in Leadership

A Study in Leadership

Role model taught Monica Wright how to guide team

Everything about UVA guard Monica Wright’s game seems effortless and natural.

Winter 2009

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

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

1,022

Number of career points scored by Mamadi Diane, making him the 42nd player in UVA men’s basketball history to score 1,000 points or more.

699

Number of...

Summer 2009

Surprise of a Lifetime

Surprise of a Lifetime

Val Ackerman (Col ’81) honored for achievements in basketball

Val Ackerman’s trip to China for the 2008 Olympics will be memorable for several reasons.

For one, both the men’s and women’s...

Winter 2008

Tall Order

Tall Order

Teams look to front court for balance, leadership

With Sean Singletary and Sharneé Zoll providing leadership and fireworks for UVA’s basketball teams, last season could easily have been characterized as the Year of the Guards. Both players have gone on to the ranks of professional basketball, so now the Cavaliers will look to the front court for more points and power this season.

Winter 2008

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

Dawn Staley becomes head women's basketball coach at the University of South Carolina, Angela Hucles qualifies for the Summer Olympics, and other stories.

Fall 2008

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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

Welcome, Class of 2022

Welcome, Class of 2022

More than 3,800 first-years will join the Wahoo family this fall. Dig into some of the numbers that shape the Class of 2022.

Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation

Alumnus brought his Broadway talents to Charlottesville to direct and choreograph A Chorus Line.