Virginia basketball player Mike Scott (Col '12) was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the second round of the 2012 NBA draft with the 43rd overall pick. Scott finished his Virginia career ranking third in rebounds (944), third in double-doubles (34) and 16th in points scored (1,538) on UVA's all-time lists.
Both the UVA women's and men's polo teams won national championships in April. Virginia polo has won a total of 11 men's national championships, with 23 total trips to the finals; and six women's national championships, with 15 total trips to the finals, since it began as a student-run organization in the 1950s.
Four Virginia baseball players were selected in the Major League Baseball draft. Junior pitcher Branden Kline (Educ '13) was the first Cavalier drafted, picked by the Orioles in the second round. Kline, a first-team All-American as a closer in 2011, became UVA's No. 1 starter this year and went 7-3, with a 3.56 earned-run average. For his college career, he was 16-5, with a 3.22 ERA.