Topic: Sports

Legends on the Court

Legends on the Court

A look back at UVA basketball from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s

What does a basketball hero do after the college glory days? Catch up with a dozen UVA fan favorites.

March 28, 2019

The George Welsh Way

The George Welsh Way

Hall-of-Fame coach turned UVA’s football program around—and then stayed

George Welsh remade UVA football and saw it through for 19 seasons.

Spring 2019

Sports Stars

Sports Stars

Tennis star Danielle Collins (Col ’16) and Super Bowl-winner Chris Long (Col ’08) are making headlines

Spring 2019

Williams’ World

Williams’ World

Jarmere Jenkins (Col ’13) has found his sweet spot as hitting partner for superstar Serena Williams.

Fall 2018

The Carla Williams Playbook

The Carla Williams Playbook

Fix football and facilities, and the rest falls into place

To new Athletic Director Carla Williams, football isn’t the only thing. It’s everything.

Fall 2018

Say Goodbye to U-Hall

Say Goodbye to U-Hall

Sports facility to come down by 2020

University Hall, the former home to the basketball programs and the venue of legendary concerts, will be demolished to make room for additional sports fields.

Summer 2018

Top Single

Top Single

Danielle Collins (Col ’16) is climbing the international ranks as she takes down some of the world's top players.

Summer 2018

Happy Swimmers, Fast Swimmers

Happy Swimmers, Fast Swimmers

New coach emphasizes hard work—and fun—and brings success

Many attribute the outstanding results of this year's swimming and diving programs to the fun team culture instilled by the new head coach, Todd DeSorbo.

Summer 2018

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

The Whole Package

The Whole Package

Without a dominant veteran superstar, the men’s basketball team has succeeded by exceeding the sum of the parts

The Cavaliers have proven consistent throughout the season, even without an all-star, and they hope their versatility holds up in the tournaments.

Spring 2018

Making the Shots

Making the Shots

Behind the Scenes with UVA Athletics Photographer Matt Riley

Go behind the scenes with longtime UVA sports photographer Matt Riley, from a day of fun studio shoots to an exciting men’s basketball game at JPJ.

February 15, 2018

Bowl Bites

Bowl Bites

Virginia is going bowling! Here are some UVA football lines you can casually but knowingly drop into conversation at your next cocktail party.

December 8, 2017

End of an Era

End of an Era

The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and, in a role subject to constant second-guessing, lots of tough calls

The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and lots of tough calls subject to second-guessing.

Winter 2017

Batter Upgrade

Batter Upgrade

Davenport Field gets $18 million overhaul

Davenport Field is undergoing a major renovation, which includes 1,000 more seats; a 5,000-square-foot development center with batting cages and pitching mounds; a field-level club area; and more.

Winter 2017

Sports Chief

Sports Chief

UGA’s Carla Williams named athletics director

Learn about Carla Williams, UVA's new athletics director.

Winter 2017

Uncompromising

Uncompromising

President Teresa A. Sullivan reflects on UVA's student-athletes and discusses the future of UVA sports.

Winter 2017

A League of His Own

A League of His Own

Former Wahoo Roger Mason Jr. heads up new BIG3

Former Virginia basketball star Roger Mason (Arch ’03) is teaming with Ice Cube in a new venture.

Fall 2017

Squash Goes Varsity

Squash Goes Varsity

UVA becomes the first ACC school to offer squash at the varsity level.

Fall 2017

Sports Awards Roundup

Sports Awards Roundup

Former basketball star Malcolm Brogdon (Col ’15, Batten ’16), former lacrosse standout Doug Knight (Col ’97) and current UVA women’s rowing coach Kevin Sauer all received accolades.

Fall 2017

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A World of Color

A World of Color

Student’s coloring book puts inspirational and everyday women on the same pages.