Topic: Sports

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

Mixed Doubles

Mixed Doubles

With two coaches hired into an uncommon structure, UVA Tennis starts anew

UVA’s new tennis coaching structure is shooting for “synergy.”

Fall 2017

Lights Out

Lights Out

UVA dominated college boxing for years, and then the years caught up with it

No UVA team before or since has had consecutive undefeated seasons. Boxing went four years without a loss. Then it went away.

Summer 2017

Big Shoes

Big Shoes

First-year Virginia coaches Lars Tiffany and Aaron Smith are coaching different sports but are facing a similar challenge.

Summer 2017

Boland Bounces

Boland Bounces

Men’s tennis coach leaves for USTA

Virginia men’s tennis coach Brian Boland, one of the most successful coaches in the history of UVA athletics, is leaving.

Summer 2017

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

Brady’s Go-To Man

Brady’s Go-To Man

The sports agent called on to deflate Deflategate

An exclusive interview with Don Yee, the sports agent who helped sort out the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal in 2015.

Spring 2017

Another Shot

Another Shot

Bruce Arena returns to coach the men’s national soccer team

After falling to last place in World Cup qualifying, the U.S. national soccer team reached out to former coach Bruce Arena for help. Arena was originally let go in 2006 after many successes.

Spring 2017

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