Virginia field hockey players Lucy Hyams and Tara Vittese were named to the 16-player Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-America first team on Wednesday by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.
The Virginia women’s swimming and diving team finished third and the men placed fourth as action at the Georgia Fall Invitational concluded Sunday at the Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Georgia.
It was a dominant day on the mat for the Cavaliers as Virginia (4-2) went on the road and picked up a 34-11 win over No. 24 Chattanooga (2-2) at Maclellan Gym on Sunday.
The 25th-ranked Mountaineers slapped the sixth-ranked Cavaliers back into reality with a 66-57 upset, Virginia’s worst loss since that fateful meltdown (87-52) at Tennessee on Dec. 30, 2013.
During Virginia’s school-record run to 24 straight wins at John Paul Jones Arena, the Cavaliers routinely benefitted from a particular play or moment that tore the roof off their building and crushed their opponent.
One of these days, the national basketball experts are going to figure out that John Paul Jones Arena is one of the toughest places to play in America.
The play’s ending helped Virginia secure its comeback win over Ohio State, but its beginning was a preview of the next challenge that will enter John Paul Jones Arena.
When the Cavaliers rallied for a thrilling 63-61 win, it marked just the second time in 216 games in which Ohio State lost after leading by at least 15 points.
It’s a safe bet that by the end of the season, Virginia's first-years will have logged more minutes on the court than any class during head coach Joanne Boyle’s tenure.
There are defining moments in every player’s career and for London Perrantes, that moment came during a fiery Tony Bennett tirade during halftime of Wednesday night’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge game against visiting Ohio State.
As much as Ohio State fought Wednesday night, the Buckeyes still managed to become the 24th straight opponent to leave Charlottesville with a loss.
Doug Gottlieb sat courtside in Northwest Florida State College’s basketball arena over the weekend, seeking his own answer to the question that’s sure to linger with Virginia through March.
The Virginia women’s basketball team wrapped up play in the South Point Shootout by earning a 73-51 victory over against Nebraska on Saturday in Las Vegas.
NICEVILLE, Fla. — With Providence hanging around and giving Virginia all it could handle in the second half of Saturday’s Emerald Coast Classic championship game, London Perrantes thought back to before the game, when his teammates preached that someone needed to dive on the floor during the game.
NICEVILLE, Fla. — Entering its Emerald Coast Classic semifinal matchup with Virginia, Iowa had lost just once and hadn’t scored fewer than 43 points in the first half of any game this season.
The Virginia women’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season on Friday, falling 66-55 to St. John’s at the South Point Shootout in Las Vegas.
Canaan Severin waited anxiously for the video review’s result and then sprinted for the Virginia student section beyond the north end zone at Scott Stadium.
On Tuesday evening, after his team was held to 34 points on 23 percent shooting, Grambling State’s Shawn Walker did what most coaches do following a game with Virginia.
The Hokies (8-3, 5-2) are on the brink of clinching the ACC Coastal Division title. They’ve been heavily aided along the way by quarterback Jerod Evans and a trio of standout receivers — Isaiah Ford, Cam Phillips and Bucky Hodges.
After only four games, mostly against the traditional early season Rent-A-Victims, we are only starting to realize just how good Kyle Guy can be. He arrived in Charlottesville with McDonald’s All-American credential and a reputation as the next great shooter in Tony Bennett’s program.
The Virginia women’s basketball team will have a few days to enjoy Las Vegas this week, but head coach Joanne Boyle said the Cavaliers have business to handle in the South Point Shootout.
Virginia safety Quin Blanding has been credited with 15 deflections over his career. And that’s not counting his performance during Monday’s press conference at John Paul Jones Arena.