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You know a program is struggling when the third game of the season is a “must win,” but that’s exactly what Saturday’s high noon contest against UConn is for host Virginia.


Playing one of the most challenging nonconference schedules in the country can have its hazards, but Virginia women’s soccer coach Steve Swanson remained encouraged after Thursday night’s 2-1 loss to No. 1-ranked UCLA.

Sergi Nus scored the game-winner off a corner kick in the 94th minute, and the No. 12 Virginia men’s soccer team prevailed in its second overtime game of the season with a 2-1 win over previously unbeaten UNCW (3-1).

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The top of a Craftsman toolbox was flipped open to a black board decorated in weathered photos. The images ranged in shape and size, but the message was consistent: Bruce Benkert never works alone.


The Virginia football team unveiled the "HoosTogether" patch that will be on players' uniforms this season. The patch will debut on Saturday, when the Cavaliers host William & Mary.

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Virginia executive associate athletics director Jon Oliver is leaving the UVa athletics department to pursue other opportunities, the school announced on Thursday.


Former Virginia women’s soccer star Morgan Brian was traded to the Chicago Red Stars, the team announced Wednesday. In exchange for Brian, a U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder, the Red Stars sent midfielder Kristie Mewis and future considerations if certain criteria are met to Houston.