WACO, Texas — With the way Monday’s NCAA Singles Championship final started, it appeared Ryan Shane would need some outside help to have any chance at victory.
Yes, Virginia is in the NCAA Tournament for a 12th straight season. That much was announced Monday — along with the Cavaliers’ far-away destination and their unique matchups.
The Virginia football team landed its ninth commitment for the 2016 class late Sunday night when Indiana offensive tackle Ben Knutson made his pledge to the Cavaliers.
WACO, Texas — Virginia junior Ryan Shane will play for the NCAA Singles Championship on Monday at Baylor’s Hurd Tennis Center after a straight-set semifinal win Sunday.
BRADENTON, FLA. — Tenth-ranked Virginia failed to finish among the top 15 teams after 54 holes of stroke play and did not make the cut for the final round of the NCAA Championships at The Concession Golf Club.
Virginia’s frustration in the ACC Baseball Championships continued on Saturday night in a 10-2 loss against N.C. State.
DURHAM, N.C. — While Virginia dropped consecutive pool play games in the ACC Baseball Championships this past week, the Cavaliers were already looking ahead to the NCAA Tournament.
WACO, Texas – For the first time in school history, the Virginia men’s tennis team has a pair of semifinalists at the NCAA Singles Championship. Ryan Shane and Thai-Son Kwiatkowski both won three-set quarterfinal matches Saturday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.
Cavaliers coach Brian O’Connor said after his team’s 8-2 loss to Notre Dame on Friday that junior left-handed pitcher Nathan Kirby could return to the lineup for next week’s NCAA Tournament.
DURHAM, N.C. — After watching his team put things together over the past three weeks, Virginia coach Brian O’Connor wasn’t happy with how the Cavaliers were eliminated from contention for the ACC Baseball Tournament championship game on Friday.
The Virginia football team received a commitment at a position of need on Friday when St. Stephen's & St. Agnes tight end Andrew Trainer announced his pledge to the Cavaliers.
Late Thursday night, word of Jay Huff’s verbal commitment to UVa leaked.
Josh Sborz has had the same view as Coach Brian O’Connor for Virginia’s two losses over the last two weeks. The ACC’s co-leader in saves has been in the dugout — and not on the mound — for Cavalier bullpen collapses to Duke on May 9 and Miami in the ACC Tournament on Wednesday.
A formidable non-conference schedule is taking shape for the 2015-16 Virginia men's basketball team. As many as five Cavalier opponents will be coming off NCAA Tournament appearances including a potential top 10 team.
Former UVa tennis greats Somdev Devvarman and Jarmere Jenkins were two of the 96 players competing in this year's French Open qualifying rounds, but they will not be part of the 12 advancing in the main draw at Roland Garros.
The second-seeded Hurricanes won their 13th straight game by rallying from a late three-run deficit with seven runs in the eighth inning to shock the seventh-seeded Cavaliers, 9-5, on the opening day of pool play at the ACC Tournament.
Welcome to the continuing saga of Virginia’s quarterback soap opera. You could call it, “As the Turtle Turns.”
The Virginia Cavaliers are men’s tennis national champions for the second time in three years.
On second thought, Corwin Cutler is returning to Virginia.
DURHAM, N.C. — Any competitive drama between Virginia and Georgia Tech ceased long before Josh Sborz took the mound in the top of the seventh inning of Tuesday’s ACC Tournament play-in game.
DURHAM, N.C. — The Joe McCarthy comeback story is going full circle this week at the ACC Tournament.
Virginia senior defenseman Davi Sacco, senior midfielder Ryan Tucker and senior attacker Owen Van Arsdale have been named United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Scholar All-Americans, becoming the 22nd, 23rd and 24th Cavaliers to earn the honor. UVa’s three honorees match the 2006 Cavaliers, who also had three scholar All-Americans in Michael Culver, Matt Poskey and Matt Ward. In 1989, the USILA Scholar All-America Program was established to recognize student-athletes from USILA member institutions who have distinguished themselves academically, athletically and as citizens of their communities. The USILA Selection Committee selects an overall team representing Division I, II and III.
Virginia faces Oklahoma in NCAA Championship at 2 p.m.
DURHAM, N.C. — Karl Kuhn, conveniently located behind Brian O’Connor while the Virginia coach was answering the question Monday at old Durham Athletic Park, placed his hands on his head and shook it.
WACO, Texas – After dealing with some drama in its match with Columbia on Thursday, Virginia apparently didn't want any against Texas A&M.
Virginia swept UNC with its 8-2 pounding Saturday before a crowd of 2,957 at Boshamer Stadium.
For the second time in three days and third time since end of the 2014 season — and seventh time since 2012 — the Virginia football program is losing a quarterback with eligibility remaining.
WACO, Texas – Once a team reaches the NCAA tournament round of 16, margins are small.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Virginia is going to the postseason and it didn’t need any help to get there.
DORAL, Fla. — Miami Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert's recovery from reconstructive knee surgery is progressing well, and he's on schedule to play in the season opener, general manager Dennis Hickey said Friday.
The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee recommended reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds on Friday, the biggest step in a series of changes aimed at speeding up a game that has reached historic lows in scoring two of the past three seasons.
The Oakland Raiders signed sixth-round defensive end Max Valles to a four-year contract. The team announced the deal on Friday. Valles is the fourth of Oakland's 10 draft picks to sign a rookie contract.
Justin Anderson talked about his combine experience in this video interview.
UVa rallied from a 1-0 deficit with runs in the ninth and 10th innings to secure a huge 2-1 win over the Heels.
WACO, Texas – In one moment, it looked as if No. 3 Virginia might be in trouble against unseeded Columbia on Thursday.
Brandon Waddell is one of 93 three-year grads in Virginia’s 2015 class of 3,896. He joins Will Roberts, another pitcher, as the only Wahoos to pull off the feat in Brian O’Connor’s 12 years as head coach.
Former four-star recruit will next attend Hutchinson JUCO in Kansas.
Joe McCarthy had the facial hair to back up his words.
On Thursday, the third-seeded Cavaliers (25-3) take on Columbia in a Round-of-16 match on the Baylor campus.
On Wednesday, it was announced that Virginia will play at Ohio State on Dec. 1.
Virginia’s 2015 home schedule included postponements, cancellations, odd losses and occasional big wins.
Virginia’s football family lost one of its treasured members last week when John Papit died at the age of 86.
The Virginia baseball team will conclude its home schedule at 6 p.m., Tuesday, when Richmond comes to Davenport Field. That’s about the only thing close to a certainty surrounding the Cavaliers and their near-future.
The Virginia women's tennis team advanced through regional play and into the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 for the fifth year in a row after surviving a tough test from South Carolina, 4-2, on Sunday at Snyder Tennis Center.
A year after making it to the Final Four, UVa lost at home to Penn State, 13-11, in an NCAA Tournament second-round game.
Dom Starsia said a few years ago that any season Virginia doesn’t make the Final Four in lacrosse should be considered a failure. College lacrosse has changed since the veteran coach made that statement. Virginia lacrosse has changed, too.
UVa overcame a Duke rally to hold on for a 4-2 win before a sun-splashed crowd of 4,118 at Davenport Field on Sunday afternoon.
Seventh-seeded Virginia struggled in all facets, losing to Johns Hopkins, 19-7, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
UVa blew a four-run ninth inning lead and fell to Duke, 9-7, before a stunned crowd of 4,394.
It’s gut check time at Davenport Field.
Ryan Shane pulverized Leandro Toledo to the tune of a 6-2, 6-2 victory, paving the way for a 4-0 team win that moved third-seeded Virginia into a Round-of-16 match against Columbia in Waco, Texas on Thursday night.
Mother’s Day marked a bitter end to last season for the Virginia men’s lacrosse team. UVa got down by six goals to Johns Hopkins in the first half and never recovered, losing at home in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. On Sunday, Virginia and Hopkins meet again in a first-round NCAA game. Again at Klöckner Stadium. And again on Mother’s Day.
BLACKSBURG — Many college football coaches have advocated for years for ways to get more money, within the rules, to their players.
VCU’s Salome Kvitashvili seemed to be pulling out every bit of gamesmanship she could think of in her first-round match against defending NCAA singles champion Danielle Collins — long breaks between points, a medical timeout, several underhanded serves and even calling out the wrong score at one point.
Matt Thaiss ripped the go-ahead RBI double in the eighth inning to spark the Cavaliers to a series-opening 3-1 victory over Duke before a crowd of 3,723 at Davenport Field.
Seventh-seeded Virginia stormed out to a big lead and never looked back, soundly defeating the overmatched visitors, 18-6, to move into a second-round game against Penn State on Sunday at 4 p.m.
Brian Boland’s Virginia teams have always been physically strong and had an extra dose of competitiveness, but this year’s group has something more. Togetherness.
Third-seeded Virginia got strong performances from the bottom of its singles lineup en route to a 4-0 win at the Snyder Tennis Center.
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