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NCAA-best five Cavaliers taken in MLS SuperDraft

Seven-time national champion Virginia men’s soccer program had five of its student-athletes selected in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft, a new program record and the most selections of any NCAA school.


UVA’s Gorzak, Torres selected in 2021 NWSL Draft

A pair of Virginia women’s soccer players were taken in the 2021 NWSL Draft on Wednesday night (Jan. 13) as midfielder Taryn Torres (Frisco, Texas) and forward Alissa Gorzak (Naperville, Ill.) were both drafted.


Virginia men’s tennis match against VCU canceled

The Virginia men’s tennis match scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 16 against VCU has been canceled due to COVID-19 related issues within the VCU program.


UVA’s Kate Douglass named to U.S. National Team

Virginia swimmer Kate Douglass (Pelham, N.Y.) was named to the U.S. National Team, USA Swimming announced on Tuesday (Jan. 5). Douglass was one of four athletes to be added to the team for the 2020-21 season.


Scattershooting: Wahoos’ recruiting footprint, UVA hoops moves up in poll, Virginia baseball No. 14 in preseason national rankings + more …

Scattershooting around the ACC, while noting that the fertile recruiting ground of Georgia has become a hot spot for Bronco Mendenhall and his staff …


UVA AD Carla Williams not interested in Georgia job

Lots of Virginia fans have been wondering if Carla Williams might get involved in the search for a new athletic director at her alma mater, the University of Georgia.


Latest Virginia Athletics COVID-19 testing results update

Virginia Athletics department announced today  a total of 754 COVID-19 tests were administered to UVA student-athletes and staff over the last seven days (Dec. 7-13). Of those, four resulted in a positive test (0.5 percent).


Virginia Athletics COVID-19 testing results update

Virginia Athletics announced today (Dec. 7) a total of 929 COVID-19 tests were administered to UVA student-athletes and staff over the last seven days (Nov. 30-Dec. 6).


Looking back at Jack, the man whose name lives on at John Paul Jones Arena

Most of us never really had much of a chance to get to know the man Virginia named its basketball arena after, John Paul “Jack” Jones.


Virginia Athletics COVID-19 testing results update: No new cases this week

Virginia Athletics announced today a total of 1,138 COVID-19 tests were administered to UVA student-athletes and staff over the last seven days (Nov. 16-22). Of those, none resulted in a positive test.


Virginia Athletics mourns the passing of John Paul ‘Jack’ Jones

John Paul “Jack” Jones, for whom Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena is named, has passed away at age 100, his family announced Saturday (Nov. 21). Virginia Athletics mourns the passing of one of its most dedicated and passionate fans.


Late Clemson goal sinks Virginia in ACC Semifinal

No. 2 Clemson (7-2-1) was successful on a penalty kick in the 87th minute that proved to be the game-winner in a 2-1 Virginia loss in the semifinal round of the ACC Tournament on Wednesday (Nov. 18).


UVA achieves its highest NCAA Graduation Success Rate

The NCAA has released its annual Graduation Success Rate (GSR) data for incoming student-athletes from 2010-2013, and the scores for Virginia student-athletes are the highest since the NCAA began issuing the report.


Virginia Athletics COVID-19 testing results update for Nov. 16

The Virginia Athletics department announced today (Nov. 16) a total of 1135 COVID-19 tests were administered to UVA student-athletes and staff over the last seven days (Nov. 9-15). Of those, none resulted in a positive test.


Men’s Soccer: Virginia knocks off top-seeded Wake Forest in ACC Quarters

Virginia (3-3-1) upended the No. 2 team in the country and top seed out of the South Region in Wake Forest (7-2-0) with a 2-0 victory in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Tournament on Sunday.


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