Department: sports

Top Single

Top Single

Danielle Collins (Col ’16) is climbing the international ranks as she takes down some of the world's top players.

Summer 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

’Hoos in the NBA

’Hoos in the NBA

Tony Bennett’s recruits have found success at the next level

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.

Spring 2017

JPJ Gets Upgrades for ACC Network

JPJ Gets Upgrades for ACC Network

UVA’s athletics department has been renovating and expanding its production facilities in John Paul Jones Arena in order to meet technical specifications for the new ACC Network.

Winter 2016

#DreamJob

#DreamJob

Streaking The Lawn blogger combines law and other sports

When alumnus Brian Leung started tweeting about UVA baseball one night, he never could have guessed that it would lead him to his dream job.

Winter 2016

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Highlights

200 and Growing

200 and Growing

Take an overhead look at UVA then and now, and explore the features of the Bicentennial issue.