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A Free Spirit

"Recruiting? Do you really want me to go back that far? When I first saw her play during her junior year in high school, I actually crossed her off my list." Maybe not the first thing an athlete wants to hear out of her coach's mouth, but for freshman volleyballer Paige Davis, Virginia coach Melissa Aldrich Shelton's confession is defining.


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Volleyball splits pair of matches

It's the same story once more for the Virginia women's volleyball team. The Cavaliers (8-9, 4-3 ACC) split a pair of games this weekend at home after doing the same last weekend on the road.


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Cavaliers topple Terrapins, 31-23

Despite losing quarterback Dan Ellis to an injury near the end of the first half, Virginia held off a persistent Maryland squad for a 31-23 victory Saturday at Scott Stadium. Virginia stuck to the usual game plan this week: strike early and often and hope the defense hangs on. The offense scored a season-high 28 points in the first half, including three rushing touchdowns by junior running back Tyree Foreman.


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Football prepares for Terps

Virginia looks to take its ninth straight win against Maryland tomorrow, but the Terps, led by onetime Heisman hopeful LaMont Jordan, hope for revenge after a devastating last-second loss to the Cavs a year ago.


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Men's soccer grabs timely win

Once again, JMU stood for Just Missed U.Va. In a double overtime thriller, James Madison lost for the first time this season, 3-2, to the Virginia men's soccer team.


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Top Terp Fights Hype

Make no doubt about it. LaMont Jordan is the staple of the Maryland offense. He is the Terrapins' all-time rusher and all-purpose yardage leader.


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Field hockey looks to bounce back

The Cavalier field hockey team continued its struggle against top teams with a 5-0 loss to No. 1 Maryland Sunday, but Virginia must now try to rebound against Virginia Commonwealth tonight at 7 p.m.