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Cav women cruise in first NCAA test

They made it look so easy. The Virginia women's soccer team handily defeated North Carolina-Greensboro Saturday night 6-1 in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Spartans came into the match already the underdog.


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Virginia swarmed by Yellow Jackets

ATLANTA-So much for Virginia's "benefit of a bye week" theory. The Cavalier football team looked out of sync and overmatched for the majority of its 35-0 loss to Georgia Tech last night.


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Cavs win snoozer in ACC first round

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-In a game that can be best characterized as painfully boring, the second-seeded Virginia men's soccer team grabbed an early 1-0 lead and sat on it to beat seventh-seeded N.C.


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Women's soccer kicks off NCAAs

The Cavalier women's soccer team wants to go to California. Not simply because the fall chill has descended upon Charlottesville, but also because the NCAA Final Four is at San Jose State this year.


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Football hopes to avoid sting

The faces may have changed, but the names remain the same. Virginia (5-3, 4-2 ACC) and 25th-ranked Georgia Tech (6-2, 4-2), which has won four in a row, resume their rivalry tonight under the bright lights of Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta and ESPN cameras.


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ACC men's soccer promises wild ride

Following what appears to be a recent trend, the 2000 ACC men's soccer tournament is too close to call. "I could put my vote in for any of the teams who get into the semifinals to win it," North Carolina coach Elmar Bolowich said.


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Cavalier women grab lackluster win

The Virginia women's basketball team overcame what its coach termed "lazy" play to post an 86-72 victory over Uralmash, a Russian team, in its exhibition finale last night at University Hall. "I was disappointed with the defensive play in the second half," Cavalier coach Debbie Ryan said.


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NCAA honors former Virginia hoops standout

Wally Walker, one of the greatest players in Virginia basketball history, has been selected by the NCAA Honors Committee to receive a NCAA Silver Anniversary Award. Walker, a University Board of Visitors member, will be recognized along with six other recipients at the honors dinner Jan.


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Zwarich takes ACC award along with record

Virginia senior middle blocker Deanna Zwarich was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for her stellar play against Clemson Friday and Georgia Tech Saturday. Zwarich led Virginia to a 3-0 (15-7, 16-14, 15-5) win over Clemson and a come-from-behind 3-2 (10-15, 8-15, 15-2, 15-10, 15-12) victory over Georgia Tech. Zwarich's 22 kills against moved her to 500 kills on the season and gave her Virginia's single season kills record.


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College football just isn't the same with a calculator

This isn't your father's college football anymore. It's your trigonometry teacher's. Sadly, the great gridiron game on which I was reared and from which arrived my childhood heroes now holds decimal points and derivatives more dear than the pride and pageantry that established it as America's lifeblood. Blaming the Bowl Championship Series and its convoluted ranking formula is always the trendy thing to do, but college football's obsession with the insignificant and renunciation of the important began eons before the BCS cronies decided to confuse us all. It all started with the polls. First, God bless us, we had but one, the AP.


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