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Football takes time to prep for Florida State

After a bye week of rest, Virginia coach George Welsh and his football team are back at work, prepping for this weekend's contest at Florida State. With Virginia quarterback Dan Ellis still questionable for the game because of a pulled hamstring, Welsh is focused on the accomplishments of Florida State's starting quarterback, Chris Weinke.


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Women's cross country races in Pre-Nationals

The Virginia women's cross country team dealt with as much adversity as it had ever faced Saturday at the annual Pre-Nationals Meet in the Ames, Iowa, but it still managed to finish a respectable 17th place.


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Cavaliers shut down Dukes

Less than three minutes into Saturday night's game against the James Madison Dukes, Virginia center midfielder Lori Lindsey scored a spectacular goal to start off what would become a 3-0 victory for the Cavalier women's soccer team. Lindsey received a cross on the ground from forward Darci Borski that seemed intended for fellow forward Alyssa Benitez.


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Men's basketball lands commitment from Clark

With guards Jermaine Harper and Keith Jenifer already on board for the 2001-02 season, the Virginia men's basketball program received a third verbal commitment yesterday when Jason Clark announced his intention to wear the orange and blue. "I felt Virginia was the best place for me," Clark told recruiting Web site InsidersReport.com.


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Good Enough

Leaves may be withering and falling all over Grounds, but on the University Hall Turf Field, Carrie Goodloe already is blooming for the Virginia field hockey team. Goodloe has scored 16 of her 18 points this season in the Cavs' last five games and looks as though she is getting better and better with every game. "I've just been working really hard," she said.


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Women's hoops loses two recruits for 2000

Brandi Teamer and Joanna Kemp, previously the two tallest members of the Virginia women's basketball freshman class, will not play this season, The Daily Progress reported yesterday. Teamer, a 6-foot-2 power forward from Joliet, Ill., has been declared academically ineligible to attend Virginia.


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Swanson's Song

Virginia women's soccer coach Steve Swanson has his own unwritten "Zero Tolerance" policy. It does not cover NCAA eligibility infractions or illegal athletic gambling.


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Thiele runs to success as Cav senior captain

For those of you who think student-athletes are stupid, meet Bob Thiele. He'll change your mind. Thiele, a senior captain of the men's cross country team, defies the stereotype of the academically challenged jock.


Latest Podcast

Today, we sit down with both the president and treasurer of the Virginia women's club basketball team to discuss everything from making free throws to recent increased viewership in women's basketball.