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Men's soccer stays perfect against Rams

Alecko Eskandarian is not Brandi Chastain. She took her shirt off. Last night, when the freshman forward ended a long night for the Virginia men's soccer team, he simply pulled his over his head. In the 10th minute of overtime against Virginia Commonwealth, Eskandarian corralled a pass from junior forward Sheldon Barnes on the left side of the goal mouth, dribbled past the fallen goalkeeper and tapped home a shot to give the No.


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Dantzing to Victory

It's always fun to sit back and think "what if?" What if the earth was flat? What if the moon was made of green cheese?


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Conquering the Green

Lewis Chitengwa thrives on distinction and challenge. Right now, he has both. As the only black African-born player on a major U.S.


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Zwarich shatters kills mark in marathon Cav win

Led by a record-breaking performance from senior middle blocker Deanna Zwarich, the Cavalier women's volleyball team ended a four-match losing streak by squeezing out a three-hour 3-2 win against Duke. The Cavs (5-6, 1-0 ACC) had to rally to take the last two games after the Blue Devils (9-4, 0-1) grabbed a 2-1 lead. "We started out well and then relaxed a little bit in the second and third games," Zwarich said.


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Golfers seize second place in tournament

The Virginia men's golf team was in the lead through 36 holes of play at the Coca-Cola Tennessee Tournament of Champions, but Louisiana State grabbed the lead in yesterday's final round, relegating the Cavs to second. The Cavaliers shot an eight-under par 856, while the Tigers won with a 13-under 851. Cav senior Cameron Yancey led the field in individual competition before yesterday's round, but he finished in sixth with a four-under 212.


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Proving Her Net Worth

Intimidating. That's what you think when you see a field hockey goalkeeper. It's the loads of padding she wears that make her appear twice as big.


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After Duke, Cavs set for Clemson

While looking ahead to Saturday's game against Clemson, Virginia football coach George Welsh also took time to reflect on his team's performance against Duke yesterday. Welsh heaped praise on senior quarterback Dan Ellis, who threw for 333 yards and three touchdowns Saturday, both season highs. "He's making quicker decisions," Welsh said.


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Gibbs nets two,

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--Three days after his teammate Sheldon Barnes came off the bench to beat Northeastern with three goals, Ryan Gibbs decided it was his turn to shine. Gibbs, a sophomore reserve forward, entered the No.


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Moses swims his way to silver in Olympics

Early yesterday morning, U.S. swimmer Ed Moses was half a world away, applying the finishing strokes to a performance that earned him an Olympic silver medal in the men's 100-meter breaststroke. Moses, a third-year College student who swam for the Cavaliers for two seasons, finished in 1 minute, 0.73 seconds, only 27 hundredths of a second behind Italy's Domenico Fioravanti.


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Cavalier seniors earn preseason tennis rankings

After posting successful seasons in the spring, Virginia tennis players Brian Vahaly and Huntley Montgomery earned national collegiate preseason rankings for the 2000-01 season. Vahaly is ranked third in the nation for singles and Montgomery is 27th.


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