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Moses forgoes NCAA eligibility

Established as a good bet for Olympic gold after breezing to a pair of world records two months ago, Virginia swimmer Ed Moses has decided to give up his final two years of NCAA eligibility. Moses is sifting through endorsement deals and stands to receive substantial bonuses from U.S.A.


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Mathis chooses Cavs over Yellow Jackets

After a lengthy courtship of J.C. Mathis, Pete Gillen and the Virginia coaching staff finally got their man when the 6-foot-8 New York recruit committed to the Cavaliers two weeks ago. Mathis, a 220-pound forward from John F.


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Scott leaves as Cavalier record setter

At least this rejection letter was personalized. Some students don't even get that concession. "Dear Mary," it began, "Thank you for your interest in the University of Virginia volleyball program..." But no thanks.


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Frustrating career comes to a close for Dersch

Four years ago, Willie Dersch graduated from Holy Cross High School, ready to take the ACC by storm after a high school career in which he was named a McDonald's All-American and was honored as the best basketball player in the state of New York. This weekend, Dersch graduates from the University of Virginia, ready to prove himself in the world of investment banking after a college basketball career in which he failed to reach the lofty goals established for him by recruiting experts and Cavalier fans. Dersch arrived in Charlottesville bearing the burden of what now look like unrealistic expectations.


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Rainy spring brings slippery time of ups-and-downs for Virginia sports

I missed it last year. Dom Starsia and his always- a-bridesmaid-never-a-bride band of Cavaliers deked and juked their way to the 1999 NCAA men's lacrosse title, past the national rivals that always used to trip them up just short - and I missed it. Such are the consequences of those few weeks during finals each semester when the honest, hard-working folks who lovingly craft your Cavalier Daily each and every day succumb to the reality that they might actually have to study for those three-hour examinations looming on the horizon.


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Are you gonna swing my way?

For any golfer to have a good outing, each phase of his game needs to come together smoothly. That means the long game, the short game, tee shots and putts all have to work - it does not hurt to have luck on his side too. The case is not much different for the Virginia men's golf team.


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Rowers thrive despite lack of

Not many students know about the Virginia rowing team. Most are not aware that while the men rowers have club sport status, the women are recognized as a varsity sport.


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Etu qualifies for Olympic Trials

Virginia wrestler Josh Etu qualified for the Olympic Trials yesterday after finishing seventh at the 2000 U.S National Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas with a record of 3-2.


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Men's hoops leads in race for Mathis

Twenty-four hours before his son makes a final official visit to Georgia Tech, Johnny Mathis confirmed for the first time what had been speculated for months: Virginia is the heavy favorite in the heated race to land J.C.


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Softball sweeps two from East Carolina

With one swing of the bat, the Cav softball team took the wind out of the Pirates' sails and swept both games of a doubleheader yesterday against East Carolina at The Park. After being down 5-0 after two innings, the Cavaliers (24-34, 3-3 ACC) took matters into their own hands.


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Men's lacrosse earns ACC annual awards

The Virginia men's lacrosse program claimed two of the three annual ACC awards Tuesday. Drew McKnight was named the conference Player of the Year and coach Dom Starsia was named Coach of the Year. McKnight's selection marks the second year in a row that a Cavalier has been selected ACC Player of the Year; current Virginia asst.


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Anna-tude

Anna Prillaman is competitive, composed and confident without being cocky -qualities the Virginia women's basketball program hopes will make her a star.


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Jenkins named lax player of week

Virginia men's lacrosse player David Jenkins was named Division I Player of the Week for his instrumental role in helping the Cavaliers claim their second straight ACC championship over the weekend.


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