What happened to all the talk? A month ago, fans were lamenting over the Virginia men's soccer team's last place finish in the ACC and saying how the team's great dynasty was over. But now that the Cavaliers are in the final eight of the NCAA Tournament, one win away from going to Charlotte for the College Cup, soccer's Final Four, their seven regular season losses are a world away. All the college coaches who complained that it was unfair that the Cavaliers received the sixth seed in the tournament after entering with the most losses of all 32 teams are eerily silent now that the Cavs are one of only three seeded teams still alive. A month ago, you also would have heard about how this team was too young and too inexperienced to do anything but wait until next year.
The Virginia volleyball team faces a stern test in its second trip to the NCAA Tournament, as it tackles Pac-10 power Arizona in the first round. The Cavaliers (19-11, 9-7 ACC) square off with the No.
Pete Rose was on TV again the other night. He just won't shut up. Baseball's all-time hit king spent his Tuesday night blathering to ESPN's Bob Ley on "SportsCenter" that his lifetime ban from the game should be lifted.
After tallying a career-high 21 points Sunday in the Virginia women's basketball team's 85-64 win over Washington in the third-place game of the Rainbow Wahine Classic, first-year sensation Schuye LaRue was named ACC Rookie of the Week. A product of Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington D.C., LaRue averaged 19 points and 8.6 rebounds per contest during Virginia's three-game Hawaiian swing.
One would think the graduation of two All-Americans would spell doom for this year's Cavalier wrestling squad, but nothing could be farther from the truth. "Although we did lose two All-Americans, we still have the ability to achieve much success," 165-pound third-year Greg Francesca said. "Our goal each year is to win the ACC Championships," Cav Coach Lenny Bernstein said.
The Virginia men's basketball team lost to Minnesota last night, 74-62, as part of the ACC-Big 10 Challenge. Travis Watson led the Cavaliers (4-2) with 16 points in the loss. Terrance Simmons scored 15 for the Gophers (4-0), while Joel Przybilla poured in 14. Up next, the Cavs face St.
Who knew it would happen so fast? Anyone who is a fourth year or knows a fourth year has probably grown accustomed to counting the lasts.
As the Virginia men's basketball team prepares to face Minnesota for the fourth time ever in the ACC/Big-10 Challenge tonight, the Cavaliers should be able to see how far they have come in just one year. What a difference a year should make for the Cavaliers -- where the starting lineup will not be required to tackle its Big Ten foe for the entire game.
For the second straight season and only the second time in school history, the Virginia volleyball team is headed to the NCAA Championship Tournament. After finishing their regular season with Saturday's 3-0 sweep of American, the Cavaliers (19-11, 9-7 ACC) received the bid Sunday evening. Virginia is scheduled to play Arizona Thursday on the University of Texas-Austin campus in the first round. Last season the Cavs virtually were assured of a berth after finishing the regular season second in the ACC.
The Virginia men's soccer team scored three unanswered goals in the first half on their way to a 3-1 victory over Brown in front of 2,284 spectators at Klöckner Stadium Sunday. Virginia (14-8-1) had Brown's number early, with first-year forward Ryan Gibbs scoring in the second minute of play off a Kenny Arena assist.