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Virginia eyes NCAA success

[caption id="attachment_41494" align="alignleft" width="161" caption="Senior Ryan Collins wrapped up a strong indoor campaign by winning his third-consecutive ACC crown in the 5000m with a blistering time of 14:07.68.

Runners rack up victories

The Virginia track and field team collected a handful of accolades following a solid overall performance at the 2011 ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend. Friday night, redshirt senior Ryan Collins became the first conference performer to win three-straight ACC titles in the 5000m.

Cavaliers prepare for Wake, Duke

The Virginia volleyball team will close out its season on the road beginning this weekend against Wake Forest and Duke. The Cavaliers (13-14, 7-10 ACC) are coming off a two-loss weekend during which they dropped matches against Clemson, 3-1, and Georgia Tech, 3-0. Facing Clemson Friday night, Virginia took the first set but was unable to overcome a strong surge by the Tigers. "One of the things that you have to take into consideration in competitive sports is the fact that when someone loses, especially when they are hosting the match, they're going to compete, and they're going to find ways to get better," Virginia coach Lee Maes said. During the Georgia Tech match, the Cavaliers came close in two sets but were unable to win the critical points to close them out. "With Georgia Tech, I think there was a lack of focus at specific times, and on defense I think some people weren't focused," sophomore setter Rachel Gray said.

Tough road tests doom Cavaliers

The Virginia volleyball team experienced a disappointing weekend on the road, dropping matches against both Clemson and Georgia Tech, 3-1 and 3-0, respectivey. The Cavaliers (13-14, 7-10 ACC) started off strong Friday night against the Tigers but could not maintain its momentum.

Team hits road for final stretch

The Virginia volleyball team begins the final fourth of conference play when it travels to Clemson tomorrow night before taking on Georgia Tech Sunday. The Cavaliers (13-12, 7-8 ACC) lost to Maryland Friday before rebounding to defeat Boston College two days later on Senior Night. "We had a good Senior Night, and I think we're just going to continue to win off of that," freshman middle hitter Mallory Woolridge said. Heading into this weekend, Virginia will focus on consistency, a season-long project that coach Lee Maes deems a "day-by-day" process. "It's going to be about doing a better job than we did this past weekend with our serving and be more consistent in the side-out process, especially with our passing," Maes said. Virginia is looking to take down Clemson (15-11, 6-9 ACC) for a second time after a thrilling five-set victory at Memorial Gymnasium Oct.

Team splits ACC home matches

[caption id="attachment_37993" align="alignleft" width="161" caption="Freshman outside hitter McKenzie Adams led Virginia with 13 kills against Boston College on Senior Night and six kills Friday night against Maryland.

Squad finishes home schedule

[caption id="attachment_37969" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="Freshman outside hitter McKenzie Adams recorded the game-winning kill against No.

Virginia hopes to avenge past losses

The Virginia volleyball team begins the back end of conference play this weekend, taking on Miami and Florida State at Memorial Gymnasium. The Cavaliers (10-11, 4-7 ACC) are hoping to turn the tables on the Hurricanes and Seminoles, who both decisively defeated the Cavaliers at their respective home courts in September. When the Cavaliers faced Miami, they boasted three players with double-doubles and five who tallied double-digit digs.

Cavs split matches

[caption id="attachment_37425" align="alignleft" width="197" caption="Freshman McKenzie Adams recorded 11 kills and 10 digs against N.C.

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