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Mike Webb

Virginia barely edges Wake Forest

History does repeat itself. The Virginia women's basketball team (14-8, 5-4 ACC) notched its 47th consecutive win against Wake Forest (11-9, 3-6) with an energetic double-overtime 76-73 victory at University Hall yesterday. Virginia sophomore forward Schuye LaRue, benched in the first half for being late to the pregame shoot-around, brought much needed scoring and intensity to the overtime periods.

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.

Team George cruises to IM basketball title

With youthful endurance as its sixth man, Team George rolled over Jim and the Scrubs with an 82-57 victory Tuesday night to capture the 2000 Summer Intramural Basketball Championship.

Baseball earns series win over No. 10 UNC

The only things hotter than the heat-radiating bleachers at the U.Va Baseball Field yesterday were Tim LaVigne's bat and Brandon Creswell's arm. The hitting-pitching combination cleared the way for Virginia to take a 10-6 victory against No.

Baseball seeks to batter North Carolina

The Virginia baseball team looks to improve on its seventh-place standing in the ACC in its three-game series against North Carolina this weekend. The Cavs (17-23-1, 5-10 ACC) lost Wednesday to Virginia Tech in a 10-inning heartbreaker.

Men's soccer signs quartet of recruits

After strong ACC and NCAA Tournament runs last year, Virginia men's soccer successfully courted and signed newcomers Alecko Eskandarian, Ryan Kelly, Jake LeBlanc and Matt Oliver for the 2000 season. Eskandarian, Kelly and LeBlanc will strengthen the midfield and forward positions, while Oliver will solidify the defense. Eskandarian and Kelly both honed their scoring skills playing high school soccer in New Jersey.

Cavaliers down Eagles to advance to Sweet 16

Relentless perimeter defense and clutch three-point shooting propelled the fourth-seeded Virginia women's basketball team into the third round of the NCAA Tournament with a 74-70 win over fifth-seeded Boston College Sunday night in University Hall before a crowd of 4,890. In winning their 15th straight home game, the Cavaliers (25-8) earned a date with top seed Tennessee in the Mideast Regional in Memphis, their first Sweet Sixteen appearance in three years.

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