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Tuesday 05/24/2016
Notebook: Who would start if UVa reaches ACC Tournament final?

The 2016 Wahoos (36-18) open ACC Tournament play Thursday against Clemson in Durham. The goal is to first win a pool that includes the Tigers, Wake Forest and Louisville. From there, it’s a noon, Sunday, game for the title. Ace Connor Jones is expected to start against Clemson. Alec Bettinger will go against the Demon Deacons on Friday. Haseley will go against the Cardinals on Saturday. As for who gets the if necessary Sunday assignment?

Virginia to face Ohio State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge for second straight season

Virginia won’t be playing Purdue in this season’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge after all.

Monday 05/23/2016
Cavaliers one win away from NCAA title

Virginia will play No. 11 Oklahoma at 5 p.m. in the national championship match on Tuesday.

Virginia announces Starsia's departure from lacrosse program

Virginia has confirmed the departure of longtime men’s lacrosse coach Dom Starsia via a press release.

Starsia out as Virginia lacrosse coach

Sources have confirmed to The Daily Progress that the longtime Virginia men’s lacrosse coach’s contract will not be renewed.

Jones edged by Louisville's Harrington for ACC Pitcher of the Year

Besides being right-handed, Connor Jones has learned the other difference between he and Virginia’s most recent starting pitchers to be named first-team All-ACC.

UVa expected to host Purdue in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

It looks like fans who were pining for another installment of the budding Virginia-Michigan State rivalry will have to wait.

Sunday 05/22/2016
Virginia begins ACC baseball tournament against Clemson

The Virginia baseball team, the No. 3 seed in the ACC Tournament, will take on No. 6 Clemson in first-round action.

Leaving no doubt

The No. 1 Virginia men's tennis team rolled past No. 9 Florida in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament and will face No. 13 California next.

ACC Tournament: Schedule set, Virginia to open Thursday against Clemson

UVa hasn't won the ACC Tournament since 2011.

Saturday 05/21/2016
Haseley's complete game helps Cavaliers complete sweep

Brian O’Connor, a pitcher turned coach, moved into a tie for most wins in Virginia baseball history Saturday as Adam Haseley threw a complete game and the ninth-ranked Cavaliers closed the regular season with a 4-1 victory and series sweep of Virginia Tech.

Virginia women's tennis team's NCAA Tournament run ends

The road to a berth in the NCAA Tournament Final Four — a place the Virginia women’s tennis team had never been — stopped one win short against Vanderbilt in the Elite Eight.

Friday 05/20/2016
Virginia holds off Oklahoma State to reach NCAA Round of 8

No. 1 UVa narrowly escaped an upset bid from the No. 16 Cowboys, advancing to the Elite Eight with a 4-2 victory.

Virginia walks off with fifth straight series win

The more they win and the closer the schedule gets to the NCAA Tournament, the 2016 Virginia Cavaliers are going to get compared to the 2015 version that captured the national title.

Thursday 05/19/2016
Virginia wins series opener against Virginia Tech

Connor Jones lasted long enough to be in line for his sixth consecutive victory. Cam Simmons, Matt Thaiss and Kevin Doherty took it from there as UVa beat the Hokies, 8-3, in the series opener at Davenport Field.

UVa's Shane trying to get back on track in NCAA Tournament

No doubt, Virginia will need a better version of Shane as it continues its quest for a second straight team title in Tulsa against Oklahoma State in Friday’s quarterfinals.

College football: ACC announces early season start times for Hokies, Cavaliers

Virginia Tech’s Justin Fuente and Virginia’s Bronco Mendenhall will both have afternoon debuts with their respective schools this fall.

Kickoff time for Cavaliers' season opener announced

The Virginia football team’s season opener against Richmond will kick off at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 3 at Scott Stadium and be broadcast on ESPN3.com, the school announced on Thursday as the Atlantic Coast Conference released its early season TV schedule.

Virginia softball coach steps down after three seasons

Virginia softball coach Blake Miller has resigned after three seasons with the program, the school announced on Thursday.  

UVa women's tennis team tops UNC to reach NCAA quarterfinals

After two defeats at the hands of the Tar Heels earlier in the season — 4-3 on March 4 and 4-1 on April 23 — the No. 14 Cavaliers (19-10) topped UNC (31-3) with a 4-2 decision in the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 Thursday.

Wednesday 05/18/2016
Nearing history, Virginia's O'Connor isn't slowing down at building his powerhouse

On Davenport Field’s edge, a good long toss beyond the backstop, Brian O’Connor lounged in a maroon leather chair. His legs were crossed, his head rested against a paneled wall of Virginia’s recent accomplishments.

Susi finds her groove for Virginia women's tennis team

It’s obvious what Mark Guilbeau needs to do if the Virginia women’s tennis team is to advance past the NCAA Tournament’s Round of 16.

Tuesday 05/17/2016
Virginia Tech baseball struggles through trying season

One of the worst seasons in Virginia Tech baseball history will come to an end this week.

Virginia football team adds Arizona State transfer

Jack Powers, a 6-foot-6 290-pounder who played offensive tackle for Arizona State, is joining the Cavaliers as a defensive end.

Q&A: Catching up with Virginia basketball signee Kyle Guy

Between playing in the McDonald’s All-American Game and being named Indiana’s Mr. Basketball, the last few months have been a whirlwind for Kyle Guy — the most highly rated member of Virginia’s four-member incoming recruiting class.

Littlepage declines to confirm reports of Starsia's departure

Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage declined to confirm reports that longtime lacrosse coach Dom Starsia would not return next season.

Rain washes out Virginia's game with Richmond

The Cavaliers and Spiders won't reschedule Tuesday's contest. 

Monday 05/16/2016
Simmons thriving late in Cavs' lineup

Cam Simmons is batting .371 over Virginia’s past nine games, a three-week span that’s seen the No. 9 Wahoos go 8-1.

Sunday 05/15/2016
Ratcliffe: O'Connor finds the way again

After some early struggles, the Virginia baseball team has gotten hot thanks to some tinkering by coach Brian O'Connor and staff

Georgia Tech snaps Virginia win streak

Georgia Tech used the long ball to earn a 5-4 victory over Virginia, ending the Cavaliers' streak of victories at eight.

Virginia men's tennis defeats Penn State

Thai-Son Kwiatkowski was especially strong on the court as Virginia advanced to the Round of 16 with a 4-1 victory over Penn State.

Saturday 05/14/2016
Cavaliers jump on Jackets early, clinch fourth straight series

By the midway point of Saturday’s game, the only drama remaining for Virginia’s offense was if and when the Cavaliers would produce something other than a single.

UVa women's tennis team reaches round of 16 for sixth straight season

Stephanie Nauta doesn’t like it when her boyfriend watches her matches.

Ratcliffe: Tennis power Boland has built on full display in NCAA Tournament

When No. 1-seeded Virginia swept past Monmouth by a 4-0 score Saturday to set up Sunday’s NCAA second round match with 37th-seed Penn State, it was a good time for Cavaliers coach Brian Boland to reflect upon the program he has built.

Cavaliers cruise to NCAA second round in Ritschard's return

Alexander Ritschard had a flashback after he blasted an ace down the middle to close out his victory over Monmouth’s Gomez Estrada in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.

Virginia wins seventh straight ACC rowing title

The No. 5 Virginia rowing team won all five races on Saturday to claim its seventh consecutive ACC championship Saturday in Clemson, South Carolina.

Friday 05/13/2016
Another complete-game gem from Jones lifts Cavs

Virginia beat the Yellow Jackets, 6-3, on Friday at home.

Wingo's win sparks UVa women's tennis team's rout

Having not been in the lineup in six weeks, having just gotten over a case of strep throat and having never played in the NCAA Tournament, you wouldn’t have picked Taylor Wingo to be the first Virginia player to win a singles match against Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday afternoon at Snyder Tennis Center.

Johns Hopkins ends Virginia's season in NCAA first round

The Virginia women’s lacrosse team’s season ended with a 12-10 loss to Johns Hopkins in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday in College Park, Maryland.

Doubles will play vital role for UVa in NCAA Tournament

With an eight-game pro set, college tennis doubles matches were always considered something of a roll of the dice, but with new rules this season they’ve become — to a certain extent — a total crapshoot.

Thursday 05/12/2016
Virginia baseball team hopes to boost NCAA regional resume

In its latest Field of 64 projection, D1Baseball.com has the Cavaliers (31-17, 14-10 ACC) hosting an NCAA Regional. Baseball America, using a similar formula, has Virginia traveling to Coastal Carolina for the tournament’s opening weekend.

ACC adds football replay-review center to aid game officials

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — The Atlantic Coast Conference is expanding its replay review system for football to include a review center at the league office to work with on-site officials this fall.

Cavalier focusing on the little things heading into NCAA Tournament

Virginia women’s lacrosse coach Julie Myers didn’t mince words following her team’s loss to Duke in last month’s ACC Tournament quarterfinals.

Boland announces the return of Ritschard

The Virginia men’s tennis team just got a big shot in the arm, or, perhaps in this case, the shoulder.

Wednesday 05/11/2016
Ratcliffe: Cavaliers confident heading into loaded NCAA men's golf regional

Bowen Sargent is taking his Virginia men’s golf team into a loaded NCAA regional this weekend, but he believes the Cavaliers are ready for the challenge.

Former Virginia pitcher shines in Orioles' win over Twins

Former Virginia pitcher Tyler Wilson gave up two runs and six hits in seven innings to help the Baltimore Orioles pick up a 9-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.

Littlepage noncommittal on Starsia's return to UVa lacrosse program

Virginia lacrosse coach Dom Starsia’s return for a 25th season looks up in the air. The Hall of Famer doesn’t have a contract for next season, and late Tuesday night UVa Athletic Director Craig Littlepage was noncommittal when asked about his status.

Tuesday 05/10/2016
Virginia RB Harbison reportedly transferring

Tre Harbison, the headliner to Virginia’s 2016 recruiting class, is leaving the program after one spring season.

Shambora a surprising standout in Virginia's bullpen

Prior to Derek Casey suffering an injury on April 21, 2015, Tyler Shambora was a relative unknown to those associated with the Virginia baseball program.

Virginia signee named nation’s top prep boys soccer player

Lucas Mendes of Washington-Lee High School in Arlington was named the 2015-16 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year on Tuesday.

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