After a furious comeback and a heartbreaking loss in the Men's Tennis team finals, five Hoos competed in the NCAA Singles Championships: Michael Shabaz, Alex Domijan, Saman Singh, Jarmere Jenkins and Drew Courtney. Fourth-year Shabaz advanced the furthest of any Cavalier, defeating Henrique Cunha of Duke 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 on Saturday to reach the semifinals for the first time in his career.
Virginia almost pulled off a comeback for the ages this afternoon in the championship match of the NCAA Men's Tennis tournament, but fell just short of the first national championship in school history, losing to Southern Cal, 4-3. It was Virginia's first loss of the season, and one of the most heartbreaking losses in recent memory.
With a 4-2 win over Ohio State in the NCAA Tournament semi-finals, the Virginia men's tennis team continued a season for the ages by earning a place in the tourney's championship match. The final, which takes place on Tuesday, will be a battle of heavyweights, as the top-ranked and undefeated Cavaliers will face two-time defending champions USC.
With a dominant 4-0 victory over #18 Illinois, the top-ranked University of Virginia men's tennis team advanced yesterday to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tennis Tournament. It is the seventh consecutive trip to the quarterfinals for the Hoos, who will next play the host Stanford Cardinal on Saturday.
In a season of historic first for the Virginia women's tennis program, another entry or two can now be added to the ledger. With a 4-2 victory over ACC-rival NC State in yesterday's second round, the Cavaliers have advanced to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.
As expected, Saturday was another excellent day for the Virginia men's and women's tennis teams in the NCAA Tournament.
The top-ranked Virginia Men's Tennis squad opened up the 2011 NCAA Tournament in style this afternoon at Snyder Tennis Center, with a dominant 4-0 victory against overmatched Sacred Heart. It took less than two hours for the Hoos to earn their 30th victory of the season (against no losses), the fifth consecutive season Virginia has reached that mark.
The University of Virginia received an abundance of good news when the NCAA announced the brackets for the men's and women's NCAA Tennis Tournaments. For the second consecutive year, both the Virginia men's and women's tennis teams will host NCAA Tournament first and second round play.
Five members of the Virginia men's tennis team were named to the All-ACC Men's Tennis Team, conference officials announced Thursday. Alex Domijan was named ACC Freshman of the Year and Brian Boland was named ACC Coach of the Year.
If and when CB Ras-I Dowling is selected in the 2011 NFL Draft, it will mark the 28th consecutive year that a University of Virginia football player has been chosen. Here's a brief look back at UVa's NFL Draft history.
Recently, the NFL Draft has been the highlight of the year for many Virginia football fans; despite often poor play on the field, UVa has generally been well-represented on Draft day over the years. The 2011 Draft will not go down as the best draft, from a UVa perspective, but some Cavaliers will be watching the proceedings anxiously.
The beat rolls on for the brilliant top-ranked University of Virginia Men's Tennis team, as they claimed the program's fifth straight ACC Championship (and the 7th in 8 years). In the final, the Cavaliers (29-0) blanked #13 Duke, 4-0.
For UVa student-athletes in the spring sports, the upcoming weekend will be one of the busiest -- and most important -- of the season. Men's golf, men's & women's tennis, rowing, men's lacrosse, and the track & field teams will all compete in the ACC championships in the coming days.
Another brilliant weekend of play for the Virginia men's tennis team. Another ACC regular season championship, the program's eighth consecutive title. A fifth straight undefeated conference season.
Joanne Boyle was officially introduced today as the fourth head coach in Virginia women's basketball history.
The Virginia men's and women's tennis programs continued their brilliant seasons with dominant victories over Wake Forest this weekend.
The top-ranked Virginia men's tennis team extends their ACC-record conference winning streak to 69 with a resounding victory over #10 Duke.
Virginia's fourth year tennis standout Michael Shabaz was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week, the second consecutive week (and fourth time this season) he has garnered such acclaim.
The Virginia women's tennis team suffered their first loss of the conference season, dropping a 4-3 decision to Maryland at College Park. Virginia, ranked 11th in the country, dropped to 13-3 overall and 2-1 in the ACC.
The Virginia men's tennis team survived a scare this afternoon at the hands of #6 Texas before ultimately prevailing 5-2.
Virginia women's tennis continues to roll, defeating Boston College 6-1. The Cavaliers remain undefeated in the ACC>