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Could UVA suddenly be the team to beat in the ACC Coastal?

UVA fans who are superstitious about everything, like me, won’t want to hear this, but, yeah, your football team might right now be the best in the ACC Coastal Division.

UVA thumps Louisville in ACC opener, 27-3

UVA football found out something about itself on Saturday: that it can win when people expect it. The ‘Hoos pulled away in the second half, getting 275 total yards and three touchdowns from quarterback Bryce Perkins, while holding Louisville to 214 yards total offense, in a 27-3 win.

Three plays inside the 3: Goal line stand keys UVA win

It’s easy to forget a third-quarter goal-line stand in a game you win 27-3. But maybe UVA doesn’t win 27-3 if it doesn’t get three stops inside the 3.

Inside the Numbers: UVA wins in a rout over Louisville

Let’s start with third-down efficiency. UVA was 9-of-16 on third downs in its 27-3 win over Louisville.

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall on win over Louisville

UVA football coach Bronco Mendenhall talks with reporters after the 'Hoos defeated Louisville, 27-3, on Saturday.

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Women’s soccer: No. 4 UVA wins 2-1 at No. 12 Duke

- UVA recorded its first ACC win of the season on Sunday afternoon as the No. 4 'Hoos (8-1-0, 1-1-0 ACC) picked up a 2-1 victory over No. 12 Duke (8-2-1, 2-1-0 ACC) at Koskinen Stadium.
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Field hockey: No. 10 UVA wins 1-0 at Northeastern

- The No. 10 UVA field hockey team (4-4) closed out its swing through the Boston area with a 1-0 victory over Northeastern (2-7) on Sunday (Sept. 23) in Dedham, Mass.

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Live Blog: UVA football opens ACC play at home against Louisville

- Join AFP editor Chris Graham on our live blog for coverage of ACC football as UVA (2-1) faces Louisville (2-1). Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville.
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Field hockey: No. 10 UVA falls 2-0 at No. 9 Boston College

- The No. 10 UVA field hockey team (3-4, 1-1 ACC) fell 2-0 to No. 9 Boston College (5-3, 1-1 ACC) on Friday (Sept. 21) in Newton, Mass.

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ACC releases 2018-19 UVA women’s basketball schedule

- The ACC released the 2018-19 women's basketball schedules for its member institutions on Tuesday (Sept. 18). UVA will play 29 regular-season games, including 16 contests at John Paul Jones Arena.
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Chris Graham breaks down UVA football ACC opener vs. Louisville: Video

- AFP editor Chris Graham breaks down UVA football's ACC opener Saturday against Louisville.

 

 

AFP Editor Chris Graham

chris graham espnChris Graham, the editor of AugustaFreePress.com, an award-winning journalist and editor, is a 1994 graduate of the University of Virginia, and has covered Virginia politics since 1997.

An author of six books, Chris also co-wrote a book on the history of University of Virginia basketball, Mad About U: Four Decades of Basketball at University Hall, which was published in 2006.

Chris has covered University of Virginia sports since 1995, and is a commentator on ESPN3 college football and baseball broadcasts.

This fall, Chris will serve as the play-by-play voice on radio broadcasts for VMI football, marking his fourth season as a broadcaster for Keydets’ radio broadcasts.

He is a member of the Football Writers Assocation of America, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

From 2009-2014, Chris was the play-by-play voice of the Waynesboro Generals, a team competing in the Valley Baseball League, a premier college summer baseball league affiliated with Major League Baseball and the NCAA.

The former co-host of “ACC Nation,” a syndicated radio show that ran for four years, ending in 2007, Chris is currently a contributor to “The Mark Moses Show” on 95.9-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla.

Chris also served as a member of the creative team and on-air TV commentator for Awesome Wrestling Entertainment on AWE’s Night of the Legends live pay-per-view event in 2011.

Chris wrote a book on that experience, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, that was published in 2018.

He is also the former co-host of “Viewpoints” on WVPT, a weekly news affairs TV show that aired from 2016-2017.

Books by Chris Graham

The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever

Chris Graham offers a glimpse behind the curtain of the pro wrestling business in his new book, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, the inside story of the 2011 Night of Legends, a live pay-per-view event featuring stars including WWE Hall of Famers Kevin Nash, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and The Rock ‘n Roll Express that was met with almost universally negative reviews.
Read for free: click here.

Mad About U: Four Decades of at University Hall, by Chris Graham and Patrick Hite, is a look at the players, coaches and memories of University Hall at the University of Virginia. From Barry Parkhill’s last-second shot to knock off No. 2 South Carolina to the struggles faced by coaches Barbara Kelly and Dan Bonner in the early years of UVa. women’s basketball to the excitement of the early 1980s in the House that Ralph Built to the move to JPJ – it’s all here.

 

 

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