For the fourth year in a row, representatives of the Autonomy Five conferences met at the NCAA’s annual convention to approve additional protections and benefits for students who play intercollegiate sports.
Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam released the following statement in response to the NCAA decision to relocate championships from North Carolina for the 2016-17 academic year.
The NCAA announced that Charlottesville, Va., has been selected as one of 16 regional host sites for the 2016 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.
On Friday, ticket books for potential NCAA Baseball Regional and Super Regional tournaments at Davenport Field go on sale at 9 a.m.
The 14th-seeded and No. 14 Virginia (18-10) women’s tennis team will face third-seeded and third-ranked North Carolina (31-2) Thursday.
The Virginia men’s and women’s tennis teams will host NCAA Tournament first and second round play at Snyder Tennis Center.
The No. 13 William & Mary football team’s first round NCAA Playoff game against Duquesne will be broadcast live by ESPN3 and is available by clicking here. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.
Nine members of the Virginia men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete this week at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by the University of Oregon.
UVA rallied from a 3-0 eighth-inning deficit with a five-run rally punctuated by a three-run double by left fielder Kevin Doherty, and the Cavs defeated Maryland., 5-3, on Friday in Game 1 of the Charlottesville Super Regional.
Nobody is thinking UVA baseball as the NCAA Tournament gets under way Friday with regional action at 16 sites across the country. The UVA Sports Today team – host Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham – is thinking UVA baseball. Chris and Jeff break down the Lake Elsinore Regional.
The UVA baseball team opens NCAA tournament play at 6 p.m. ET on Friday as it takes on Southern California in the NCAA Lake Elsinore Regional in Lake Elsinore, Calif. UCSB is the region’s top seed and will host the event at Lake Elsinore Diamond, home of the Lake Elsinore Storm, the high-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres.
Athletic teams from Atlantic Coast Conference institutions continue to be among the top percentage of those at Division I colleges and universities that meet standards and excel academically, as reflected by Academic Progress Rate (APR) data released by the NCAA on Wednesday.
It didn’t look like UVA baseball was even bound for the ACC Tournament. A late-season surge has the Cavs headed to California for the opening weekend of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham breaks down the Lake Elsinore Regional being hosted by top seed UC-Santa Barbara. Can the ‘Hoos pull the upset and advance to Super Regional play for the sixth time in seven years? Guess ‘Hoo thinks it will happen?
The NCAA, by and large, likes to keep teams as close to home as possible for the first weekend of the baseball postseason. For a team like Virginia, which will be on the road for the regionals for the first time since 2009, the list of nearby options isn’t long at all.
The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 16 regional sites for the 69th annual NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. For the first time since 2009, UVA (34-22) is not a regional host site.
Five Richmond athletic teams were recognized by the NCAA on Wednesday for ranking in the top 10 in the nation for their respective sports in Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores.
For the first time in school history, the UVA men’s tennis team has a pair of semifinalists at the NCAA Singles Championship. Ryan Shane (Falls Church, Va.) and Thai-Son Kwiatkowski (Charlotte, N.C.) both won three-set quarterfinal matches Saturday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center on the campus of Baylor University.
The Atlantic Coast Conference leads all Power 5 conferences with 82 teams among its current membership recognized in the latest report card on the NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) Public Recognition Awards released on Wednesday.
UVA baseball entered 2015 with the highest of expectations. Preseason #1 in some polls, consensus top three across the board, coming off the deepest of runs in Omaha, it was College World Series-or-Bust for the Cavs, who brought back their top three starting pitchers from 2014 at the top of an embarrassingly deep pitching staff.
On championship Friday at the 2015 National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) and National Dance Alliance (NDA) Collegiate Championships, James Madison’s Dukettes earned a national championship in their division while JMU cheerleading placed fourth in their competition.
With Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow in foul trouble in Monday’s NCAA title game, it seemed Duke was on the ropes. Turns out it was the best thing that could have happened for the Blue Devils’ chances.
Let’s look at the ACC bubble teams the way the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee will. No more BPI, no KenPom, no record in the last 12.
There are five ACC teams in the Top 15 of the two national polls. Are there others from the nation’s best basketball conference that could be in line to punch a ticket to March Madness?
The headlines today out of Happy Valley, Pa., have the NCAA about to restore 112 Penn State football wins previously vacated in the final years of the Joe Paterno era in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
A group of 80 members from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC will meet Saturday, Jan. 17 at the NCAA Convention to begin a new era of autonomy aimed at protecting and improving the college experience for student-athletes.