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Men’s tennis: No. 1 UVA advances to NCAA Round of 16

The No. 1 UVA men’s tennis team advanced to the Round of 16 of the 2016 NCAA Championship with a 4-1 victory over No. 37 Penn State.

Women’s lacrosse: No. 7 Virginia holds off No. 6 Penn State, 16-13

With the game tied 12-12, the No. 7 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (3-1) scored four-straight goals to hold off No. 6 Penn State (2-1) for a 16-13 win on Saturday.

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Field hockey: #9 UVA tops #7 Penn State in OT, 4-3

The No. 9 Virginia field hockey team (2-0) earned a 4-3 overtime victory over No. 7 Penn State (0-2) on Sunday (Aug. 30) at Turf Field in Charlottesville, Va.


Women’s Lacrosse: Penn State eliminates UVA from NCAA Tournament

The UVA women’s lacrosse team (12-7, 4-3 ACC), the No. 7 seed in the 2015 NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship, had its 2015 season come to an end with a 13-11 loss to Penn State (16-4, 4-1 Big Ten) in the tournament’s second-round on Sunday (May 10) at Klöckner Stadium.

#15 JMU women’s lacrosse rallies, tops #9 Penn State 13-12

Trailing by three goals with 22:44 to play, 15th-ranked James Madison women’s lacrosse finished the game on a 6-2 run to knock off No. 9 Penn State 13-12 on Wednesday afternoon at Penn State Lacrosse Field.

JoePa gets his wins back: The NCAA got what it wanted from Joe Paterno, moves on

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.

#4 UVA women’s soccer upsets #1 UCLA, 2-1, to reach College Cup

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Women’s College Cup for the second consecutive year by upsetting top-ranked and reigning national champion UCLA 2-1 Friday night at Drake Stadium.

UVA women’s lacrosse announces two hires

UVA women’s lacrosse head coach Julie Myers has announced the hiring of Lindsay Rogers as an assistant coach. Additionally, Marissa Peterson has joined the staff as the director of operations.

#6 UVA field hockey upended by 19 ODU, 1-0

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (12-5, 4-1 ACC) lost 1-0 to No. 19 Old Dominion (9-6, 2-1 Big East) on Sunday in the Cavaliers’ final home game of the 2014 season.

JMU men’s soccer battles UNC Wilmington to 1-1 draw

The James Madison men’s soccer team battled No. 25 UNCW to a 1-1 draw Saturdaynight at University Park in Colonial Athletic Association action.

JMU announces 2015 women’s lacrosse schedule

JMU head women’s lacrosse coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe released the team’s challenging 17-game schedule for the 2015 season Tuesday. The slate features seven teams that went to the 2014 NCAA Tournament, including national champion Maryland and national semifinalist Virginia.

Must-win game for UVA: with emphasis on must

Let me write now as a fan and alum as much as a journalist who has covered UVA football for 20 years. OK, so here goes: as a fan and alum, I want to see Mike London succeed, for lots of reasons.


Big 10, ACC, SEC foes highlight Liberty women’s basketball schedule

Head coach Carey Green has crafted an extremely challenging schedule for the 2014-15 Liberty women’s basketball team.

JMU men’s soccer tops UNCG for Coach Martin’s 350th

James Madison head men’s soccer coach Tom Martin picked up his 350th career win at JMU on Friday night as the Dukes topped UNCG 1-0 on the road for their first win of the 2014 season.

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#6 UVA field hockey faces Iowa on Thursday

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (1-1) closes out its season-opening road trip by taking on No. 20 Iowa (1-1) on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 3 p.m. local time (4 p.m. ET) in Iowa City, Iowa.

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#6 UVA field hockey loses at #8 Penn State, 3-0

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (1-1) fell 3-0 to No. 8 Penn State (2-0) on Sunday, Aug. 31 in University Park, Pennsylvania.

#6 UVA field hockey blanks William and Mary, 9-0

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team opened the 2014 campaign on Friday (Aug. 29) with a 9-0 victory at William & Mary.

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#6 UVA field hockey opens Friday with William and Mary

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team opens the 2014 season on Friday, Aug. 29 when it travels to Williamsburg, Virginia, to take on William & Mary at 4:30 p.m. at the newly-renovated Busch Field.


ACC field hockey news and notes

All seven ACC field hockey teams are ranked to start the season, including four teams in the top six spots.

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UVA soccer’s Morgan Brian nominated for ESPY

UVA rising senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) has been nominated for the 2014 ESPY award for Best Female College Athlete.

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UVa. men’s tennis heads to Georgia for Sweet 16

The fourth-seeded UVa. men’s tennis team begins play at the 2014 NCAA Championships on Friday as men’s round of 16 play is held at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia.

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#4 UVa. men’s tennis advances to NCAA Sweet 16

over No. 23 Penn State in a second round match Sunday at the Snyder Tennis Center.

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#4 UVa. men’s tennis defeats Army in NCAA first round

The fourth-ranked Virginia men’s tennis opened play in the 2014 NCAA Tournament with a 4-0 win over Army Saturday at the Boyd Tinsley Courts at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.

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Defending NCAA champ UVa. men’s tennis hosts NCAA tourney

The reigning NCAA champion UVa. men’s tennis team will begin its quest for another title this weekend by hosting first and second round action of the 2014 NCAA Tournament Saturday and Sunday at the Snyder Tennis Center.

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UVa. women’s lacrosse in NCAAs, gets first-round bye, home match on Sunday

The UVa. women’s lacrosse team (10-8) earned the No. 6 seed in the 2014 NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship and will be hosting first and second round games on Friday, May 9 and Sunday, May 11, at Klöckner Stadium after earning an at-large bid in the 26-team field.

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Three UVa. men’s tennis players selected for NCAA championships

The UVa. men’s tennis team had three individuals selected to compete in the 2014 NCAA Singles Championship, to be held May 21-26 at the Dan Magill Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Georgia.

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UVa. to host NCAA Women’s, Men’s Tennis Regionals

For the fifth consecutive year, both the UVa. men’s and women’s tennis teams will host NCAA Tournament first and second round play at the Snyder Tennis Center. The women’s regional will be Friday-Saturday, May 9-10, while the men’s regional is set for Saturday-Sunday, May 10-11.

What should the NBA do with Donald Sterling?

The NBA has a huge public-relations problem on its hands with Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s private comments on race that have seen become very public. The question is, What should the NBA do with Sterling, and even more to the point, what can the Association do with Sterling, who has owned the Clippers since 1981?

VCU researchers identify gene that causes excessive androgen production

Researchers from Penn State College of Medicine and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine have found that a specific protein is increased in theca cells, the source of excess male sex hormones, or androgens, that characterizes polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

#19 JMU women’s lacrosse upsets #9 Penn State, 11-10

Junior Stephanie Finley (Media, Pa./Sacred Heart) scored a game-high five goals, including the game winner with under a minute to play, to rally No. 19 JMU to an 11-10 upset of No. 9 Penn State, March 5.

JMU women’s lacrosse upsets #5 Loyola, 8-7

The JMU women’s lacrosse team rallied from a 5-1 first-half deficit to earn an 8-7 victory over visiting No. 5 Loyola (Md.) on Saturday afternoon at University Park. With the win, the Dukes advance to 3-1 on the season, while the Greyhounds fall to 2-2.

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#9 UVa. women’s lacrosse tops #8 Penn State, 12-11

The No. 9 UVa. women’s lacrosse team (2-3, 0-1 ACC) held off a late charge by No. 8 Penn State (2-2, 0-0 ALC) to earn a 12-11 victory on Saturday (March 1) at Klöckner Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.

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Parking information for UVa. athletics events on Saturday

Due to Saturday’s UVa.. home men’s basketball game against Syracuse (March 1 at 4 p.m.), parking for fans attending the Virginia women’s lacrosse game against Penn State (March 1 at noon) and the Virginia baseball game against Monmouth (March 1 at 1 p.m.) will be impacted.


ODU football hires Kermit Buggs as new secondary coach

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder announced today the hiring of Kermit Buggs as secondary coach and assistant defensive coordinator. Buggs coached the running backs and was the special teams coordinator this past season at Connecticut.

Penn State basketball defeats Longwood, 93-67

Brandon Taylor scored a game-high 25 points, including 16 in the second half, to lead Penn State University of the Big Ten Conference to a 93-67 men’s basketball victory past Longwood University on Sunday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park.

No. 1 UVa. women’s soccer downs Miami for 17th straight win

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No. 7 Virginia field hockey defeats No. 6 Penn State, 4-2

The No. 7 Virginia field hockey team defeated No. 6 Penn State, 4-2, Sunday (Sept. 1) in Charlottesville. Junior goalkeeper Jenny Johnstone (Paisley, Scotland) made 13 saves to improve her record and the team’s to 2-0.

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#6 UVa. women’s soccer blasts #7 Penn State

The No. 6 Virginia women’s soccer team recorded a four-goal victory over a top-10 opponent for second straight game, downing No. 7 Penn State 5-1 Friday night in front of 2,609 fans at Klöckner Stadium. Five different Cavaliers scored as Virginia, who improved to 3-0 on the season.

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Chris Graham: An early look at Penn State-UVa.

UVa. fans were understandably excited when the 2012 football schedule was released a few months ago and Penn State was listed as one of the nonconference home games for the upcoming season

Chris Graham: Keep pretending, Penn State

There’s a lot of pretense these days involving Penn State. Don’t let yourself get caught up in thinking that it ended when they took the statue of JoePa down

Chris Graham: NCAA sanctions in Penn State case fair

The NCAA did everything but give Penn State football the ultimate sanction in the form of the death penalty. In fact, it’s not hyperbole to suggest that maybe the death penalty would have been preferable