BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 30: Members of the Virginia Cavaliers hold up the trophy after defeating the Maryland Terrapins 9-7 at M&T Bank Stadium on May 30, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
There's never been any doubt that the Virginia alumni base is the best in the world. When thedefeated the Maryland Terrapins 9-7 on Monday afternoon to take home the 2011 men's lacrosse national championship, it wasn't just fans who were hootin' n hollerin' though. Here we take just a quick whirlwind tour of some former players and other random people who joined in celebrating the return of hardware to Charlottesville.
I still bleed orange & blue #wahoowa !!
Former UVa Football running back Wali Lundy
Congrats Uva LAX.. Yall did it again...Im not suprised tho!
Former UVa Basketball point guard Sean Singletary
Congrats UVA mens lacrosse with the national championship
Former UVa Football defensive end Chris Long
After the jump, we include some recruits, some current players, and the governor of Virginia.
Congratulations to the NCAA Champion @UVA Men's lacrosse team!
Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Happy for my boys...see ya mon...so much Flairrr
One of the greatest middies to don the UVa jersey, Shamel Bratton
YUUUUUUUUUP DONE. #uva family
Former UVa Lacrosse defenseman Brett Hughes, member of the 2003 national championship team
Congrats UVA LAX. Helluva bounce back
Current UVa Tennis player Jarmere Jenkins
Of course, a few current players got in on the celebration as well:
LOL RT @DoctorGeisler: I'm gonna boot everywhere....epic epic epic.
Current UVa Lacrosse redshirted goalie Austin Geisler, whose tweets are protected
2011 national champs... Going #ham for life -- thanks to all the fans and supporters. God bless america
Current UVa Lacrosse goalie Adam Ghitelman
Two basketball recruits from the Class of 2012 also chimed in:
Uva NCAA lax champs2011!! #allwedoiswin
Hahahahahaha let's goo happy for my guys! Go #UVALax
The controversial Justin Anderson, who twists the knife he had previously left in Maryland's back. You won't find any complaints here.
Congratulations once again to everyone who's a part of the UVa Family!