For those who thought the departure of Mike Rocco left Phillip Sims with a leg up in the quarterback competition, there is a dark horse candidate who looks to be the new favorite to lead the Cavaliers in the fall. David Watford is in fact handling a majority of the first-team snaps in spring practice, and it looks like we'll have yet another intense QB competition this summer in Charlottesville, folks.
Loss to Maryland hurts U.Va. lacrosse postseason hopes - Richmond Times Dispatch - Richmond VA
Seriously, what's up with our laxers these days? The men's team find itself in serious danger of missing the NCAA tournament after a tough loss to Maryland over the weekend. Next thing you know, the basketball team is going to get snubbed of a tournament spot...too soon?
Papendick Breaks 200 Back School Record on Final Day of NCAAs - VIRGINIASPORTS.COM - The University of Virginia Official Athletic Site
UVA freshman Luke Papendick may have stole the show over the weekend for Virginia men's swim and dive at the NCAA championships on Saturday. Papendick broke the 200 meter backstroke school record, and the team came in 27th in the team standings. Meanwhile, still waiting on official word on the inclusion of the doggie paddle as a certified event in the sport. Sigh.
No. 15 Virginia bests 14 ranked teams to win Bryan National Collegiate - NCAA.com
Coming from the "weekend highlights you may have missed" department, UVA women's golf had a fantastic showing on the links this weekend, capturing the Bryan National Collegiate tournament over a stacked field. Mmm, trophies. Go Lady Hoos!
The win streak for the baseball team couldn't quite reach double digits, as the Hoos fell victim to the Miami Hurricanes in the series finale to stop the run at nine games. Here's to more streaking in the future, ladies and gentlemen.