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April 12 Rotunda Roundup - Men's Tennis Looks for 100 Straight, Rocco is Trapped, and More

Michael Rocco is having a tough time at Richmond, the men's tennis team is looking to reach new heights, and the football team is counting on the defense to lead the way. All that and more on today's Rotunda Roundup.

Richmond QB Michael Rocco is having a rough go with the NCAA rulebook
Richmond QB Michael Rocco is having a rough go with the NCAA rulebook
Kevin C. Cox

NCAA Denies Richmond's Appeal For Michael Rocco - - The Official Athletic Website of the University of Richmond
Welp, it doesn't get a lot worse for former Virginia QB Michael Rocco. He'll have to sit out a year at Richmond due to NCAA rules. #FreeRocco - Sabre Roundtable: Thoughts On QBs, More
Insight on Virginia football doesn't get more in-depth than this. The Sabre Roundtable breaks down UVA's spring game, from QBs to special teams and a whole lot more.

UVa embraces new defensive philosophy - ACC Blog - ESPN
While the football offense has received its fair share of criticism this spring, has anyone really given due credit to the defense? The unit has been outstanding thus far, and it might be the key to its upcoming season.

UVa men's lacrosse team looks to end slide against Duke - The Daily Progress: Sports
Have we mentioned the UVA vs. Duke lacrosse game is important? Because it is. Seriously, another Virginia loss might mean a playoff-free postseason. For a team that hasn't been outside the Top 20 since 2004, this is kind of a big deal.

Men's Tennis Concludes Home Schedule vs. Clemson and Georgia Tech - VIRGINIASPORTS.COM - The University of Virginia Official Athletic Site
So, apparently winning 100 straight ACC matches is somewhat impressive. Well, regardless, the UVA men's tennis team will have the opportunity to do just that on Friday vs. Clemson and on Saturday vs. Georgia Tech. The No. 1 ranked Hoos are a juggernaut right now, and are undefeated on the season.A