Christmas is over, and Bowl Week is officially underway! The Virginia Cavaliers arrived in Charlotte on Christmas Day, checking into a very well decorated Westin hotel:
After a warm welcome from Belk Bowl Executive Director Will Webb, the Hoos got some sleep before kicking off a big week of action. The first stop on the Bowl Week tour?
The Charlotte Motor Speedway! Upon arrival, Coach Bronco Mendenhall received a spiffy new jacket as the team watched (and peep that sweet ride):
The players and coaches got their own chance to take a high-speed whirl around the track.
I guess you could say Bowl week is off to a...fast....start.
After the 160mph ride, Coach Mendenhall was effusive with his praise of the high-octane trip around the track. It’s pretty clear he enjoyed himself.
Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins was nervous, but excited, to take the track:
Wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus was less excited, but decided to give it a try because...YOLO.
The Cavaliers face off against South Carolina at noon on December 29. Stay with us all week for updates!