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Virginia Women’s Soccer back in action; Juan Thornhill getting big, and of course, hoops

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I think we are all glad sports are back.

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More news from around grounds! Let’s see what our UVA athletes are up to:

Hoos ready for some soccer?! The UVA women’s team posted a pretty awesome video highlighting some of last season’s best moments to get you excited. Go see them in action for the first time tonight at Klöckner Stadium at 7 PM.

Jeff White hosts QB Bryce Perkins on his podcast (Virginia Sports)
Virginia Sports’ Jeff White sat down with new starting quarterback Bryce Perkins yesterday. Perkins touched on how he ended up in Charlottesville, what he’s doing to prepare for the upcoming season, and more. Click the link above to listen to the whole interview.

Bigger, Stronger Juan Thornhill Ready to Tackle Safety Position for UVA (NBC29)
Having added 15 pounds, now Juan Thornhill is looking at combining his speed and power along with weight, and is ready to be a force to be reckoned with.

Duke, UNC are the headliners, but ACC’s supporting cast runs deep
ESPN is back with their nonsense about how Duke and UNC are the headliners and UVA is apparently just a part of the “supporting cast.” But notwithstanding that, they do list Dre Hunter as one of the five players to watch. They also tout Tony Bennett’s record of winning, and consider Duke, UNC, and UVA as the clear ACC upper echelon. TL;DR? Virginia will bounce back just fine from the UMBC loss.

TOTD:

Former UVA legend, and now wide receivers coach for the Cavaliers, Marques Hagans posted a photo with his old friend Heath Miller on Thursday. What a great tandem these two were back in the day!