Virginia men’s lacrosse (13-3) became ACC Champions on Saturday at Klöckner Stadium, defeating No. 9 Notre Dame (8-6) in the tournament championship, 10-4. Following the win, four Cavaliers were named to the All-ACC Tournament team: senior midfielders Dox Aitken and Ryan Conrad, who also earned the distinction of Most Outstanding Player, junior defenseman Jared Conners, and sophomore attackman Matt Moore.
UVA commits Seneca Milledge and Major Williams showed off their speed at the Florida High School Athletic Association Track and Field championships on Saturday, helping lead their team to victory in the 2A 4x100m relay final. Later in the day, Milledge set the fastest 100 meter dash time among all the classes competing in the event with a 10.55, also giving him the 2A 100 title.
2 Hoos (Seneca and Major) worked hard for this day. I’ve recruited them since the jump and have seen them progress to where they are now. Congratulations—can’t wait for you two to begin your careers in C’ville @senecamilledge @TrulyBl3ssed17 https://t.co/d5m7trGmBU— UVACoachAtuaia (@UVACoachAtuaia) May 4, 2019
Three Virginia Cavaliers women’s soccer alums have made the roster for the 2019 Women’s World Cup, announced last Thursday. Defenders Becky Sauerbrunn (2007) and Emily Sonnett (2015) will join midfielder Morgan Brian (2014) with the national team this summer in France. Look out for these Hoos on the pitch when the U.S. begins play in Group F on June 11.
BACK FOR FOUR— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) May 2, 2019
23 players on the squad. A nation at our back. Our World Cup roster is here.#OneNationOneTeam #FIFAWWC
Kiwi Jack Salt helped Virginia basketballer Isaiah Wilkins through darkest days (Stuff.co.nz)
A nice piece on the relationship between fan favorites Jack Salt and Isaiah Wilkins, who now plays for the Canterbury Rams in New Zealand. Per Wilkins, Salt was integral to helping him get through his battles with depression, “I don’t know if I would have finished school if I didn’t have Jack.”
Tweet of the Day:
Josh Sborz? You mean the guy that was named the College World Series Most Outstanding Player after his team won the NCAA title in 2015? Yea, I think that guy is real.
When you're going undercover in the sports community and have to make up a fake name on the spot. pic.twitter.com/rCeBYgUXuS— David Roth (@david_j_roth) May 4, 2019