After earning the lead before halftime, the Virginia Cavaliers struggled in the final two frames of play and came up short against Notre Dame on Saturday, 35-20. The result pushed them back down to No. 23 in the AP Poll.
No. 1 Virginia women’s soccer top-ten clash with tenth-ranked Duke ended in a scoreless draw, on Sunday. Junior goalkeeper Laurel Ivory’s stop in a one-on-one situation during the first overtime session helped preserve the tie for the Cavaliers.
What a battle at Klöckner! No. 1⃣ @UVAWomenSoccer ties No. Duke ⤵️#GoHoos | #Wahoowa pic.twitter.com/GOstULw55s— Virginia Cavaliers (@VirginiaSports) September 29, 2019
The Wahoos weren’t entirely unsuccessful in South Bend this weekend, as men’s soccer bested the No. 21 Fighting Irish behind a goal from junior midfielder Joe Bell. With the win, the men’s team moved to 8-0-0, marking their best start since 2006.
Some by @MattRileyPhoto from today's 1-0 win at Notre Dame!— Virginia Men's Soccer (@UVAMenSoccer) September 28, 2019
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How Virginia is studying up to earn higher marks on the football field (The Athletic)
Andy Staples of The Athletic published a story on Virginia Athletic Director Carla Williams’ mission, in conjunction with Head Coach Bronco Mendenhall, to improve UVA football’s facilities. In just her third year as the director, the effects already feel palpable.
Tweet of the Day:
.@UVAFootball's Hasise Dubois gets the nod from @RandyMoss on ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown this morning for his leaping TD grab yesterday. ⚔️ #YouGotMossed pic.twitter.com/b5FhVApokA— bill hofheimer (@bhofheimer_espn) September 29, 2019