CHARLOTTESVILLE — The Virginia chapter of the United States Tennis Association named Cavalier head coach Brian Boland its 2011 Coach of the Year in a ceremony last week. Boland was honored after a record-setting 2011 season for the Cavaliers.
The 2010-11 season was highlighted by just the latest in an ever-growing line of marks the Virginia program has made on the history of college tennis. The Cavaliers went 34-1 and reached the NCAA final, where their comeback from down 3-0 came up short in a 4-3 loss to USC. Virginia won its unprecedented fourth consecutive ITA National Team Indoor Championship and its seventh ACC championship in eight seasons. The team was ranked No. 1 for most of the season and were the first school in nearly two decades to have five players selected for the NCAA singles championship.