Wednesday, March 9, 2016
UVA men’s lacrosse first-year Phil Poquie made a big impression in his collegiate debut on Tuesday night. The Philadelphia, Pa., native scored the tying and game-winning goals as Virginia topped visiting Saint Joseph’s. Poquie scored with 8:47 and 7:55 left in the game and UVA never trailed again, winning 9-7. Poquie was born in the Ivory Coast, lived in Liberia and moved to the United States when he was two years old. Poquie was listed as the No. 46 recruit in the nation by Inside Lacrosse.
MLB Spring Training camps are in full swing, and former #UVABase infielder Chris Taylor is once again in line for a spot with the Seattle Mariners. The Mariners profiled Taylor’s career, including a cool look back at his prime UVA moment, in this piece.
The USWNT takes on Germany tonight in the SheBelieves Cup on ESPN3. It won’t be the spectacle of the World Cup Semifinal, but Graham Hayes of ESPN analyzes why it matters and what’s on the line…including a look at the back line that includes former UVA soccer standouts Becky Sauerbrunn and Emily Sonnett. He answers five questions moving forward as the former Cavaliers strive to help the USWNT win the World Cup and the Olympics in back-to-back years – something no team has ever done.