Friday, March 11, 2016
Yesterday, we shared the good news that incoming #UVAWBB recruit Dominique Toussaint was named Miss New York Basketball and Gatorade New York State Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Today, we get to share the good news that another #UVAWBB recruit, Jocelyn Willoughby has been named the Gatorade New Jersey State Girls Basketball Player of the Year.
The ITA’s 2016 Attendance Race is off to a flying start, with over 150 submissions gathered in the month of February. #UVAMensTennis and University of Florida women drew the most fans to its home matches last month.
@Inside_Lacrosse wrote an extensive feature on the Virginia men’s lacrosse program in its March issue. Writer Christian Swezey outlines UVA’s program since winning its fifth NCAA title in 2011 and how Dom Starsia’s squad has had to overcome a myriad of injuries over the past four seasons. Swezey also takes a look at how Starsia took the program to a new level when he took over the reins in 1993. You can read the full article by clicking here.
Former UVA safety Rodney McLeod (2008-11) is signing a five-year free agent deal with the Philadelphia Eagles after spending the last four years with the Rams, a team he joined as an undrafted free agent in 2012. McLeod led the Rams in special teams tackles as a rookie in 2012 and became one of their starting safeties at the start of the 2013 season.Â
Congratulations to former #UVAMBB standout and current Atlanta Hawk @MikeScott who welcomed this bundle of joy and future ‘Hoo (?) to the world and shared the good news on his Instagram.
If you aren’t in DC at the United Center this week, make sure you are following @uvasportsphotos who is again doing a fabulous job of capturing the energy and excitement in his tweets, ‘grams and photo galleries.