Friday, March 18, 2016
When #UVAMBB coach Tony Bennett went down during the Hoos’ first-round NCAA game due to dehydration, it caused a lot of excitement on Twitter. And when your name is Tony Bennett, it can also cause some confusion. The other Tony Bennett (the crooner) took to Twitter to make sure his fans knew he was fine and pass along best wishes to our Tony Bennett. Class move.
For the second week in a row, UVA has a NCAA Champ. This week it was junior swimmer Leah Smith winning the 500-yard freestyle for the second year in a row and her third career NCAA title. Swimming World Magazine caught up with her after the race. Check out the video here.
Jeff Crady, in the Last Word on Sports blog, shares the second installment of his in-depth look at Virginia senior #MTennis player Ryan Shane as he plays his last season of collegiate tennis and transitions to the pro tour. His series is providing is a fascinating glimpse into the life of a student-athlete.