Monday, April 25, 2016
#UVAWLAX seniors Brooke and Kelly Boyd have played lacrosse together since kindergarten, and now that is coming to the close as the Cavaliers enter postseason play. Watch this story from the Newsplex on how the Boyd twins are more than just teammates.
VirginiaSportsTV put together this excellent recap of the Hoos final day of spring practice.
Former Virginia two-sport star Meghan O’Leary (third from left) captured the women’s double skulls at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Sarasota, Fla., with teammate Ellen Tomek on Sunday, April 24 to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics. O’Leary (’08) played softball and volleyball at UVA. Also, far right in the photo is former UVA rower Keziah Beall (’12) who finished 3rd in the trials.
Assistant football coach Mark Atuaia (@UVACoachAtuaia) delivered a strong message on Twitter to his position players, UVA fans and future Hoos. If you don’t follow him on social media, you are missing quite an experience.
Social media was buzzing Sunday with the return of HBO’s smash series Game of Thrones. It turns out the well-known author of the books behind the series, George RR Martin (@GRRMspeaking) , is a huge N.Y. Jets fans and he tweeted out a special message to recently retired offensive tackle and former Wahoo D’Brickashaw Ferguson (@Dbrickashaw).
Former #UVAWGolf All-American Brittany Altomare (@Britt_alto12) won the Symetra Tour’s Guardian Retirement Championship at Sara Bay in Sarasota, Fla. to earn her way onto the LPGA Tour’s next stop. Altomare, a former ACC Champion, won on the fifth playoff hole to pick up her first professional victory. Altomare earned a spot to theÂ Volunteers of America Texas Shootout Presented by JTBC in Irving, Texas April 28-May 1.