Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Hoos Got Medals
Virginia Magazine tracked down former Cavalier Olympians to gather advice for the 18 athletes and coaches with UVA ties headed to the Rio Olympics. Wyatt Allen, Angela Hucles, Melanie Kok, Matt McLean, Ed Moses, Lauren Perdue, Becky Sauerbrunn, and Lindsay Shoop also share some memories and reflections in this article.
US Soccer has released a series of animated shorts ahead of their trip to Rio, with each episode featuring a different member of the team, including former #UVAWSOC standouts Morgan Brian and Becky Sauerbrunn.Â Watch this unique, new U.S. Soccer video series featuring stories here.
#UVAMLAX sophomore midfielder Ryan Conrad helped lead the US U19 National Team back from a 6-0 deficit against Canada on Saturday to win 13-12 and garner the Americans their eight-consecutive gold medal at the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Under-19 Men’s Lacrosse World Championships presented by Novus. Conrad scored with eight seconds remaining coming off a screen and burying the ball, capping off an unbelievable comeback for the Americans who trailed 8-2 at the half
On Monday, a pair of Cavaliers qualified for the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship through a sectional qualifying event in Lexington, N.C. Sophomore Anna Redding and Morgan Gonzales made the cut at Sapona Ridge Country Club. They join junior Maho Hayakawa and sophomore Lyndsey Hunnell who qualified in June at Bethesda, Md. The 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur takes place Aug. 1-7 at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa.