Monday, March 20, 2017
Two pieces today about former Cavaliers in the professional ranks. First, former #UVAFB offensive lineman Oday Aboushi has signed a free-agent deal with the Seattle Seahawks.
Next, former #UVABase All-American Phil Gosselin has made a great impression in Pittsburgh Pirates’ Spring Training, showing his ability to play multiple positions well as he works to earn a roster spot.
Senior women’s swimmer and 2016 Olympian Leah Smith checked off another accomplishment for herself last week at the NCAA Championships. Smith, who won back-to-back 500 freestyle NCAA titles entering the week, finished second behind Katie Ledecky but it was Smith’s personal best and a UVA record time of 4:28.90. SwimSwam caught up with Smith following the performance to talk her new UVA record and becoming just the second woman ever to swim under 4:30.00.
Daily Press: Bennett vows to learn from baffling NCAA tournament demise