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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
@UVAFootball alum Anthony Harris has received the “Franchise Tag” from the @Vikings. Harris, a 2014 @UVA alum, signed as a undrafted free agent in 2015. Harris tied for the NFL lead in interceptions in 2019 and was rated the No. 2 safety in the NFL per Pro Football Focus since the 2017 NFL season. You can read more about the implications of that tagging and Harris’ success here.
Former UVA All-American @UVAMensLax player Zed Williams is making the jump from Major League Lacrosse (MLL) to the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL). He was drafted in the first round, fifth overall, by the @PLLWhipsnakes in this week’s PLL Entry Draft, which is for current professional lacrosse players looking to play in the PLL this season. Williams is a 2017 graduate from UVA and scored 75 career goals and 131 career points during his four-year career in Charlottesville. Williams was previously a third round pick in the 2017 MLL Draft by the Rochester Rattlers. CLICK HERE to hear from head coach Jim Stagnitta about the impact he thinks Williams will make for the Whips.
To respond to school closures and employment uncertainty @foodbankmetrodc is mobilizing to help during COVID-19. We’re kicking things off with a donation of 25K meals to help families during the pandemic. Help us get to 50K! Here’s how you can help: https://t.co/5pECLLhDJY
— Obi-Sean Kenobi Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) March 17, 2020
Former @UVABaseball standout and current Nats closer Sean Doolittle and his wife Eireanne Dolan have begun a fund raiser to help a food bank in the DC Metro area provide assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can visit their page to find out how to help their cause.