My heart aches for my friend and former @UVAMensHoops teammate @BernieFloriani who has passed on after his battle with #ALS. He was a tough competitor and a friend you could always count on.
My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family tonight. Much love Bernie. RIP.
— John Crotty (@JohnCrottyHEAT) July 31, 2020
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Friday, July 31, 2020
Rest in Peace
Former @UVAMensBasketball walk-on Bernie Floriani passed away this week after battling ALS. Back in 2019, the Delaware State News ran a fabulous feature about his life, his career and his love of Virginia men’s basketball. Give it a read here.
“I fell in love with the game at such a young age.” – @tyjerome_
— Phoenix Suns (@Suns) July 30, 2020
Ty Jerome answers that question in this piece put out by the Phoenix Suns.
— Women's Sports Foundation (@WomensSportsFdn) July 30, 2020
Last week, we shared that former @UVAWomensSoccer standout Angela Hucles is part of the ownership group of the new NWSL team, Angel City, that is coming to LA. Hucles talks about that and other things in this Q&A posted by the Women’s Sports Foundation.
Back on Course
The LPGA returns to action on Friday in Ohio. Three former #UVa golfers will be competing in tournament, their first live competition in months.
“I love tournament golf, so I’m really excited for all those feelings to come back when we tee it up Friday.” https://t.co/2VNlKiGxhi pic.twitter.com/OhODUZSPqq
— Cavalier Insider (@cavalierinsider) July 30, 2020
Brittany Altomare, Lauren Coughlin and Elizabeth Szokol are all in the field for the LPGA Drive On Championship, a three-round LPGA event that begins this morning, as Bennett Conlin of the Daily Progress details in this article.