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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Respect of the Stick

As we reported on Monday, former @UVAMensLax All-American Zed Williams was named the MVP of the PLL Championships. Inside Lacrosse does a deep-dive into what this championship truly means to the member of the Seneca Nation. Read the full article here.

From Phenom To The Farm

This episode of Baseball America’s podcast “From Phenom to the Farm” features former @UVABaseball player Brandon Guyer discuss his seven-year big league career. Guyer talks the importance of being a two-sport athlete as an amateur, struggles and subsequent adjustments, and a dream come true big league debut. He’ll also discuss being a hit-by-pitch king and how to keep your cool when playing in a World Series. Give it a listen through your favorite podcast provider or find the direct links here.

All-American Hoo

@UVASwimDive’s Jack Wright was featured in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review for earning All-America honors during the season. Wright qualified for the NCAA Championships as a member of the Cavalier 800 freestyle relay.

The Bow Is Back


The NWSL Challenge Cup is over, but the Utah Royals profiled former @UVAWomensSoccer player Brittany Ratcliffe in their feature “The Bow Is Back” on Tuesday. The UVA alum, known for wearing a distinctive orange bow at UVA and still in her professional career, talked about her five years in the league and her career that took her from Boston to Kansas City and now Utah. She also talked about her recovery from a season-ending ACL injury last season and her return to action last month as a starter for the Royals.