Legendary Virginia women’s basketball head coach Debbie Ryan will be honored at UVA’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) celebration on Sunday, Feb. 18, when the Cavaliers host Syracuse (2 p.m.).

Since 1996, the Virginia Department of Athletics and the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center have collaborated in a celebration of NGWSD, an event that brings national attention to the achievements of female athletes and issues facing girls and women in sport.