Sunday, June 7, 2009

Year in Sports

As many of you know, UVa competes as a D-1 school in the ACC with over 20+ varsity sports. You may also know that we haven't been doing so hot in football and basketball (it's a rebuilding year, duh!). But let's not ignore the teams that put together a banner year for Cavalier sports...

Men's Tennis
: Was ranked #1 in the country the entire season, won the ACC title, and the doubles team of Dominic Inglot and Michael Shabaz won the NCAA Doubles Championship. This makes 3 NCAA championships in as many years.

Baseball: Won its first ever ACC title this year and is headed to the College World Series as of this writing.

Men's Swimming and Diving: Won its 10th ACC crown in the past 11 years.

Women's Swimming and Diving: Won its second straight ACC crown.

Men's Cross Country: Won its 3rd ACC crown in the past 4 years.

Men's Lacrosse: Was ranked #1 most of the season and advanced to the Final Four. Set the record for the longest game (7 OT's!) ever this year against Maryland and obviously, we prevailed victorious.

Women's Rowing: Won the NCAA South Region championship for the 6th time in 7 years.

Men's Track and Field: Tied for the ACC title.

If you were counting, that gives the Cavaliers 6 ACC titles this year, tying us for most crowns in one year. Yes...we are kinda the

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