September 2020

UVA Football Seeks Encore To Breakout 2019 Season

 The September 2020 issue of Cavalier Corner includes:

  • A preview of the upcoming football season with an article on fourth-year safety Joey Blount
  • A look back at the past year of UVA athletics
  • Features on Virginia’s male and female athletes of the year, football star Bryce Perkins and women’s swimmer Paige Madden
  • Plus much more!

Dirk Katstra

Executive Director

Dear Cavalier Fan

Summer is winding down and students are making their way back to Grounds. This year will look different than years past but our goal remains the same: to ensure our student-athletes have the best possible experience while learning and competing at UVA. To achieve that goal, we are diligently working with our donor base to fully fund scholarships, operational budgets, academic support and the Master Plan.

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Features

Cavalier Sports

Notable Numbers

Notable Numbers

AROUND GROUNDS Notable Numbers   1ST Left-handed quarterback — third-year Brennan Armstrong — to start for the Cavaliers since Jameel Sewell started 32 career games for the Cavaliers over the 2006, 2007 and 2009 seasons. Armstrong was tabbed as the team’s starter by head coach Bronco Mendenhall on Aug. 27.   2  Virginia women’s golfers […]

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Around Grounds

Around Grounds

AROUND GROUNDS Hoo’s Talking “I just can’t say enough about our coaches and our student-athletes. We’ve had over 1,100 tests, and had four student-athletes to test positive, which is remarkable in that those positives were in the very beginning. And so over the last three rounds of tests, we haven’t had any positives and so […]

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Snapshot

Snapshot

  snapshot New Home Turf By Scott Fitzgerald • Photos courtesy UVA The Virginia football team christened two new natural grass fields on Aug. 10, the day of the first official practice of the 2020 season. “Being on two brand-new grass fields is another step for our program,” said head coach Bronco Mendenhall, who noted […]

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Cavalier Profile: Andreas Ueland

Cavalier Profile: Andreas Ueland

cavalier profile   Andreas Ueland Second-Year Soccer   cavalier profile   Andreas Ueland Second-Year • Soccer   By Scott Fitzgerald • Photo by Jim Daves The first year as a student-athlete at an American university could not have been scripted better for Andreas Ueland, a rising second-year defender on the Virginia men’s soccer team. Ueland […]

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Cavalier Profile: Cato Geusgens

Cavalier Profile: Cato Geusgens

cavalier profile   Cato Geusgens Second-Year Field Hockey   By Melissa Dudek • Photo by Matt Riley “Consistency” is the first word that comes to Virginia field hockey head coach Michele Madison’s mind when describing Cato Geusgens. In her rookie season with the Virginia field hockey team, Geusgens proved herself to be consistent on both […]

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VAF News & Notables

CARES Act Provisions

CARES Act Provisions

CARES Act Provisions May Benefit You and Your Family as You Consider Supporting Virginia Athletics With a Donation to the Virginia Athletics Foundation The recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law on March 27, 2020 includes two provisions of note to VAF donors as follows. CARES Act charitable giving […]

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