Cavalier Corner

Dec. 2019

Cavalier Corner is the publication just for UVa sports fans!

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 25 of 31

26 CAVALIER CORNER & VAF news notables #WahooWomen New York City Women's Event at Amy Griffin's home with Director of Athletics, Carla Williams. Midwestern Wahoo Weekend 1 – VAF Members on the Virginia Cavalier Express from Chicago, IL to South Bend, IN. 2 – Cavalier Tailgate in South Bend for the UVA vs. Notre Dame foot- ball game. 3 – VAF Staff Denny Smythe, Dirk Katstra and Emily Wayland in front of Touchdown Jesus. William and Mary- September 6 Lauren Cricchi-Richmond, VA Florida State- September 14 The Cooke Family-Charlottesville, VA Old Dominion- September 21 40-Year Milestone Donors, Class of 2018 Duke- October 19 VAF Car Dealers Georgia Tech- November 9 Wes Battle-Pittsburgh, PA Liberty- November 23 The Carlisle Family-Fort Spring, WV Virginia Tech- November 29 The Connors Family-Chesterbrook, PA Members of the Game — Football 2019 1 3 2 VAF Staff Update Ryan Weigand joined the Virginia Athletics Foundation in October 2019 and works with donors in the Roanoke, Richmond, Atlanta and Florida regions. In addition, he works closely with the track and field and cross country, women's soccer and wrestling programs. Weigand graduated from UVA in '08 with a degree in psychology from the College of Arts and Sciences. While on Grounds, he was a member of the football program as a punter and two-year letter winner, earning 2nd team All-ACC honors after his senior season. He is excited to return home to Charlottesville and give back to the University that has given him so much. His professional career has been committed to the fundraising side of intercollegiate athletics. Over the past nine years he has worked at Michigan State, Northern Arizona and Long Beach State in various capacities with experience ranging from annual fund to major gifts. He is pas - sionate about building and maintaining relationships, as they are the key to transforming lives for the young people we serve. He is married to Darcie, also a former track and field student-athlete at Long Beach State. They have two sons Jameson, three and Sullivan, one. Your donation to the Virginia Athletics Foundation, no matter how big or small, is significant to the Virginia Athletics program. To make your pledge or donation, visit or call (800) 626-8723.

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Cavalier Corner - Dec. 2019