Cavalier Corner

December 2014

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"The opportunity is there, and we're not out of it. But we have to win. We've got to win a lot of these matches here at the end. … So we think there's a shot for us to make a pretty big move here in these next 11 matches. It's all out there for the kids. If we run here a little bit, we're going to be a borderline NCAA team. The kids understand, hey, we put ourselves in a hole. There's a way to dig yourselves out of the hole right now." — Volleyball coach DENNIS HOHENSELT, who is trying to lead the Cavs to their first NCAA appear‑ ance since 1999 (the Wahoos got off to their best start since 2003 at 6‑0, and stood 15‑9 overall and 8‑3 in the ACC as of Nov. 2) "I've known some of the guys on our team since I was little, but I've bonded with everybody here, not just the Bayside guys or just the 757 guys. We want to make a change here and prove that Virginia can play football. It would mean a lot to all of us. Those 1989 guys were the top dogs. We want to do that all over again." — Rookie safety Quin Blanding, who led the team with 89 tack - les and two interceptions through nine games, on why he chose Virginia ( HOO'S TALKING PHOTO COURTESY UVA ◆ Dec. 11, 1971 — Guard Barry Parkhill sets the single-game scoring record by re- cording 51 points against Baldwin-Wallace. He went on to be named ACC Basketball Player of the Year and ACC Athlete of the Year after leading the league in scoring. Parkhill currently serves as Virginia's associate athletic director for development. UVA HISTORY PHOTO COURTESY UVA

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