Cavalier Corner

February 2017

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CONTENTS 5 LETTER FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Virginia Athletics enjoyed a terrific year in 2016. 6 ALL IN FOR EXCELLENCE e All In For Excellence fundraising initiative includes every aspect of fundraising for Virginia Athletics. THE VAF ANNUAL FUND Gis to the Annual Fund support athletics scholarships, the Athletics Academic Affairs program and sport-specific operational budgets. 9 THE ANNUAL FUND 10 SCHOLARSHIPS 12 ATHLETICS ACADEMIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM 14 OPERATIONAL BUDGET SUPPORT 15 SPECIAL THANK YOU TO DONORS PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES Various programs and initiatives have been established to achieve fundraising goals and give special recognition to donors. 16 I GIVE 110% 16 TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL 17 40-YEAR MILESTONE 18 CAVALIERS FOR LIFE 20 YOUNG ALUMNI 22 CAR DEALER PROGRAM 24 COACHES 10 e goal for Coaches 10 support is $1 million for 2017. 26 MAKING AN ENDOWMENT GIFT Endowed funds provide a lasting source of support for Virginia Athletics. 28 FACILITIES Current facility priorities include a renovation and expansion of Davenport Field, a new tennis facility to support the men's and women's tennis programs and an enhanced facility for Virginia's golf programs. 30 CAVALIER LEGACY Cavalier Legacy recognizes donors who choose to support Virginia Athletics through financial or estate planning. 31 VAF STAFF Our team boasts a cumulative 178 years of service from its 21 staff members. ON THE COVER - As a student-athlete, Micah was a 2016 Academic All-American, ACC All-Academic team selection and a 2016 All-ACC performer who led the conference in tackles. 24 28

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