Cavalier Corner

June 2017

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JUNE 2017 ◆ 11 Virginia Field Hockey won its first ACC championship in school history. Coming in as the sixth-seed, they were the lowest- seeded team to win the ACC title in the event's history. PHOTO COURTESY UVA Virginia Rowing won four of five races to claim its eighth consecutive ACC Rowing championship. The Cavaliers have won 17 of the 18 ACC championship regattas and 68 of the 75 cham- pionship races. PHOTO COURTESY UVA Under head coach Brian Boland, Virginia Men's Tennis won the 2017 ACC championship for the 12th time in program history. They edged Wake Forest in a thrilling 4-3 redemption match from the ACC title a year ago. PHOTO COURTESY UVA The 2017 NCAA men's tennis champions, crowned for the third consecutive year, and fourth in five years. PHOTO COURTESY UVA UVA'S INDIVIDUAL ACC CHAMPIONS Jimmy Stanger — Men's Individual Golf Champion Stanger entered a four-player playoff for the individual crown after making a six-foot birdie putt. He then birdied the first playoff hole to secure the title. Women's 800-yard Freestyle Relay Team — Morgan Hill, Kaitlyn Jones, Jennifer Marrkand and Leah Smith This relay team took the ACC title and record with a time of 6:56.21. It was UVA's 10th straight ACC win in this event. Kaitlyn Jones — Women's 200-yard Butterfly Jones won her second consecutive ACC title in the 200-yard fly with a time of 1:53.21, out-touching the field by more than a second. Laura Simon — Women's 100-yard Breaststroke Simon, a two-time ACC champion in the 200-yard breast- stroke, captured her first ACC title in the 100-yard breaststroke. Jordan Scott — Men's Indoor Track Triple Jump Scott, a first-year, earned his first league indoor track title by taking the triple jump with a mark of 16.11 meters. Also this year, Scott broke a 45-year-old school record in the event. Jack Lint — Men's Indoor Track Heptathlon Lint won the indoor conference title for men's heptathlon, thanks to a pair of personal-best performances in the long jump and shot put events. Jordan Young — Men's Indoor Track Weight Throw Young, a seven-time All-American, won his second title in the weight throw, posting a throw of 22.42 meters (73-6.75). He also won the conference title in 2015. EXCELLENCE

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